Education News from NY Times

Square Feet: Where 600 College Students Live Above the Store

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 5:36pm
College dormitories are booming in Manhattan, often built in partnership with development companies that leave the street-level space for commercial use.
    





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De Blasio Recognizes Obstacles Standing in Way of Schools Plan

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 4:54am
While announcing his choice of Carmen Fariña as the next chancellor of New York City schools, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio acknowledged that his agenda could face hurdles.
    





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The House Edge: Academics Who Defend Wall St. Reap Reward

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:53pm
Wall Street paid academic experts — and gave money to their universities — whose research supported the financial community’s views on commodity trading.
    





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Veteran of City School System Is Said to Be Next Chancellor

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 1:01am
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio was expected to appoint Carmen Fariña, a veteran educator in New York City who has served as a teacher, principal and superintendent.
    





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Solving Problems for Real World, Using Design

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 11:55pm
Formally the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, the D.school has made a global impact by encouraging students to find out what is most useful.
    





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