Education News from NY Times

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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Teachers Question Pay-for-Performance Element in Proposed Contract

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:59pm
Some say a new agreement that would pay extra to New York teachers who take on more work is too good to be true, while others welcome the raises.

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Motherlode Blog: Advice for Parents Touring Colleges: Don’t Talk

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:35pm
When I took my oldest child for her college tours, I tried to chat with my fellow parents. Now I know better.

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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:57am
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.

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The Learning Network: Skills and Strategies | Enlivening Reading Clubs With Tech Tools and More

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:00am
This week Sarah Gross suggests a few strategies for rethinking student book and reading clubs, with or without technology.

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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | April 2014

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 7:51am
Ten articles published in April that feature teenagers demonstrating bravery, entrepreneurship or an indomitable spirit.

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