A Houston High School Has a New Dress Code. For Parents.

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 22:24
The dress code, which bans satin caps, bonnets, hair rollers, pajamas and revealing and sagging clothing, has been criticized as racist and elitist.
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Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 10:00
Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized.
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Since Columbine, Fears of School Violence Have Grown. Research Shows That Schools Are Safer.

Sat, 20/04/2019 - 10:00
The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent.
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Facing Segregated Schools, Parents Took Integration Into Their Own Hands. It’s Working.

Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 16:00
Changes to middle school enrollment in parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan could force City Hall to take action on school segregation.
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Students Receive ‘Target Letters’ in College Admissions Scandal, Lawyer Says

Τρίτη, 16/04/2019 - 03:04
At least some children of the parents who were charged in the college admissions scandal have reportedly received letters that notify people that they could be targets of a criminal probe.
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Possible Hazing Episode Causes SUNY Buffalo to Suspend Fraternity and Sorority Activities

Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 07:23
An 18-year-old student, Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, ended up in critical condition at an area hospital after going into cardiac arrest.
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Morehouse College, a Traditionally Black All-Male School, Says It Will Accept Transgender Men

Δευτέρα, 15/04/2019 - 01:06
The policy, which was announced on Saturday, will continue to ban from enrollment women anyone who identifies as a woman.
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Cursive Seemed to Go the Way of Quills and Parchment. Now It’s Coming Back.

Sat, 13/04/2019 - 16:48
Defenders of the writing style have lobbied to revive it in schools, igniting a debate about American values and exposing intergenerational fault lines.
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Brigham Young Students Value Their Strict Honor Code. But Not the Harsh Punishments.

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 22:49
The voices of young people with different views of social justice are pushing the Mormon Church to modernize.
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Donald Stewart, 80, Dies; Took Over the College Board at a Crucial Time

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 19:41
He favored high standards for college applicants and programs to help minority students meet those standards. Earlier he had helped revive Spelman College.
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LeBron James Opened a School That Was Considered an Experiment. It’s Showing Promise.

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 12:00
The inaugural class of third and fourth graders at the school have posted extraordinary results on its first set of test scores.
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Lorraine Branham, Journalism Dean and Mentor, Dies at 66

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 22:03
As the first woman and first person of color to lead the Newhouse School at Syracuse, she helped students and faculty embrace the future — and diversity.
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Can a Playroom Makeover Make My Kids Over?

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 18:08
Simone Davies, a teacher and author, helped make over my kids’ playroom using Montessori educational principles like creating a sense of peace and instilling autonomy in children.
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Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That.

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 15:32
Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm.
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A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 00:47
A once-obscure program named Discovery has become an unexpected flash point in a local debate about specialized school admissions and the national fight over affirmative action.
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Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Wed, 10/04/2019 - 02:39
The university made the decision as part of an agreement resolving a 14-year investigation by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights.
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On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger

Τρίτη, 09/04/2019 - 07:18
College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring.
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With Indigenous Languages in Steep Decline, Summer Camps Offer Hope

Δευτέρα, 08/04/2019 - 23:14
An immersion camp in California that aims to revitalize Hupa is part of a growing worldwide effort to revive endangered languages.
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Mother of Raniya Wright, Who Died After Fight, Says School Failed to Protect Her Daughter

Δευτέρα, 08/04/2019 - 22:42
Ashley Wright said she had alerted the school that her daughter was being bullied by a classmate before her death.
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The American Curriculum: Is the U.S. a Democracy? A Social Studies Battle Turns on the Nation’s Values

Sun, 07/04/2019 - 12:00
Michigan spent five years debating how to teach American history. One of the biggest questions was how to describe the nation’s government.
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