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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.
A letter by girls at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., cites embarrassment at the plight of female students at a progressive institution.
The Learning Network Blog: Student Opinion | Do You Spend Too Much Time Preparing for Standardized Tests?
Do you feel standardized tests like state exams or the SATs accurately measure your abilities and intelligence?
We have removed four periods from the sentences in this opening paragraph about a new fashion label. Where should they go?
How did your two senators vote on the motion to allow the full Senate to debate gun legislation next week?
Youth advocates and judges say more children are being sent into the criminal justice system for acts like scuffles and truancy that are better handled in the principal’s office.
The lavish spending and questionable performance of a company that provided therapy to young children underscores problems in a segment of New York’s special education program.
A panel led by a former education secretary wants to make it easier for universities to offer online courses across state lines by relaxing the current patchwork of rules and fees.
The Satmar view the vacant National Guard building in Williamsburg as a possible solution to a space crunch in its schools and synagogues and a bitter schism.
John J. Farmer Jr., the dean of Rutgers School of Law-Newark since 2009, will replace John B. Wolf, who resigned last week amid a basketball scandal.
Investigators have interviewed over a dozen teachers from two elementary schools on Long Island’s North Shore in an inquiry into possible coaching during state exams.
The proposal has business leaders and national advocacy groups concerned about how the changes might affect academic achievement in Texas, particularly for low-income and minority students.
The editors of a journal at Yeshiva University’s law school have set off a major conflict by bestowing a peace award on former President Jimmy Carter, who has harshly criticized Israel.
The lesson plan on writing college essays couldn’t be more timely for juniors, who are often encouraged to start thinking about their essays before senior year begins.
In this lesson, students will explore the open-ended prompts for the 2013-14 Common Application essays through writing and discussion. Then, they will identify and examine Times pieces that might serve as “mentor texts” for their own application essays. Finally, they craft essays.
The Connecticut town may be ground zero for the 1 percent, but its schools have been witness to a low-income economic phenomenon.
National Poetry Month continues with today’s Poetry Pairing: “The Hill,” by Joshua Mehigan and “Many Cemeteries Damaged, but Green-Wood Bore the Brunt of the Storm” by David W. Dunlap.