Education News from NY Times
Updated: 3 hours 27 min ago
The administration of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has consented to replace light fixtures containing the toxic substance in hundreds of schools by 2016, rather than 2021.
In this lesson, students examine the myriad issues surrounding immigration reform, including border security, the economic impact of foreign-born workers, and paths to citizenship for those who have entered illegally.
Leobardo Espinoza Jr., a high school senior in Kansas whose parents did not graduate from high school, expects to “work harder and longer” to compete with his Ivy League classmates this fall.
The N.Y.U. researchers, who specialized in magnetic resonance imaging, colluded with Chinese institutions to reveal confidential information, prosecutors said.
President Obama told Morehouse College graduates that “laws, hearts and minds have been changed to the point where someone who looks like you can serve as president.”
Fill in the blanks in the first 10 paragraphs of the article “Veeck’s Son Dusts Off Old Idea and Crowdsources the Umpiring” by Pat Borzi.
In the beginning, my dream of attending college in the United States with limited funds seemed to be just that: a dream. However, I am grateful to have had friends and family who were always supportive.
Although Will Walker, who will attend Williams College, counts himself “lucky,” he encourages other students with unfulfilled college plans to wait: “the universe usually has a way of working things out.”
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What has the Smithsonian Institution recently acquired for the National Museum of African-American History and Culture?
Can you calculate the year in which a certain two broods of cicadas will both hatch in the United States?
An officer’s decision to enter a home in Uniondale, N.Y., and open fire, killing a gunman and a student being held hostage, may have eliminated the opportunity to negotiate with the gunman, some experts said.