Education News from NY Times
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Balwant Bains was at the center of the issues facing multicultural Britain, including the perennial question of balancing religious precepts and cultural identity against assimilation.
Shirley Ann Jackson of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute earned $7,143,312 in 2012, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s ranking of salaries at private colleges.
New York City has reached a tentative contract deal with the union representing school principals that would raise their salaries substantially and give them retroactive pay, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Saturday.
European institutions hold steady as midsize American ones fall back, according to the Emerging-Trendence Global Employability Ranking.
Yuko Tanaka, the first female president of Japan's Hosei University, has already broken barriers. She wants to take down more, by raising the traditional institution's international profile.
By the time we reach Sunday – this supposed day of rest – I’ve had it with arguing with my kids. I am tired of saying “no” and “because I said so.” I’m tempted to just say, “Fine, let’s skip church today.” But I don’t.
One morning, my daughter found a scarf in my purse and declared, “Mama, let me do your scarf so you can look Muslim.” She said this in the same way you might say, “Let me do your hair so you can look beautiful.”
Students have endured a tumultuous semester: the disappearance of a sophomore, two suicides and an article about an alleged gang rape that put the university in the center of a national debate.
The magazine acknowledged “discrepancies” in an article that described a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity.
Anne Williams-Isom, of Harlem Children’s Zone, says a mentor taught her much about authentic leadership, partly by “being really clear about what she was saying and what she needed.”
Ella Cheng, who has been involved with student government, defeated Will Gansa, who ran a joke campaign focused on culinary changes.