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    Skipping School to Save the Earth


    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 83


    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 Finds


    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 Says


    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 Test


    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 Shooters


    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-Up


    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 Lingers


    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 Admissions


    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 Bach


    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 Contest


    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.


    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 88


    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 Collection


    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 81


    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 Writer


    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 Evaluations


    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’


    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 Supporter


    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 Caldecott


    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