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Can you calculate the number of high school boys in the United States who are taking medicine for A.D.H.D.?
The response to a firearm training program for teachers was mostly positive at a grammar school in the wooded Ozarks, where some have shot their first deer by age 6.
New York City public school students are undergoing rigorous preparation for the redesigned exams, which are likely to cover some material that is not yet in the curriculum.
The project, backed by several universities, would build the world’s largest telescope atop the Mauna Kea volcano, at a cost of $1 billion.
Spelman’s highly unusual move to eliminate the athletic department comes at a time when few institutions seem to be able to resist the lure of intercollegiate sports.
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Questions for Robert Sanft, the chief executive of the Office of Student Enrollment in New York City’s Education Department.
Some Washington State legislators are proposing a 20 percent tuition surcharge for international students at public universities and community colleges as a way to raise revenues.
The City Council in Washington will hold a hearing after a memo warning officials of cheating on standardized tests during the chancellorship of Michelle A. Rhee surfaced on Thursday.
Matthew Goldstein oversaw an expansion of the City University of New York, the city’s public college system, and set out to raise its prestige with a new honors college and other measures.
An unidentified 10th-grade English teacher at Albany High School told students to construct an anti-Semitic argument using historical propaganda.
Building a better tech school. Exporting the Technion’s high-tech buzz. The next hotbed for data science.
The early college high school is lauded as a way to provide low-income students with a road map to and through college. Bard’s new school also offers an escape from Newark’s mean streets.
As everyone else is winding down in the “erratic” admissions process, it seems that for Leobardo Espinoza Jr., it has only just begun.
At Zaytuna College in California, the Greeks, the scholastics and the whole Western tradition are being taught alongside the Koran.
Marie Bigham, a veteran college counselor, and Mark Kantrowitz, an expert on paying for college, answer select reader questions about where to enroll. Part 5.
Marie Bigham, a veteran college counselor, and Mark Kantrowitz, an expert on paying for college, answer select reader questions about where to enroll. Part 4.