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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:37:48 GMTEmployees at Harvard University’s cafeteria have been on strike for close to three weeks and could return to work on Thursday.Hundreds of employees walked out three weeks ago, asking for higher wages and no increase in health care costs.
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.
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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:44:32 GMTChuck Shorten, left, and Brent Thompson, both faculty members at West Chester University, picketed in West Chester, Pa., on Wednesday.A tentative agreement between the faculty union and the state includes raises and measures to save on health care costs.
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.
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.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:21:13 GMTCollege is the goal. Will these three teenagers get there? Anemona Hartocollis brings you their stories in this Facebook Live series.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:40 GMTParticipants in a teaching demonstration that is led by medical and museum educators inspecting an Umberto Boccioni sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.With the goal of fostering diagnostic skills and empathy, more medical schools are battling skepticism to offer courses on viewing art.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:16:24 GMTWe Harvard dining hall workers are on strike because we can’t afford to pay more for health care.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:22:09 GMTSchoolteachers and others who pursue careers of service in exchange for modest paychecks get lightly regulated retirement plans that often charge excessive fees.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:39:51 GMTWilliam Bowen in 1982 at Princeton University, where he oversaw the first admission of women.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 15:12:50 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 14:19:45 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.