Applying to College, and Trying to Appear ‘Less Asian’https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/us/asian-american-college-applications.html
The affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard seemed to confirm advice given for years to Asian Americans: Don’t play chess, don’t check the box declaring race.
Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:38:22 +0000
Computer Science Students Face a Shrinking Big Tech Job Markethttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/computer-students-tech-jobs-layoffs.html
A new reality is setting in for students and recent graduates who spent years honing themselves for careers at the largest tech companies.
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:23:43 +0000
New School and Parsons School of Design Enter Third Week of Strikehttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/nyregion/new-school-parsons-strike.html
As a strike by part-time faculty enters its third week, administrators, faculty and parents battle over the finances and future of an institution known for its left-leaning politics.
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 12:50:48 +0000
Have the Anticapitalists Reached Harvard Business School?https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/28/business/business-school-social-justice.html
Social justice joins discounted cash flows on the syllabus as essential knowledge for aspiring corporate leaders.
Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:00:09 +0000
Are You Applying for Tech Jobs or Internships? We Want to Hear About It.https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/tech-jobs-internships-computer-science.html
Layoffs and hiring freezes at companies like Amazon and Meta are changing the job market for recent grads and college students. Tell us about your experiences.
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 10:00:23 +0000
Georgetown and Columbia Law Schools Withdraw From U.S. News Rankingshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/law-school-rankings-test-scores.html
Four schools joined Yale and Harvard’s rebellion against U.S. News. And the bar association will no longer require schools to mandate the LSAT or GRE. But rankings still matter.
Sat, 19 Nov 2022 01:59:57 +0000
Court Leaves New York City School Budget Cuts in Placehttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/nyregion/new-york-city-school-budget-cuts.html
An appellate court found that the city violated the law but said revisiting the budget this far into the year would be too disruptive.
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 22:59:48 +0000
From Yale Law to Oath Keepers: Stewart Rhodes’s Unlikely Journeyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/us/stewart-rhodes-oath-keepers-yale-law.html
Jurors are expected to begin deliberating on Tuesday in the Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy trial of Mr. Rhodes, who went from an outsider at Yale Law to founder of a far-right militia group.
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 00:10:23 +0000
As New York City Schools Face a Crisis, Charter Schools Gain Studentshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/nyregion/nyc-charter-schools.html
Enrollment at charters is up and the governor has signaled a measure of support, but the privately run schools still face an enormous battle as they seek to expand.
Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:01:52 +0000
Biden Administration Extends Pause on Student Loan Paymentshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/business/white-house-student-loan-payments.html
The Biden administration said it would hold off on collecting payments, following legal battles that have blocked the president’s plan to cancel significant amounts of student debt.
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 23:14:39 +0000
How Fairfield University Ended Up With Few Low-Income Studentshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/19/your-money/fairfield-university-financial-aid-pell-grant.html
Fairfield has the lowest percentage of Pell Grant recipients of any college in the United States. But was it a choice?
Sat, 19 Nov 2022 08:00:11 +0000
Biden Administration Offers New Path to Discharging Student Debt in Bankruptcyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/17/your-money/bankruptcy-student-loans.html
The Justice and Education Departments said the process would be more fair and consistent for people in bankruptcy seeking relief on their federal student loans.
Fri, 18 Nov 2022 22:38:38 +0000
Yale and Harvard Law Schools Withdraw From the U.S. News Rankingshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/yale-law-school-us-news-rankings.html
Citing flaws in the way the ratings are determined, the schools said they will stop participating, breaking away from the rankings industry.
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:48:16 +0000
University of Virginia Shooting Raises Questions of Missed Warning Signshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/uva-shooting-football.html
A lawyer for the family of one of the victims is asking whether the university investigated aggressively enough when it learned that the suspect may have been in possession of a gun.
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:17:32 +0000
‘We Do Not Have a Suspect,’ the Police Say After Idaho Killingshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/university-idaho-killings-police.html
After four college students were stabbed to death, the police sought to downplay any wider danger. But with no suspect, they’re not so sure.
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:14:15 +0000
Thousands of University of California Employees Strike for Higher Payhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/university-of-california-strike-pay.html
In one of the nation’s biggest strikes in recent years, teaching assistants, researchers and other workers walked off the job Monday, forcing some classes to be canceled.
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:04:58 +0000
Gunman Charged With Killing Three Fellow Students at the University of Virginiahttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/gunman-charged-uva-shooting.html
The victims, all members of the football team, were remembered by classmates, coaches and teachers as affable students and dedicated activists.
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:22:44 +0000
Inside America’s Great Teacher Resignationhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/opinion/teachers-quitting-education-crisis.html
It’s never been harder to oversee America’s classrooms, and it’s driving educators out en masse.
