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    Applying to College, and Trying to Appear ‘Less Asian’

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/us/asian-american-college-applications.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/02/us/asian-american-college-applications.html

    The affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard seemed to confirm advice given for years to Asian Americans: Don’t play chess, don’t check the box declaring race.

    Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:38:22 +0000

    Computer Science Students Face a Shrinking Big Tech Job Market

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/computer-students-tech-jobs-layoffs.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/computer-students-tech-jobs-layoffs.html

    A new reality is setting in for students and recent graduates who spent years honing themselves for careers at the largest tech companies.

    Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:23:43 +0000

    New School and Parsons School of Design Enter Third Week of Strike

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/nyregion/new-school-parsons-strike.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/nyregion/new-school-parsons-strike.html

    As a strike by part-time faculty enters its third week, administrators, faculty and parents battle over the finances and future of an institution known for its left-leaning politics.

    Tue, 06 Dec 2022 12:50:48 +0000

    Have the Anticapitalists Reached Harvard Business School?

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/28/business/business-school-social-justice.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/28/business/business-school-social-justice.html

    Social justice joins discounted cash flows on the syllabus as essential knowledge for aspiring corporate leaders.

    Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:00:09 +0000

    Are You Applying for Tech Jobs or Internships? We Want to Hear About It.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/tech-jobs-internships-computer-science.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/06/technology/tech-jobs-internships-computer-science.html

    Layoffs and hiring freezes at companies like Amazon and Meta are changing the job market for recent grads and college students. Tell us about your experiences.

    Tue, 06 Dec 2022 10:00:23 +0000

    Georgetown and Columbia Law Schools Withdraw From U.S. News Rankings

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/law-school-rankings-test-scores.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/law-school-rankings-test-scores.html

    Four schools joined Yale and Harvard’s rebellion against U.S. News. And the bar association will no longer require schools to mandate the LSAT or GRE. But rankings still matter.

    Sat, 19 Nov 2022 01:59:57 +0000

    Court Leaves New York City School Budget Cuts in Place

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/nyregion/new-york-city-school-budget-cuts.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/nyregion/new-york-city-school-budget-cuts.html

    An appellate court found that the city violated the law but said revisiting the budget this far into the year would be too disruptive.

    Tue, 22 Nov 2022 22:59:48 +0000

    From Yale Law to Oath Keepers: Stewart Rhodes’s Unlikely Journey

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/us/stewart-rhodes-oath-keepers-yale-law.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/us/stewart-rhodes-oath-keepers-yale-law.html

    Jurors are expected to begin deliberating on Tuesday in the Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy trial of Mr. Rhodes, who went from an outsider at Yale Law to founder of a far-right militia group.

    Tue, 22 Nov 2022 00:10:23 +0000

    As New York City Schools Face a Crisis, Charter Schools Gain Students

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/nyregion/nyc-charter-schools.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/21/nyregion/nyc-charter-schools.html

    Enrollment at charters is up and the governor has signaled a measure of support, but the privately run schools still face an enormous battle as they seek to expand.

    Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:01:52 +0000

    Biden Administration Extends Pause on Student Loan Payments

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/business/white-house-student-loan-payments.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/22/business/white-house-student-loan-payments.html

    The Biden administration said it would hold off on collecting payments, following legal battles that have blocked the president’s plan to cancel significant amounts of student debt.

    Tue, 22 Nov 2022 23:14:39 +0000

    How Fairfield University Ended Up With Few Low-Income Students

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/19/your-money/fairfield-university-financial-aid-pell-grant.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/19/your-money/fairfield-university-financial-aid-pell-grant.html

    Fairfield has the lowest percentage of Pell Grant recipients of any college in the United States. But was it a choice?

    Sat, 19 Nov 2022 08:00:11 +0000

    Biden Administration Offers New Path to Discharging Student Debt in Bankruptcy

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/17/your-money/bankruptcy-student-loans.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/17/your-money/bankruptcy-student-loans.html

    The Justice and Education Departments said the process would be more fair and consistent for people in bankruptcy seeking relief on their federal student loans.

