Skipping School to Save the Earthhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/14/world/europe/uk-climate-change-student-protest.html
Inspired by a 16-year-old Swede, thousands of young people are expected to take Friday off to march for action on climate change.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:22:17 GMT
Carol F. Reich, Charter School Innovator, Is Dead at 83https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/obituaries/carol-f-reich-dead.html
The success that she and her husband achieved with the experimental school they opened in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, helped inspire a movement.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:37:25 GMT
Student Loan Servicers’ Frequent Mistakes Went Unpunished, Audit Findshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/14/business/student-loans-education-department.html
The Education Department failed to effectively manage its student loan collectors, a government audit said, increasing costs for borrowers and taxpayers.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:55:29 GMT
New York City Public Schools Should Be Evaluated Based on Diversity, Not Just Tests, Panel Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/nyregion/ny-public-schools-diversity.html
A new report suggests the city enact sweeping measures to address entrenched segregation in education.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:55:05 GMT
Denver Teachers’ Strike Puts Performance-Based Pay to the Testhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/us/denver-teacher-strike.html
The districtwide strike is seen as a referendum on a compensation system that teachers say has delivered erratic bonuses while their base salaries stagnate.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:11:25 GMT
Florida School Hires 2 Combat Veterans to Take Down Active Shootershttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/us/guns-in-schools.html
A charter school in Palmetto, Fla., plans to protect its students by arming security guards with Glock handguns and semiautomatic rifles.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:49:57 GMT
A School That Embraces a Trendy Model: The Start-Uphttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/10/nyregion/brooklyn-navy-yard-vocational-school.html
The Brooklyn STEAM Center moved into a new $17 million home inside a tech hub at the Brooklyn Navy Yard so students can learn directly from employers.
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 20:33:54 GMT
Beyond College Campuses and Public Scandals, a Racist Tradition Lingershttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/08/us/northam-blackface-virginia.html
Blackface, with its roots in demeaning minstrel-show traditions, has persisted in fraternity houses and private clubs, occasionally exploding into public view.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:31:52 GMT
Racist? Fair? Biased? Asian-American Alumni Debate Elite High School Admissionshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/06/nyregion/nyc-specialized-high-school-test.html
When it comes to integration at New York City’s most competitive high schools, Asian-American alumni have many different reactions.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:46:48 GMT
Surfacing: Saturdays in the Bronx With Bachhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/15/nyregion/saturdays-in-the-bronx-with-bach.html
Nearly every weekend for the past 28 years, local children have flocked to the Bronx Conservatory of Music for very low-cost instruction in classical music. Will the school’s success be its undoing?
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:36:53 GMT
Modern Love: Modern Love College Essay Contesthttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/15/style/modern-love-college-essay-contest.html
Open your heart and laptop and tell us a story.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:35:26 GMT
in her words: Girls Get Tech. They Just Need Others to Believe It.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/technology/girls-stem-fields-study.html
New research explores how access to technology helps put girls on par with boys.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:40:56 GMT
Edward F. Zigler, an Architect of Head Start, Dies at 88https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/12/obituaries/edward-f-zigler-dead.html
The Yale psychologist helped design the preschool program in the 1960s and was the first permanent head of the Office of Child Development.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:08:20 GMT
Austin Museum Expands Latin American Collectionhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/arts/design/blanton-museum-of-art-latin-america.html
The Blanton Museum of Art has acquired 119 paintings, sculptures, furniture and silverwork collected by Roberta and Richard Huber.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 17:00:04 GMT
Theodore Rabb, Resourceful Renaissance Historian, Dies at 81https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/04/obituaries/theodore-rabb-dead.html
Based at Princeton, Professor Rabb brought a fresh eye to analyzing historical records in producing books, articles and a PBS series.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 06:18:59 GMT
Profile: Meet the Guardian of Grammar Who Wants to Help You Be a Better Writerhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/books/benjamin-dreyer-english-grammar-writers-writing.html
Benjamin Dreyer sees language the way an epicure sees food. And he finds sloppiness everywhere he looks.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:00:01 GMT
New York Joins Movement to Abandon Use of Student Tests in Teacher Evaluationshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/nyregion/standardized-testing-teachers-students.html
Under a bill approved in Albany, standardized tests could have almost no role in how teachers are evaluated — a sea change in New York’s approach.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:58:27 GMT
Q. & A.: Angie Thomas Lets Hip-Hop Speak in Her New Novel, ‘On the Come Up’https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/books/angie-thomas-on-the-come-up-hate-you-give.html
The best-selling author talks about paying homage to the rappers she grew up listening to and the challenges of writing her first book after “The Hate U Give.”
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:34:03 GMT
Success of Los Angeles Teachers Strike Rocks Charter Schools, and a Rich Supporterhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/us/charter-schools-los-angeles.html
Supporters of charter schools are back on their heels in Los Angeles and across the country after a wave of mass teacher walkouts.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 00:47:48 GMT
Books News: Meg Medina Wins Newbery Medal and Sophie Blackall Is Awarded Her Second Caldecotthttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/books/meg-medina-newbery-medal-sophie-blackall-caldecott.html
Women and Latinx authors and illustrators made a strong showing in this year’s prestigious honors, as diversity in children’s books is becoming more evident.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:30:09 GMT