Education News from NY Times

Preschool Teacher Is Stabbed to Death in Classroom in France

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:05pm
The police said the suspect, the mother of a pupil in the teacher’s class, had been in treatment for “serious psychiatric problems.”

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College Group Run for Profit Looks to Close or Sell Schools

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:34pm
Corinthian Colleges, under an agreement with the Education Department, will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada, and it will close a dozen others.

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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week Four | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:01am
Our Summer Reading Contest is in its fourth week. To participate, just write in below by 7 a.m. Eastern on July 11.

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Birth Control Order Deepens Divide Among Justices

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:00pm
The Supreme Court temporarily barred the government from enforcing against a Christian college a contraception rule under the Affordable Care Act, drawing a furious dissent from the three female justices, who said the court had broken a promise.

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Lawsuit Challenges New York’s Teacher Tenure Laws

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:16pm
In the wake of a landmark court decision in California, an education advocacy group says the laws violate the State Constitution’s guarantee of a “sound basic education.”
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Mortgages: College Debt and Home Buying

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:47pm
While homeownership is down nationally since the housing market collapse, the drop-off among younger adults, 25 to 34, is particularly striking.

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Your Money: Services Emerge to Help Out-of-State Students Pay In-State Tuition

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:09pm
Companies like In-State Angels are trying to help students and parents avoid the high price of out-of-state tuition, but some colleges frown on it.

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Motherlode Blog: Three Generations, One Home, One Unavoidable Future

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:18pm
Does sharing a home with your parents or in-laws also mean spending more time thinking about death?

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Motherlode Blog: If You’re Lighting Fourth of July Fireworks, Who’s Holding the Match?

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:08pm
When fireworks are legal, it’s up to parents to set limits and decide who should be lighting the fuse.

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Tension Mounts After Apparent Revenge Killing in Jerusalem

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:35am
How should Israeli and Palestinians authorities deal with the escalating tension?

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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Holidays Around the World

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:30am
Test your knowledge of holidays celebrated around the world by playing our crossword.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | fiat

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 12 New York Times articles in the past year.

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