Fri, 18 Nov 2022 10:00:12 +0000
Appeals Court Blocks Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Planhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/business/bidens-student-debt-cancellation-blocked.html
The decision comes days after the government temporarily stopped accepting applications for the debt relief because of legal challenges.
Mon, 14 Nov 2022 21:31:17 +0000
UVA Shooting Suspect Had Guns in His Dorm Room, Report Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/uva-shooting-guns.html
Authorities found a semiautomatic rifle, a pistol and ammunition, according to a local newspaper.
Fri, 18 Nov 2022 22:22:36 +0000
‘Targeted’ Killings and No Arrest Bring Fear to University of Idahohttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/15/us/university-idaho-students-killings.html
The police said they did not have a suspect in custody, and were working to document the events that led to the deaths of four friends at a house off campus.
Wed, 16 Nov 2022 04:19:56 +0000
Harvard Museum Will Return Hundreds of Native American Hair Sampleshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/10/us/harvard-museum-native-american-hair.html
The Peabody Museum apologized for its “complicity in the objectification of Native peoples” by holding hair samples taken from Indigenous children at government boarding schools in the 1930s.
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 23:02:56 +0000
‘Channeling the Mama Bear’: How Covid Closures Became Today’s Curriculum Warshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/upshot/school-curriculums-survey-lgbtq.html
According to a new survey, one issue is especially divisive: teaching about L.G.B.T.Q. rights and gender identity.
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 21:02:48 +0000
A Championship Season in Mariachi Countryhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/03/magazine/mariachi-texas.html
Every year along the Texas border, high school teams battle it out in one of the nation’s most intense championship rivalries. But they’re not playing football.
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 22:19:19 +0000
Pranks, Parties and Politics: Ron DeSantis’s Year as a Schoolteacherhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/05/us/desantis-high-school-teacher-georgia.html
At a private school 20 years ago, the future Florida governor was a popular history teacher and coach. But some students were taken aback by his comments on the Civil War and abortion.
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:53:04 +0000
A Diverse Supreme Court Questions the Value of Affirmative Actionhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/supreme-court-affirmative-action-diversity.html
Since 1978, the sole justification for race-conscious admissions has been educational diversity. The rationale’s days may be numbered.
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 19:54:05 +0000
CUNY Graduates With Tech Degrees Struggle to Land Tech Jobshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/business/cuny-jobs-tech.html
Students at the City University of New York are increasingly graduating with degrees in technology. A new report details the obstacles they face in landing jobs.
Mon, 07 Nov 2022 19:45:33 +0000
What Do Middle Schools Teach About Climate Change? Not Much.https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/climate/middle-school-education-climate-change.html
Around the United States, middle school science standards have minimal references to climate change and teachers on average spend just a few hours a year teaching it.
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 23:51:41 +0000
Here’s What Diversity Means for One Group of Harvard Studentshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/harvard-diversity-affirmative-action.html
As the Supreme Court considers the role of race in college admissions, a diverse group of Harvard undergraduates shared their views.
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 18:39:50 +0000
When a Sharpened Pencil Just Isn’t Enoughhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/20/neediest-cases/when-a-sharpened-pencil-just-isnt-enough.html
Nonprofit groups bolster educational pursuits by helping young people get the little things — a printer, a book that inspires — that make a big difference.
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 16:23:04 +0000
The Pandemic Generation Goes to College. It Has Not Been Easy.https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/covid-college-students.html
Students missed a lot of high school instruction. Now many are behind, especially in math, and getting that degree could be harder.
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 22:15:03 +0000
Penn State Cancels Event by Proud Boys Founder, Citing Threat of Violencehttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/25/us/proud-boys-penn-state-gavin-mcinnes.html
The university’s president said that the event had been canceled in the interests of public safety, after a peaceful protest against it turned violent.
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 22:50:10 +0000
After a Professor’s Firing, College Students and Professors Weigh In on the New Landscape of Higher Edhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/30/opinion/student-professor-power.html
“The current generation expects more.”
Mon, 31 Oct 2022 14:21:38 +0000
Math Scores Fell in Nearly Every State, and Reading Dipped on National Examhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/24/us/math-reading-scores-pandemic.html
The results, from what is known as the nation’s report card, offer the most definitive picture yet of the pandemic’s devastating impact on students.
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 04:01:11 +0000
Sex Discrimination Case in Hawaii Could Change High School Sports Across the U.S.https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/22/sports/title-ix-lawsuit-hawaii.html
It is rare for Title IX cases to go to trial. In Hawaii, a looming case could be a landmark stress test for the 50-year-old law.
Sat, 22 Oct 2022 21:29:35 +0000