Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/us/school-testing-education-covid.html
Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation.
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:14:35 +0000
Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemichttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/11/technology/remote-learning-online-school.html
Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist.
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:54:36 +0000
Why Students Are Logging In to Class From 7,000 Miles Awayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/nyregion/new-jersey-school-online.html
Students are joining remote classes from outside the country. In one New Jersey school district, computers were traced to 24 countries on a day last month.
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:48:48 +0000
What You Need to Know About the CDC's New School Guidelineshttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/12/us/cdc-school-guidelines-faq.html
The federal government’s new guidance for reopening classrooms does not require teachers to be vaccinated first.
Sat, 27 Mar 2021 14:17:09 +0000
Two Team Photos, One Difference: The Cheerleader With Down Syndromehttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/us/cheerleader-down-syndrome.html
A junior high cheerleading team took nearly identical photos with and without Morgyn Arnold. The school called the publication of the photo without her a mistake that is under investigation.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 22:39:56 +0000
Title IX Protections Extend to Transgender Students, Education Dept. Sayshttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/us/politics/title-ix-transgender-students.html
The department said that discrimination against transgender students was prohibited under the law, a reversal of its Trump-era position.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 22:48:01 +0000
Law Schools Scramble for Deferralshttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/us/law-schools.html
In the most competitive year in recent memory, some schools are offering incentives to ease their over-enrolled classes.
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:38:44 +0000
Scholarly Groups Condemn Laws Limiting Teaching on Racehttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/arts/critical-race-theory-scholars.html
More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:27:43 +0000
A Fading Coal County Bets on Schools, but There’s One Big Hitchhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/business/economy/west-virginia-county-teachers.html
Hard hit by the decline of mining, a rural area in West Virginia is trying to attract teachers in a comeback effort. What’s lacking are jobs for the graduates.
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:37:10 +0000
Verda Tetteh Won a $40,000 Scholarship. Then She Gave It Away.https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/12/us/verda-tetteh-scholarship.html
Verda Tetteh, 17, was awarded the scholarship during the graduation ceremony at her Massachusetts high school. Moments later, she returned it and said it should go to a student who needed it more.
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 14:53:51 +0000
Two Black Students Won School Honors. Then Came the Calls for a Recount.https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/11/us/west-point-high-school-valedictorian.html
After two white families claimed a grade calculation error, a Mississippi school added their children as co-valedictorian and co-salutatorian, reviving questions about race and equity.
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 23:06:28 +0000
Nun Stole Over $800,000 to Support Gambling Habit, Prosecutors Sayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/us/california-nun-guilty-gambling.html
Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper has agreed to plead guilty to charges that she embezzled the money while she was the principal at a Catholic school in Torrance, Calif., prosecutors said.
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 20:05:23 +0000
The State of Schools as the Pandemic Waneshttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/us/schools-covid.html
Most classrooms are open as the school year comes to a close.
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 16:02:20 +0000
Teaching Students About Racism in Americahttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/08/opinion/letters/racism-education.html
Educators criticize G.O.P. efforts to block teaching race theory. Also: The Roth biography; Leonard Slatkin, on American music; Bezos's space flight; the other Hamptons; diversifying physics.
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:25:24 +0000
We Must Fully Reopen Schools This Fall. Here’s How.https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/08/opinion/blueprint-reopening-schools.html
A blueprint for the C.D.C. to bring children back to classrooms safely.
Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:17:20 +0000
Amy Chua Controversy Exposes Divisions at Yale Lawhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/us/amy-chua-yale-law.html
A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:52:03 +0000
Sexual Abuse Survivors from Syracuse Seek to Change A Lawhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/sports/syracuse-abuse-survivors.html
A proposed law in New York would clear the way for people who were abused after turning 18 to sue for damages.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 18:45:58 +0000
Will You Go to Prom With Us?https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/us/proms-covid.html
Monday: The Times attended four pandemic-influenced proms across California. They were colorful, poignant and joyful.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:51:24 +0000
Tom Hanks: Deben saber la verdad sobre la masacre racial de Tulsahttps://www.nytimes.com/es/2021/06/07/espanol/opinion/tom-hanks-tulsa.html
Las escuelas en Estados Unidos y la industria del entretenimiento deben retratar el racismo en el país.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 09:00:10 +0000
Coach K’s Retirement From Duke and the End of the College ‘Supercoach’https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/sports/basketball/mike-krzyzewski-duke-retire.html
Mike Krzyzewski of Duke announced his retirement shortly after his Tobacco Road nemesis, Roy Williams, announced his, as the N.C.A.A prepares to grant athletes greater agency.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 21:22:21 +0000