‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schoolshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/nyregion/it-has-to-start-somewhere-grass-roots-drive-to-integrate-new-york-schools.html
Despite some opposition to one district’s middle-school integration plan, there is a growing sense in the city that it is time to act on segregation.
Thu, 17 May 2018 22:09:48 GMT
New Jersey Law Codifies School Segregation, Suit Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/nyregion/new-jersey-school-segregation-suit.html
The plaintiffs are looking to force statewide desegregation in one of the most segregated states in the country.
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:24:30 GMT
In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Mutedhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/13/nyregion/nyc-music-high-school.html
The city broke up big failing schools to improve academics, but at the small schools that replaced them, fielding a robust music program is a challenge.
Sun, 13 May 2018 20:19:17 GMT
Op-Ed Columnist: Aristotle’s Wrongful Deathhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/26/opinion/sunday/college-majors-liberal-arts.html
Despite declining enrollment, traditional college majors are more important than ever.
Sat, 26 May 2018 18:34:28 GMT
Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leaderhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/23/us/politics/travis-brenda-kentucky-teacher.html
Travis Brenda defeated Jonathan Shell, a powerful state legislator, in a Republican primary, amid anger over changes to the state pension system.
Wed, 23 May 2018 21:22:45 GMT
Oxford Lifts the Veil on Race, Wealth and Privilegehttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/23/world/europe/oxford-university-admissions.html
For the first time, the British university released data about its admissions, and the figures showed a continuing gap in prospects along racial and economic lines.
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:40:26 GMT
On Campus: Why Being a Foster Child Made Me a Conservativehttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/opinion/foster-child-conservative.html
My experiences forced me to reflect on what environments are best for children. Certainly not the ones I came from.
Mon, 21 May 2018 23:57:19 GMT
Reader’s Notebook: ‘Assume the Worst’: This Isn’t Your Ordinary Graduation Speechhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/18/books/graduation-speech-college-high-school.html
In today’s commencement addresses, as evidenced by recent books, inspiration is sometimes superseded by skepticism.
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:50:52 GMT
A State Attorney General Calls Out Betsy DeVos on For-Profit Collegeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/17/business/besty-devos-for-profit-colleges.html
The New Jersey attorney general says federal education officials have stopped cooperating with the state on fraudulent activities at for-profits.
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:53:31 GMT
Why the Teacher Walkout Movement Won’t Reach Every Statehttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/teacher-walkout-north-carolina.html
State control of education helps explain why walkouts have happened in North Carolina and five other states, but not in others.
Thu, 17 May 2018 13:59:06 GMT
94 Percent of U.S. Teachers Spend Their Own Money on School Supplies, Survey Findshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/teachers-school-supplies.html
On average, teachers who reported using their own money for the classroom spent $479 each during the school year, according to a Department of Education survey.
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:21:37 GMT
L.G.B.T. Students in Oregon Were Bullied and Forced to Read Bible, Report Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/oregon-school-lgbt-students-bible.html
A state investigation found “substantial evidence” of discrimination in North Bend, a conservative area on Oregon’s southern coast.
Wed, 16 May 2018 22:57:39 GMT
Assassin’s Creed Has a New Mission: Working in the Classroomhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/arts/assassins-creed-origins-education.html
The long-running historical video game franchise has debuted an educational mode for its latest release, set in Ptolemaic Egypt.
Wed, 16 May 2018 17:10:41 GMT
Georgia State, Leading U.S. in Black Graduates, Is Engine of Social Mobilityhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/15/us/georgia-state-african-americans.html
Georgia State, once seen as a night school for white businessmen, has reshaped itself amid a moral awakening and a raft of data-driven experimentation.
Tue, 15 May 2018 21:13:35 GMT
Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profitshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/13/business/education-department-for-profit-colleges.html
A team of lawyers and investigators had looked into advertising at big colleges. Now it mostly processes student loan forgiveness applications.
Sun, 13 May 2018 09:00:08 GMT
His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/12/us/college-student-suicide-hamilton.html
Hamilton College knew that one of its students was in deep distress before he killed himself. His parents believe they should have been told.
Sat, 12 May 2018 20:46:28 GMT
Your Money: 5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Classhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/11/your-money/college-essay-topic-money-social-class.html
Each year, we ask students to send in college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 responded this year. Here are five that stood out.
Sat, 12 May 2018 16:40:12 GMT