Education News from NY Times
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The agreement between the de Blasio administration and the teachers’ and principals’ unions came just before a deadline for the city to submit plans to the state for turning around the institutions.
In today’s episode of “The Triumph of the Well-Stocked Kitchen,” our heroine runs out of bread and chicken broth, but is able to save the day on both occasions. The exciting weekly cooking routine of this mother of four.
The families of young victims of traffic violence advocated for a slower speed limit in New York City, and won. Not everyone is happy about it.
I was hoping my 4-year-old would see the library as I once did, as a hushed building full of endless promise. Instead, it’s become an arcade.
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
At the risk of being accused of holiday creep, I have to share these Rudolph, Santa, Hermey and Bumble stamps.
I get it. You’re busy with iPhones and iPads and WhatApp and whatnot. But couldn’t you do all those things from the comfort of my home for $10 (or so) an hour?
What do you think will happen with “Alex from Target”? Will his viral photo lead to more opportunities than just 15 minutes of fame? Or, do you think Mr. Laboeuf will go back to his normal life, just with a lot more Twitter followers?
A collection of everything published in The Times about young people in October 2014.
How should the United States and the rest of the world respond to the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar?
Harvard acknowledged this week that it had used hidden cameras to photograph classes, poking a sore spot created by the news last year that it had searched faculty members’ email accounts.
Mariangela Kefalas was fired a week after telling her supervisor at International Preschools that she had seen Malthe Thomsen touching students inappropriately.
The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘Little Things Are Big’ and ‘Students See Many Slights as Racial ‘Microaggressions’ ‘
Read New York Times reporting on the concept of “microaggressions” alongside a widely-taught 1961 piece by Jesús Colón. Use the two to spark discussions about identity, difference, bias and awareness.
It’s a statement that makes some parents uncomfortable — what are we teaching them, if that’s the goal? It’s still worth talking about honestly.