Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellorhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/nyregion/farina-chancellor-replace.html
It’s been hard to find a successor to Carmen Fariña with the skills to run the country’s largest district and a mind-set compatible with the mayor’s.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:32:21 GMT
In District Known for Failure, Will the State Finally Step In?https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/01/nyregion/hempstead-failed-schools-will-the-state-step-in.html
For decades, the Hempstead schools have been marked by corruption, political infighting and low performance. Now leaders face a deadline for change.
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:32:55 GMT
Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happinesshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/26/nyregion/at-yale-class-on-happiness-draws-huge-crowd-laurie-santos.html
With nearly 1,200 students signed up, a course that tells students how to lead more satisfying lives may be the largest in university history.
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 21:58:00 GMT
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Sayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/us/texas-special-education.html
A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:32:22 GMT
Thank You for Askinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/24/style/antioch-college-sexual-offense-prevention-policy.html
Young people are radically changing how we think about violence, consent and gender. Antioch College is where much of the conversation started.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:00:25 GMT
After Years of Fighting, Idaho Retains Climate Change in Its Education Guidelineshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/climate/idaho-climate-change-education.html
The legislature had scrubbed human-caused climate change from state teaching standards, but new standards that include the topic will go into effect.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:21:06 GMT
Broadway Hits the Middle School Circuithttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/business/broadway-hits-the-middle-school-circuit.html
Adaptations of Broadway musicals to be performed by middle and high school students are becoming an increasingly important revenue stream for theater producers.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:23:58 GMT
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Misguided Drive to Measure ‘Learning Outcomes’https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/opinion/sunday/colleges-measure-learning-outcomes.html
Colleges should stop trivializing the transmission of knowledge.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:17:43 GMT
Black History Month Menu at N.Y.U.: Kool-Aid, Watermelon and Controversyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/nyregion/nyu-black-history-month.html
New York University’s president apologized for the “inexcusably insensitive” menu, which was planned by two employees of the food service company Aramark.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:13:29 GMT
11 of the Most Dramatic Moments in a Day of Confrontation Over Gunshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/us/tallahassee-protests-gun-control.html
Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week traveled to the White House and the Florida State Capitol and called for changes to gun laws.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:46:35 GMT
Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on Ithttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/technology/personaltech/limiting-influence-tech.html
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:28:59 GMT
D.C. Schools Chancellor Resigns Amid Outcry Over Daughter’s School Transferhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/us/district-of-columbia-schools-chancellor-resigns.html
The chancellor, Antwan Wilson, had come under investigation for how his daughter recently transferred to a coveted high school, bypassing about 700 students on a wait-list.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:58:08 GMT
Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualifyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/world/europe/oxford-rhodes-scholarships.html
The program to study at Oxford, created in 1902 for students from English-speaking countries, has been expanding and opening to more of the world.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:17:38 GMT