Education News from NY Times
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The 11 contenders, who have a mix of backgrounds in private and public education, have made standardized testing and arts classes familiar issues in the campaign.
Schools that work with low-income students have struggled to bring readers up to speed while finding more success with math.
The Ukrainian-American billionaire Len Blavatnik and the New York Academy of Sciences are scheduled to announce three new $250,000 annual prizes for young scientists.
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“I’m Not Using the Word Love” by Jameson, 23, from New York City, is the fifth of 12 winning poems in our fourth annual Found Poem Student Contest.
Fill in the blanks in the first eight paragraphs of the article “In the Himalayas, Journeys of Faith and Flowers” by Michael Benanav.
A director of college counseling offers some final words of advice to help graduating high school seniors prepare for college this fall.
While newly minted university graduates face a tight job market, skilled vocational school graduates are in high demand.
Millions of young people are seeking hands-on instruction in market-friendly skills. Private academies offering short, practical courses are filling the gap left by formal colleges and universities.
The system, in which teachers will be rated in part on their students’ test scores, brought New York City in compliance with state law.