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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:30:21 GMTThe secrecy around Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s selection of Cathleen P. Black to run the city’s schools highlighted his faith in business leaders and dislike of public debate.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:20:04 GMTSchool administrators have arisen with one foot in business and one in education, but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg passed them over.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:25:56 GMTGiving to 1,027 universities and colleges plummeted 11.9 percent in 2009, and indicators are that overall giving for fiscal 2010 may be flat.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:24 GMTProtesters upset about education cuts attempted to storm the building that houses the Conservative Party.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:11:05 GMTThe program, which was suspended last year, will be reinstated at the start of the next school year, and its AP exam will again be offered in May 2012.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 21:41:49 GMTCathleen P. Black, the Hearst Magazines chairwoman, will be the New York City schools chancellor, as Joel I. Klein leaves to work for the News Corporation.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:16:51 GMTLike the mayor of New York, Cathleen P. Black is a tough-minded executive from the media industry.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:08:42 GMTKaplan and other for-profit education companies have come under scrutiny amid concerns over student debt.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:48:02 GMTThe suicide of a teacher whose poor evaluation was published has stirred all sides in the school reform debate.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 21:44:57 GMTCatholic officials said the list was based not on what the Archdiocese spent on the schools, but on their enrollment record.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:20:01 GMTA new program financed primarily by Yale University will be open to students who live in New Haven and have attended its public schools since at least ninth grade.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 16:52:19 GMTDo colleges really need 30,000 applications to find 1,500 great students?
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 08:30:27 GMTA new report focusing on black males suggests that the picture of the achievement gap separating black from white students is even bleaker than generally known.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 08:10:04 GMTMedical residency programs are seeking refunds of Social Security taxes.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 06:30:20 GMTHomework helpers are part of a growing a niche industry. But educators wonder if this is another facet of “helicopter parenting.”
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 20:34:11 GMTA wave of Chinese undergraduates is choosing American colleges. Culture shock? Beer pong, anyone?
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 20:49:58 GMTCollege applications can include as many as a dozen spaces for work and extracurriculars. Get busy?
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 06:49:18 GMTThe Common Application isn’t the only game in town. Here’s a guide to the new apps. Hit ‘submit’ once.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 20:49:58 GMTStudents find hurdles, even rejection, when trying to sign up for coveted electives.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 06:49:12 GMTAs the search for the right college continued, the more muddled my mind became.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 06:48:26 GMTAdvocates for the learning disabled say it has become harder to get extra testing time. What’s a student to do?
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 08:48:03 GMTAmid sea change, the profession moves to raise the educational bar.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 06:49:00 GMTStudent groups for the 21st century.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:48:42 GMTLessons to teach acceptance of homosexuality, which have gained urgency after suicides, are causing culture wars.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 09:00:56 GMTA delegation of 16 university presidents from across Canada is visiting India to promote academic collaboration.
Sat, 06 Nov 2010 07:10:01 GMTA foundation formed by the Yonkers mayor and local businesses is giving the city’s high school students more opportunity to get a higher education.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 21:32:48 GMTOnline education is finding its way into more colleges, many of them public institutions facing tight budgets.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 16:54:13 GMTMore and more students are flocking to online programs to make up failed classes.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 22:23:51 GMTThe Lower East Side public academy is being investigated after accusations of financial mismanagement and admissions irregularities.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 07:16:02 GMTSmaller endowments tend to be invested more than larger ones in traditional assets such as domestic equities and fixed income.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 19:07:38 GMTMany universities now offer substantial portions of their courses online, a sign of the direction in which the “open education” movement is headed.
Sun, 31 Oct 2010 05:13:31 GMTThe Securities and Exchange Commission has requested information about stock sales made by some top officials of the Apollo Group, which owns the University of Phoenix.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:15:12 GMTA London university says reports that it is considering “going private” in response to the government’s announced plans to cut its contribution to university budgets is not true.
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 18:37:15 GMTCollege Board reports said that rising tuition had been accompanied by an increase in federal financial aid, which helped keep down the actual amount students pay.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 08:01:05 GMTAfter receiving 90,000 public comments, the Department of Education will require program-integrity changes at for-profit colleges.
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 07:10:01 GMTDecisions on closings will be made by mid-December, and closings will be done by phasing out a grade each year.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 08:20:23 GMTIn the last school year, seniors at Dartmouth College and Cornell University have created a sort of dishonor roll of peers who failed to donate to the class gift.
Mon, 01 Nov 2010 16:03:50 GMTIn rare cases children who do poorly on a preschool test for admission to top private schools can get retested.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010 08:35:28 GMTN.C.A.A. athletes are earning degrees at record rates, graduate at higher rates than other students and football players and black men’s basketball players are making gains in the classroom.
Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:31:03 GMTA Maine high school hopes to solve its financial woes by persuading Chinese students to pay $27,000 a year there.
Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:50:02 GMTThe scientific misconduct case against a Harvard researcher underscores the difficulty of defining error in a field like animal cognition where inconsistent results are common.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 19:44:59 GMTPart 1 of the responses by an independent college counselor to reader questions about the fall admission season, for high school seniors and juniors.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 17:16:40 GMTA mother, and daughter, navigate a period of limbo in the college admissions process: an early application is in, its fate uncertain, while another deadline, Jan. 1, looms.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 15:34:13 GMTA veteran counselor finds the application process smoothed by the latest advances in technology, but misses "the smell of musty college catalogs on my bookshelf.''
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 16:35:42 GMTThe latest news for applicants and their families on how to seek extra time on the SAT and ACT, and on why colleges seek to recruit record-breaking numbers of applicants every year.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 19:28:49 GMTWhen tackling the section of the Common Application on activities outside class, students should avoid the temptation to fatten their resumes with filler.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:03:07 GMTThis word has appeared in five New York Times articles in the past year.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:26:20 GMTLesson Plan | Examining the nature of scientific advancement and recent developments in science, and considering what types of discoveries merit inclusion in textbooks.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 08:25:32 GMTUse the numbers in this article to calculate how many total vehicles in the U.S. were recalled by Toyota.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 12:36:17 GMTStudent Opinion | Try your hand at writing a similar "love letter" to the piece of technology that means the most to you, whether it's an iPod you own or a computer, television, camera, or cellphone you covet.