Education News from NY Times
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Two Massachusetts community colleges are trying a modified approach to an open online computer science course, but at different paces.
State financing for preschool programs fell close to 10 percent in the 2011-12 school year, according to the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University.
New Community College in Manhattan will be renamed for Stella and Charles Guttman, whose foundation is giving CUNY an additional $10 million.
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Will Walker, who was accepted to Williams College under a binding early decision application, felt like he “made a mistake” just before a recent campus visit.
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Rather than recommend majors of the future, here are four activities to help develop the skills necessary to succeed in the work force of tomorrow. If you focus on these activities, the majors won’t matter as much.
An inaugural class of about 40 female inmates at an alternative high school at Rikers participated in Tribeca Teaches, a program that instructs young people in schools how to make movies.
With $3.25 million from two foundations, the Norman Lear Center will create a “global hub” for people who want to measure the actual impact of media.
International schools are increasingly relying on more sophisticated technology and large-scale job fairs to make choices about hiring.
State senators passed a bill to change how school districts and courts handle truancy, which some say are unfair and overly punitive.
Some may see a proposal by Texas legislators to change the requirements for a high school diploma as a “dumbing down.”
The Bronx district attorney’s office said Friday it could not pursue any cases of alleged sexual abuse at the Horace Mann School because the statute of limitations had been exceeded.