Education News from NY Times
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The planned Yenching Academy at Peking University, which is aimed at producing “future leaders,” has stirred resistance from many students and professors.
Twelve former public school employees are accused of conspiring to alter and boost students’ standardized test scores.
Prep schools offering private or semiprivate instruction are a growing alternative to the usual large-group experience.
Cornell Tech, a campus being built by Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is preparing for a future it can't yet imagine.
My husband and I consider our family progressive. We’re all for boys in pink playing with dolls. But progressive really means letting your children choose what to love, and my son loves football.
Judge Claudia Wilken gave N.C.A.A. officials hope that any required changes might not be the death knell that seemed imminent.
With its academics and its finances under fire, the Texas sports academy created by Deion Sanders, the Hall of Fame cornerback and N.F.L. commentator, is facing the loss of its state charter.
Maybe parents who send their children to college will live longer, but a recent study did not prove it.
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Student loans need reform. But recent gloomy reports obscure the key benefit of borrowing for college: a college education.
The cost of textbooks continue to rise, but alternatives like renting books and downloading “open source” course documents help to keep costs manageable.
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