Last Build Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:06:35 GMTCopyright: Copyright 2017 The New York Times Company
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:10:21 GMTTalladega, a small, historically black college in Alabama, had been struggling to raise the money needed to send its band to Washington for the inauguration.The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes have been under fire for agreeing to perform in the Trump inaugural parade.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:36:27 GMTStudents of the 2015 class of Harvard’s A.R.T. Institute performed the musical “The Light Princess.”Even programs at prestigious universities like Harvard may not care enough about whether their degrees are worth the cost.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:18:59 GMTJustice Samuel A. Alito Jr., in November.The Supreme Court was asked to decide whether public schools should do more under a federal law to provide a free education for children with disabilities.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:28:11 GMTJewel Plummer Cobb at her office at California State University, Fullerton, in 1988. The campus experienced a surge in growth during her tenure there.Dr. Cobb, the first black female president of Cal State, Fullerton, had been denied a New York college post in a move that led to bias accusations.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:50:23 GMTThe city plans to close Junior High School 145 Arturo Toscanini, on Teller Avenue in the Bronx. In the 2015-16 school year, fewer than 10 percent of its students passed state exams in reading and math.The institutions that will no longer be operating as before are part of the de Blasio administration’s Renewal program for low-performing schools.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 02:00:22 GMTBetsy DeVos will have her confirmation hearing before a Senate education committee next week.Betsy DeVos, a billionaire who has never been an educator or overseen a state education agency, has her own questions to answer about potential conflicts of interest.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:04:41 GMTThe marching band at Talladega College featured on the front page of a local newspaper in Talladega, Ala. The school has become the subject of an impassioned national outcry.The president of Talladega College issued a statement arguing, in essence, that the presidential inauguration is about something bigger than Donald J. Trump.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 20:38:45 GMTStanford (above) and other universities have struggled to balance the desire and legal obligation to cultivate a safe campus, where victims of sexual assault feel comfortable to come forward, with maintaining due process for the accused.Stanford has an uncommonly high bar for sexual assault cases, so the player was never punished despite two panels ruling in favor of the accuser.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 10:41:46 GMTWu Dongmei, right, is worried that the international school program her 14-year-old son, Wu Zhengxuan, is enrolled in might be replaced by Shanghai’s education commission.A city commission has accused private schools of replacing official curriculums, which stress political ideology, with others infringing on “China’s education sovereignty.”
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:21:07 GMTJanet L. Yellen spoke to educators Thursday, stressing the Fed’s role in fighting financial crises.Meeting with educators, the Fed’s chairwoman emphasized its role in fighting financial crises but hoped that in the future it would be less interesting.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:24:36 GMTAlso, patriotic gestures, mother-daughter dynamics and retroactive gifts.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:37:36 GMTCatherine Berendsohn in her parents’ home in Miami last month. Her student debt prevented her from getting the money she needed to grow her own business.Fewer millennials are founding companies at a time when student loans are on the rise. As one business founder put it, “The debt is always there, drowning you.”
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:00:13 GMTElizabeth H. Bradley, a professor of public health at Yale who has worked to improve health care systems worldwide, is set to take over at Vassar on July 1.Dr. Bradley, a professor of public health at Yale who has worked to improve health care systems worldwide, arrives as colleges debate questions of access and identity on campus.