US education news
From The New York Times
The technology-focused graduate school, in a set of environmentally conscious buildings, is supposed to spur the development of the local tech sector.
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.
The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.
Statistics show just how profound the inequalities in America’s education system have become.
When the Trump Administration canceled the program allowing them to hold their jobs, immigrants with teaching licenses suddenly faced an uncertain future.
Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.
As policy makers, teachers, and parents work to expand pre-K programs, here are three books on what children really need.
The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.
A federal education law passed during the Obama administration requires states to create a plan for school improvement, which Washington must approve.
Successful schools, analysts say, will increasingly be the ones that expand their programs to suit the changing needs of employers.
We need to change how we honor this former college president.
Schools in the city’s Renewal program improved more on state standardized tests in reading and math than the rest of the city’s schools.
Trinity School’s headmaster sends shock waves through the city’s private-school world calling out insidious parental entitlement and self-interest.
“It was the school employee who took this on,” the police said of Angela McQueen, who physically overwhelmed the suspect in a high school cafeteria.
The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.
And: offering to help a stepdaughter freeze her eggs, a hostess balks at accepting a gift, and a housekeeper helps herself to the makeup stash.
The professor, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, was placed on leave while Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for Manhattan, leads the new investigation.
A teacher is on administrative leave after giving an assignment that said: “You are a member of the K.K.K. Why do you think your treatment of African-Americans is justified?”
Offshore schools have become an established part of the medical education system, but two deadly hurricanes have damaged some schools and led to evacuations.
The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year.
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
Chicago is experimenting with a K-14 model for educating some of its most successful students.
An assault of a black student was at least the second bias-related episode at the Ivy League university since the start of the school year.
Professor Lewis opposed the war in Southeast Asia early on and later made unconventional peace overtures to Beijing and North Korea.
Betsy DeVos is rolling back the clock on university policies around sexual misconduct.
Two Americans have accused officers of raping them, an unsettling allegation for a city that relies on money spent by foreign students and reveres its Carabinieri police force.
After the university’s Kennedy School gave Manning a visiting fellowship, backlash led to a reversal and criticism from across the political spectrum.