Here’s What You Need to Know About Online Testing for the ACT and SAThttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/education/learning/tests-act-sat.html
Lots of confusion surrounds the progress of online testing. Here are the answers to some questions about the computerized versions of the exam.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:33:50 GMT
For the ACT and the SAT, Pencils No Longer Required, but Sometimes Necessaryhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/education/learning/act-sat-college-entrance-exam.html
For the college entrance exams, the online transition proceeds, but it’s complicated.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:20:59 GMT
Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learninghttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/education/learning/project-based-learning.html
Project-centered approaches to education could eventually make traditional methods as outdated as chalk and blackboards.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:00:12 GMT
A Chance for Dropouts, Young and Old, to Go Back to Schoolhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/education/learning/dropouts-back-to-school.html
Numerous programs are available for students who are unable to graduate from traditional schools, but only some offer sufficient resources to help them get their diplomas.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 16:02:33 GMT
The Mass-Shooting Survivor Networkhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/22/style/gun-survivors-network-shooting.html
“Talking to others has helped me realize that I’m not a crazy person.”
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 04:00:01 GMT
On Campus: The Soul-Crushing Student Essayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/21/opinion/the-soul-crushing-student-essay.html
A freshman finally asks the clarifying question: “Do you mean we can write with the word ‘I’?”
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:30:11 GMT
19 Years After Columbine, Students Again Say ‘Enough’ on Gun Violencehttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/nyregion/student-walkout-gun-violence-new-york.html
Young marchers, many not yet born when the Colorado shooting took place, turned out for the third time in two months to protest school shootings.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:50:36 GMT
Beatrix Hamburg, Barrier-Breaking Scholar, Is Dead at 94https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/obituaries/beatrix-hamburg-barrier-breaking-scholar-is-dead-at-94.html
At Vassar and then at Yale’s Medical School, Dr. Hamburg blazed trails for black women. Then came a distinguished career in child development.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:04:02 GMT
Social Q’s: Is Extra Help Hurting My Friend With Autism?https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/style/is-extra-help-hurting-my-friend-with-autism.html
A reader expresses empathy for — but mostly envy of — a peer who receives special testing accommodations.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:24:36 GMT
Syracuse Fraternity Suspended for ‘Extremely Racist’ Videohttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/nyregion/syracuse-fraternity-suspended.html
Theta Tau members’ actions were “extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities,” the university chancellor said.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:48:45 GMT
Princeton to Name Two Campus Spaces in Honor of Slaveshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/arts/princeton-to-name-two-campus-spaces-in-honor-of-slaves.html
The first permanent commemorations of slaves connected with Princeton come five months after the release of sweeping research into the university’s racial history.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:20:27 GMT
Is Your Body Appropriate to Wear to School?https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/style/student-bra-nipples-school.html
A high school junior in Florida was compelled to bandage her nipples at school. Where do school dress codes stop and start?
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:57:28 GMT
Arrest Made After Binghamton Stabbing, the Second Student Death in 5 Weekshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/nyregion/binghamton-stabbing.html
A suspect is in custody in the fatal stabbing of Joao Souza, a freshman at Binghamton University. Last month, a nursing student was strangled off-campus.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:33:04 GMT
25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling: Inside America’s Public Schoolshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/reader-center/us-public-schools-conditions.html
We invited America’s public school teachers to show us the conditions that a decade of budget cuts has wrought in their schools.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:22 GMT