Education News from NY Times
Updated: 6 hours 57 min ago
The New York State Dream Act passed overwhelmingly in the Democratic-dominated Assembly, but the bill’s supporters acknowledged that its chances were slim in the Senate.
The elite Bronx private school announced that it would establish an advisory board on student safety, allowing outside experts as well as at least one victim to make policy recommendations.
Since May 8, students have used the room to spread word about their rebellion against charging undergraduate tuition, eat catered meals and entertain visits from activists.
Here is what we’ll be offering over the next three weeks, including contest winners, Common Core posts, and our annual roundups of all the lesson plans and Student Opinion questions we’ve published this year
The Learning Network Blog: Student Opinion | Do You Plan on Saving Any of Your Belongings for the Future?
Why do you plan to save these belongings? Do you hope they will be more valuable in the future, or do you keep them for sentimental reasons?
An effort to draw more foreign students to French universities has led to worries about “Americanization disguised as globalization.”
Reflections on the 971 poems submitted for our Fourth Annual Found Poetry Contest. Winners will be announced starting May 28.
The bill would head off a doubling of interest rates, instead tying the rates to prevailing market trends, an approach not favored by Senate Democrats.
A Century Foundation report shows a sharp increase in enrollment of lower-income, nonwhite students at community colleges, institutions that will do much to shape the economy.
In honor of Memorial Day coming up on Monday, this week’s Poetry Pairing matches “Three Hundred Thousand More” by James Sloan Gibbons with the article “Birthplace of Memorial Day? That Depends Where You’re From” by Campbell Robertson.
My list of priorities as a freshman will remain open, because as I take ownership of the next four years of my life at Duke University, I expect the unexpected.
Will robots be in every home, the way we now have TVs and computers? Will they work in our factories, fight in our wars, teach our children and care for our elderly?