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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:37:55 GMTJuggle the ratings in the right way, factoring in a graduate’s future salaries and job satisfaction, and Claremont McKenna College in California comes out on top.The purpose of education is to stretch and elevate young minds, right? Now some rankings are including future earnings in their calculations.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:23 GMTThe Lanza family’s backyard.A Silicon Valley dad decided to test his theories about parenting by turning his yard into a playground where children can take physical risks without supervision. Not all of his neighbors were thrilled.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:29:50 GMTThe Children’s Workshop School, in the East Village, will alter its admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.Twelve more public schools are joining a city program allowing them to alter admissions policies to enroll additional disadvantaged students.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:08:14 GMTTop row, left: Masa Kenney, who served in the United States Army during Operation Desert Storm; right: Geoff Noer in the Faroe Islands. Middle row, left: Tim Holtan in Vietnam; right: Corey Flournoy, national president of Future Farmers of America. Bottom row, left: Josh Fine running a one-man college radio network in the 1992 presidential campaign; right: Toni Gorog in Brazil.Looking back, adults who took time off before or during college say they have no regrets.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:00:10 GMTBloomsburg University in central Pennsylvania is one of the 14 schools affected by a faculty strike that began on Wednesday.A union representing more than 5,000 professors and coaches who teach more than 100,000 students has been without a contract since June 2015.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:55:07 GMTSeventh graders in Brent Wathke’s social studies classes at DeLong Middle School in Eau Claire, Wis., clockwise from top left: Emma Johnson, Lorenzo Tovar, Nika Knapp, Paul Harder, Rylea Nall, Gabriel Morken, Mekhi Shaw and Casper Haas.In Wisconsin, a crucial swing state, one teacher has aimed for civility in class, but has struggled to discuss the shocking tone of the presidential race.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:30:44 GMTQueenie Chen, a student teacher at Public School 191, which is mostly comprised of black and Hispanic students. One organization is seeking to integrate white students from another school.The organization challenged the New York City Education Department to take further steps to rezone schools on the Upper West Side.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:23:30 GMTMany at City College say they feel discombobulated by the troubling news stirred up by the resignation of its leader, Lisa S. Coico.The resignation of Lisa S. Coico has created a leadership vacuum at the university amid two investigations, with a third looming.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:56:56 GMTCafeteria workers at Harvard have been on strike over what they say are unfair wages and benefits.The strike is now in its seventh day, and workers marched on campus Tuesday in a clash with the nation’s wealthiest university.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:39:51 GMTWilliam G. Bowen, right, the former president of Princeton, and Derek Bok, the former president of Harvard, co-wrote a book about affirmative action and higher education, “The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions.”Dr. Bowen was president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and also served as provost and president of Princeton, overseeing the admission of women and expanding the university academically.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:12:49 GMTIf you have an idea for a mobile app, or you just want to become more familiar with how software works, you can get a free education online.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:31:00 GMTDan Graves, a former employee of ITT Educational Services who filed suit against the company in 1999, says regulatory failures allowed ITT to stay in business far longer than it otherwise might have.In the interim, the for-profit education company made billions off federal student aid, while students amassed mountains of debt and few job prospects.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:19:45 GMTRehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:21:01 GMTA student in Detroit.In Detroit, a federal court is being asked to determine if the city’s children have the right to a minimally adequate education.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:56:11 GMTAfter her son was killed, Marcia DeOliveira-Longinetti tried to get New Jersey’s loan agency to forgive her son’s student debt, which total about $16,000.The bill, now awaiting Gov. Chris Christie’s approval, would require that the state’s student loan agency forgive the debts of borrowers who die or become permanently disabled.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:21:01 GMTA student outside the shuttered ITT Technical Institute in Vista, Calif.The federal government’s hands-off approach to ensuring higher education standards has led to lax oversight by some independent organizations.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:33:33 GMTFrom left, Alex Taubes, Terrell Wigfall, Juel Roundtree and Rocky Lotito at a debate at the Rikers Island jail complex on Monday.Volunteers coached inmates in the intricacies of researching, organizing and presenting their cases no matter the topic or point of view.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:22:43 GMTJody Gottfried ArnholdThe donation will allow Teachers College at Columbia University to establish a new doctoral program to train those who train dance teachers.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:03:03 GMTTaylor Garris, 23, visiting the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta last week.Interest is growing in so-called civil rights tourism, as attendance and donations grow for museums focused on the African-American experience.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:24:01 GMTIt’s more than a reading list. It’s a personal and political statement.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:21:20 GMTI was raised by a mom and dad who did not want me to worry about getting C’s as long as I was happy in college and beyond.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:30:24 GMTThe Grand Street Campus football team at a home game last month.The dismissal of Bruce Eugene, the coach of the Grand Street Campus Wolves in Brooklyn, has locked players, parents and administrators in a bitter dispute.