After Uvalde, Teachers Wonder ‘What More?’https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/08/us/teachers-uvalde-shooting-grief.html
Teachers were already grappling with adrift students and political fights. After the mass shooting in a Texas elementary school, many wondered how much more they had left to give.
Wed, 08 Jun 2022 07:00:13 +0000
Social Media Shooting Threats Against Elite Schools Sow Fearhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/10/nyregion/shooting-threats-ny-schools.html
A tactic using social media sites to direct threats at individual students has unsettled schools in New York City and around the country.
Sat, 11 Jun 2022 16:40:22 +0000
Harvard’s President, Lawrence Bacow, Will Step Down Next Yearhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/08/us/harvard-lawrence-bacow.html
Lawrence S. Bacow steered the university through the pandemic as well as an attack on its admissions policies, which are likely to face a Supreme Court test this year.
Wed, 08 Jun 2022 21:47:05 +0000
Outcry Over High School Clinic Exposes Deep Divisions on Mental Healthhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/05/health/killingly-ct-mental-health-clinic-school.html
American teenagers are reporting severe levels of anxiety and depression. But when Connecticut moved to expand mental health services in schools, it ran into fierce opposition in one town.
Mon, 06 Jun 2022 19:52:58 +0000
Ilya Shapiro Quits Georgetown’s Law School Amid Free Speech Fighthttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/06/us/georgetown-ilya-shapiro.html
Ilya Shapiro, who tweeted that a “lesser Black woman” would get a Supreme Court nod, was cleared by a school investigation. He decided to leave anyway.
Mon, 06 Jun 2022 21:32:57 +0000
What Lia Thomas Could Mean for Women’s Elite Sportshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/29/us/lia-thomas-women-sports.html
Although the number of top transgender athletes is small, the disagreements are profound, cutting to the core of the debate around gender identity and biological sex.
Thu, 16 Jun 2022 02:39:10 +0000
Popular Security Strategies Have Not Stopped School Mass Shootingshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/26/us/mass-shooting-school-security.html
Uvalde officials had trained to confront gunmen and, like other schools around the country, had invested in security.
Fri, 27 May 2022 01:43:28 +0000
College Enrollment Drops, Even as the Pandemic’s Effects Ebbhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/26/us/college-enrollment.html
A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class.
Fri, 27 May 2022 03:58:12 +0000
Lucy Calkins Retreats on Phonics in Fight Over Reading Curriculumhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/22/us/reading-teaching-curriculum-phonics.html
Lucy Calkins, a leading literacy expert, has rewritten her curriculum to include a fuller embrace of phonics and the science of reading. Critics may not be appeased.
Sun, 22 May 2022 12:01:21 +0000
Princeton President Recommends Firing Joshua Katz After Uproarhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/19/us/princeton-professor-joshua-katz.html
Joshua Katz says he was targeted because of his criticism of a campus protest group. A university report says the concerns are related to his inappropriate conduct with a female student.
Mon, 23 May 2022 22:05:16 +0000
Mayor Adams Unveils Program to Address Dyslexia in N.Y.C. Schoolshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/12/nyregion/adams-dyslexia-nyc-schools.html
The mayor, who has dyslexia himself, would open two new schools, train teachers and direct schools to use phonics-based lessons as a way to address a literacy crisis in the city.
Fri, 13 May 2022 13:29:01 +0000
Lincoln College in Illinois to Close, Hurt by Covid and Ransomware Attackhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/09/us/lincoln-college-illinois-closure.html
The predominantly Black college in Illinois will cease operations Friday after 157 years, having failed to raise millions to recover from the pandemic and a cyberattack that originated in Iran.
Tue, 10 May 2022 18:33:15 +0000
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas May Challenge Schooling of Migrant Childrenhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/05/us/texas-schools-undocumented-immigrants-supreme-court.html
Gov. Greg Abbott may target a 1982 Supreme Court ruling that requires schools to educate undocumented children. Some conservatives see an opening for a fresh look at old precedents.
Thu, 05 May 2022 23:24:48 +0000
A Haven for L.G.B.T.Q. Students in the Heart of Alabamahttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/08/us/lgbtq-alabama-charter-school.html
The Magic City Acceptance Academy, a public charter school, finally opened last year after several attempts. Students there have watched state legislators debate their future in real time.
Thu, 12 May 2022 20:27:30 +0000
American Bar Association May Eliminate Standardized Tests for Admissionshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/06/us/standardized-testing-american-bar-association.html
A committee within the A.B.A. has recommended that law schools stop requiring standardized tests like the LSAT as part of their admissions process.
Fri, 06 May 2022 18:42:41 +0000
Working Mothers, Punished by Pandemic, Mostly Kept Workinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/11/upshot/pandemic-working-mothers-jobs.html
When it came to who lost jobs, education mattered much more than gender, a broad new analysis found.
Wed, 11 May 2022 09:00:23 +0000
Police Search of Delaware State University Team Draws Outragehttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/10/us/delaware-state-lacrosse-bus-stopped.html
The bus of the women’s lacrosse team was pulled over last month by Georgia sheriff’s deputies and searched by a drug-sniffing dog. Delaware officials called video of the search “disturbing.”
Mon, 16 May 2022 15:51:05 +0000
Florida Releases Reviews That Led to Rejection of Math Textbookshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/07/us/politics/florida-rejected-math-textbooks.html
To explain its puzzling rejection of dozens of textbooks, the state released 6,000 pages of comments, revealing an often confusing and divisive process.
Mon, 09 May 2022 19:16:17 +0000
Harvard Details Its Ties to Slavery and Its Plans for Redresshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/26/us/harvard-slavery-redress-fund.html
The university is committing $100 million for an endowed “Legacy of Slavery Fund.” Its report carefully avoided treading on direct financial reparations for descendants of enslaved people.
Wed, 27 Apr 2022 02:08:15 +0000
G.O.P. Lawmakers Subverted U. of North Carolina, Professors’ Group Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/28/us/unc-report-gop.html
In a new report, the group says that the Republicans created a hostile climate on campuses. The administration called the charges absurd.
Fri, 29 Apr 2022 01:22:07 +0000
Varsity Blues Scandal Defendant John B. Wilson Appeals His Convictionhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/25/us/john-wilson-varsity-blues-scandal.html
The business executives John B. Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz each received a long sentence, but in appeals, their lawyers say the key claim against them is legally flawed.
Mon, 25 Apr 2022 23:41:58 +0000
A Look at the Textbooks Rejected by the Florida Department of Educationhttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/22/us/florida-rejected-textbooks.html
The state rejected dozens of math textbooks. The New York Times reviewed 21 of them to figure out why.
Sat, 07 May 2022 15:31:16 +0000
More Pandemic Fallout: The Chronically Absent Studenthttps://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/20/us/school-absence-attendance-rate-covid.html
At one middle school, more than 40 percent of the students have been chronically absent this year. Districts are going to great lengths — offering gift cards, night classes — to reach them.
Wed, 20 Apr 2022 21:59:07 +0000