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Months of Searching Still Hasn’t Found New Schools Chancellor
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:32:21 GMT
Two months ago, Mayor de Blasio announced that schools chancellor Carmen Fariña would step down, but so far a replacement has not been named.
In District Known for Failure, Will the State Finally Step In?
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:32:55 GMT
According to a report prepared for the state, there were more than 50 fights at Hempstead High School between September and early December. “It disrupts me from learning in class,” said a senior.
Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 21:58:00 GMT
Jennifer Chen, left, and Sean Guo are among the almost 1,200 students taking Laurie Santos’s “Psychology and the Good Life,” at Yale. The class was recently moved to Woolsey Hall, the university’s concert venue, from Battell Chapel, which could only accommodate a crowd of 800.
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:32:22 GMT
Federal regulators said Thursday that Texas’s decision to set a “target” for the maximum percentage of students who should receive special education services violated federal laws.
Rhodes Scholarships Go Global as Students From Anywhere Now Qualify
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:16:37 GMT
Radcliffe Camera, part of Oxford University.
How Does a Political Reporter Write a Memoir? First, Read Books. A Lot of Books.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:33:25 GMT
A reporter who spent a decade covering Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns talks about her adjustment to book leave and finding the “foreign land where writers live.”
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A University of, by and for the People
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:41:02 GMT
Maurice Hilleman in 1963.
A Mister Rogers Postage Stamp, and a Legacy That’s Anything but Make-Believe
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:16:19 GMT
Fred Rogers, the host of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” is having a bit of a renaissance. He will be featured on a postage stamp and he is the subject of a forthcoming biopic, starring Tom Hanks.