    Fri, 18 Nov 2022 22:38:38 +0000

    Yale and Harvard Law Schools Withdraw From the U.S. News Rankings

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/yale-law-school-us-news-rankings.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/yale-law-school-us-news-rankings.html

    Citing flaws in the way the ratings are determined, the schools said they will stop participating, breaking away from the rankings industry.

    Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:48:16 +0000

    University of Virginia Shooting Raises Questions of Missed Warning Signs

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/uva-shooting-football.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/uva-shooting-football.html

    A lawyer for the family of one of the victims is asking whether the university investigated aggressively enough when it learned that the suspect may have been in possession of a gun.

    Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:17:32 +0000

    ‘We Do Not Have a Suspect,’ the Police Say After Idaho Killings

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/university-idaho-killings-police.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/16/us/university-idaho-killings-police.html

    After four college students were stabbed to death, the police sought to downplay any wider danger. But with no suspect, they’re not so sure.

    Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:14:15 +0000

    Thousands of University of California Employees Strike for Higher Pay

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/university-of-california-strike-pay.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/university-of-california-strike-pay.html

    In one of the nation’s biggest strikes in recent years, teaching assistants, researchers and other workers walked off the job Monday, forcing some classes to be canceled.

    Tue, 15 Nov 2022 05:04:58 +0000

    Gunman Charged With Killing Three Fellow Students at the University of Virginia

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/gunman-charged-uva-shooting.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/us/gunman-charged-uva-shooting.html

    The victims, all members of the football team, were remembered by classmates, coaches and teachers as affable students and dedicated activists.

    Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:22:44 +0000

    Inside America’s Great Teacher Resignation

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/opinion/teachers-quitting-education-crisis.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/opinion/teachers-quitting-education-crisis.html

    It’s never been harder to oversee America’s classrooms, and it’s driving educators out en masse.

    Fri, 18 Nov 2022 10:00:12 +0000

    Appeals Court Blocks Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/business/bidens-student-debt-cancellation-blocked.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/business/bidens-student-debt-cancellation-blocked.html

    The decision comes days after the government temporarily stopped accepting applications for the debt relief because of legal challenges.

    Mon, 14 Nov 2022 21:31:17 +0000

    UVA Shooting Suspect Had Guns in His Dorm Room, Report Says

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/uva-shooting-guns.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/us/uva-shooting-guns.html

    Authorities found a semiautomatic rifle, a pistol and ammunition, according to a local newspaper.

    Fri, 18 Nov 2022 22:22:36 +0000

    ‘Targeted’ Killings and No Arrest Bring Fear to University of Idaho

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/15/us/university-idaho-students-killings.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/15/us/university-idaho-students-killings.html

    The police said they did not have a suspect in custody, and were working to document the events that led to the deaths of four friends at a house off campus.

    Wed, 16 Nov 2022 04:19:56 +0000

    Harvard Museum Will Return Hundreds of Native American Hair Samples

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/10/us/harvard-museum-native-american-hair.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/10/us/harvard-museum-native-american-hair.html

    The Peabody Museum apologized for its “complicity in the objectification of Native peoples” by holding hair samples taken from Indigenous children at government boarding schools in the 1930s.

    Thu, 10 Nov 2022 23:02:56 +0000

    ‘Channeling the Mama Bear’: How Covid Closures Became Today’s Curriculum Wars

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/upshot/school-curriculums-survey-lgbtq.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/upshot/school-curriculums-survey-lgbtq.html

    According to a new survey, one issue is especially divisive: teaching about L.G.B.T.Q. rights and gender identity.

    Thu, 10 Nov 2022 21:02:48 +0000

    A Championship Season in Mariachi Country

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/03/magazine/mariachi-texas.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/03/magazine/mariachi-texas.html

    Every year along the Texas border, high school teams battle it out in one of the nation’s most intense championship rivalries. But they’re not playing football.

