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Michigan State Names Satish Udpa as New Interim President After John Engler Resigns
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:42:48 GMT
Mr. Udpa, a top university administrator, is replacing Mr. Engler, who remarked that some victims of Larry Nassar, the former gymnastics doctor, appeared to be enjoying “the spotlight.”
‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.’ Why Some Boys Can Keep Up With Girls in School.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:43:20 GMT
A sociologist says that boys don't "necessarily have to underachieve." School environments and peer influences can be very important.
Karen Pence Is Teaching at Christian School That Bars L.G.B.T. Students and Teachers
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:56:04 GMT
Karen Pence, who taught art class at Immanuel Christian School in Virginia from 2001 to 2013, started teaching there again this month. The private Christian school forbids employees from engaging in “moral misconduct,” including sex before marriage, and from identifying as transgender, among other rules.
Los Angeles Teachers Strike, Disrupting Classes for 500,000 Students
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:27:31 GMT
Teachers marched through Los Angeles on Monday. Schools remained open, however, staffed by substitutes hired by the city.
U.N.C. Chancellor to Leave Early After Ordering Removal of ‘Silent Sam’ Statue’s Base
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:55:11 GMT
A crane removes part of the base that held the “Silent Sam” statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The university’s chancellor ordered its removal to take place overnight.
Students in Rural America Ask, ‘What Is a University Without a History Major?’
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:39:09 GMT
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, facing declining enrollment and revenue, is weighing major changes to its degree programs.
France Debates Where to Teach Arabic: Public School or Local Mosque?
Sun, 06 Jan 2019 01:25:27 GMT
Arabic-language students at the Claude Monet high school in Paris. Here, the teacher opens the lesson by using LinkedIn to show students how many jobs are open to them if they speak Arabic.
The Fight to Keep Teachers in Tech Hubs From Being Priced Out
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:57:43 GMT
Rizi Manzon, a high school culinary arts teacher, lives in an apartment complex owned by his employer, the Santa Clara Unified School District.
U.S. to Investigate Discrimination Against Native Students on Montana Reservation
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:00:12 GMT
Ruth Fourstar, a student at Wolf Point High School, whose grandmother made a complaint to the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights.
Corner Office: Hadi Partovi Was Raised in a Revolution. Today He Teaches Kids to Code.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:41:25 GMT
Hadi Partovi, the founder of Code.org.
New York Confronts Its Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:43:52 GMT
Borough Park, Brooklyn, has seen 35 cases of measles in an outbreak affecting more than 200 people in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in New York and New Jersey.
Newsbook: As Los Angeles Teachers Strike, 3 Books Chronicle Educators’ Years-Long Fight for Better Working Conditions
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:18:46 GMT
Their claims and demands are not new.
Elias M. Stein, Mathematician of Fluctuations, Is Dead at 87
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:59:01 GMT
Elias M. Stein in his office at Princeton University in 2017. After fleeing war-torn Europe, he seized on mathematics in high school in New York. “He had this great vision of where mathematics should go,” a colleague said.
Nicole Mitchell to Lead Jazz Program at University of Pittsburgh
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:26:52 GMT
Nicole Mitchell, who will take over a prestigious post once held by Geri Allen.
Lamin Sanneh, Scholar of Islam and Christianity, Dies at 76
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:04:13 GMT
Dr. Sanneh’s memoir, “Summoned From the Margin: Homecoming of an African,” relates how, even as a youth, he was consumed with theological questions about the nature of God and human suffering.
From Our Archives: Revisiting Anne Frank’s Diary — ‘A Warm and Stirring Confession’
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:00:07 GMT
In 1952, Meyer Levin reviewed “The Diary of a Young Girl” for the Book Review. Here’s an excerpt.
Pegi Young, 66, Musician Who Started a School for Disabled, Dies
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:29:58 GMT
Pegi Young and Neil Young flanked their son, Ben, at the 29th annual Bridge School benefit concert in Mountain View, Calif., in 2015. Ms. Young helped found the school after growing frustrated with the special education programs available for Ben, who was born with cerebral palsy.
Social Q’s: Our Daughter’s Rich Friends Are Driving Me Nuts
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:49:33 GMT
We let her go to an expensive private college. Now we’re not only paying tuition, but we’re also hearing about all her classmates’ luxuries.
Bright Spot for N.Y.’s Struggling Schools: Pre-K
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 21:02:21 GMT
Students in a pre-K class at Public School 361 in Woodside, Queens in May 2017. New York City has the largest citywide prekindergarten initiative in the country.
Kansas Boy, 16, Is Set to Graduate in the Spring From High School — and Harvard
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 21:22:28 GMT
Braxton Moral, 16, is set to graduate from Ulysses High School in Kansas as well as Harvard University in the spring.