Education News from NY Times

International Education: In Jordan, Educated Women Face Shortage of Jobs

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 12:01pm
Unemployment among highly educated women is above 35 percent in Jordan, where more women than men attend college.

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Motherlode Blog: Lackeys of Youth Soccer, That ‘Arrogant’ Sport

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 9:54am
Outside the United States, soccer is a working-class sport. Our club charges $2,200 per child per year.

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Admissions: Reasons for Hope While Applying to College

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 7:21am
There are fewer spots for American students at many top colleges. But the market has expanded in other ways.

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Union Effort at Northwestern May Not Mean Much for Public Colleges

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:23pm
The vast majority of Division I universities are public but the National Labor Relations Board has no power over them, only over private-sector employers like Northwestern.

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Fight Against Sexual Assaults Holds Colleges to Account

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:58pm
As more victims go public and more of them file formal federal complaints, activists are making shrewd use of the law and the media to force schools to change their approach to assaults.

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Condoleezza Rice Backs Out of Rutgers Speech After Student Protests

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 3:09pm
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who was to speak at the May 18 commencement at Rutgers University, said she did not want to detract from the day’s festivities.

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