    Sun, 06 Nov 2022 22:19:19 +0000

    Pranks, Parties and Politics: Ron DeSantis’s Year as a Schoolteacher

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/05/us/desantis-high-school-teacher-georgia.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/05/us/desantis-high-school-teacher-georgia.html

    At a private school 20 years ago, the future Florida governor was a popular history teacher and coach. But some students were taken aback by his comments on the Civil War and abortion.

    Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:53:04 +0000

    A Diverse Supreme Court Questions the Value of Affirmative Action

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/supreme-court-affirmative-action-diversity.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/supreme-court-affirmative-action-diversity.html

    Since 1978, the sole justification for race-conscious admissions has been educational diversity. The rationale’s days may be numbered.

    Tue, 01 Nov 2022 19:54:05 +0000

    CUNY Graduates With Tech Degrees Struggle to Land Tech Jobs

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/business/cuny-jobs-tech.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/07/business/cuny-jobs-tech.html

    Students at the City University of New York are increasingly graduating with degrees in technology. A new report details the obstacles they face in landing jobs.

    Mon, 07 Nov 2022 19:45:33 +0000

    What Do Middle Schools Teach About Climate Change? Not Much.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/climate/middle-school-education-climate-change.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/climate/middle-school-education-climate-change.html

    Around the United States, middle school science standards have minimal references to climate change and teachers on average spend just a few hours a year teaching it.

    Thu, 10 Nov 2022 23:51:41 +0000

    Here’s What Diversity Means for One Group of Harvard Students

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/harvard-diversity-affirmative-action.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/harvard-diversity-affirmative-action.html

    As the Supreme Court considers the role of race in college admissions, a diverse group of Harvard undergraduates shared their views.

    Wed, 02 Nov 2022 18:39:50 +0000

    When a Sharpened Pencil Just Isn’t Enough

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/20/neediest-cases/when-a-sharpened-pencil-just-isnt-enough.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/20/neediest-cases/when-a-sharpened-pencil-just-isnt-enough.html

    Nonprofit groups bolster educational pursuits by helping young people get the little things — a printer, a book that inspires — that make a big difference.

    Tue, 25 Oct 2022 16:23:04 +0000

    The Pandemic Generation Goes to College. It Has Not Been Easy.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/covid-college-students.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/us/covid-college-students.html

    Students missed a lot of high school instruction. Now many are behind, especially in math, and getting that degree could be harder.

    Tue, 01 Nov 2022 22:15:03 +0000

    Penn State Cancels Event by Proud Boys Founder, Citing Threat of Violence

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/25/us/proud-boys-penn-state-gavin-mcinnes.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/25/us/proud-boys-penn-state-gavin-mcinnes.html

    The university’s president said that the event had been canceled in the interests of public safety, after a peaceful protest against it turned violent.

    Tue, 25 Oct 2022 22:50:10 +0000

    After a Professor’s Firing, College Students and Professors Weigh In on the New Landscape of Higher Ed

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/30/opinion/student-professor-power.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/30/opinion/student-professor-power.html

    “The current generation expects more.”

    Mon, 31 Oct 2022 14:21:38 +0000

    Math Scores Fell in Nearly Every State, and Reading Dipped on National Exam

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/24/us/math-reading-scores-pandemic.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/24/us/math-reading-scores-pandemic.html

    The results, from what is known as the nation’s report card, offer the most definitive picture yet of the pandemic’s devastating impact on students.

    Mon, 24 Oct 2022 04:01:11 +0000

    Sex Discrimination Case in Hawaii Could Change High School Sports Across the U.S.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/22/sports/title-ix-lawsuit-hawaii.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/22/sports/title-ix-lawsuit-hawaii.html

    It is rare for Title IX cases to go to trial. In Hawaii, a looming case could be a landmark stress test for the 50-year-old law.

    Sat, 22 Oct 2022 21:29:35 +0000