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Education

  1. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  2. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  3. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC Guidelines for Reopening SchoolsTheir recommendations include spacing desks six feet apart and closing communal spaces like cafeterias and playgrounds.
  4. education
    She Just Wants Her Students To Keep TalkingSamantha Elkaim knows she can’t replicate her classroom, but maybe she can still reach the kids.
  5. privacy
    Schools Might Start to Ban Zoom Over Privacy ConcernsAmid reports of virtual classrooms getting hijacked by racist trolls, schools in New York may look to host online lessons elsewhere.
  6. education
    6-Year-Old Girl Committed for Two Days for Throwing TantrumThe Florida student was removed from school and placed in a mental health facility without her mother’s consent.
  7. power
    How Many Students Have Been Traumatized by Active-Shooter Drills?In a new report, two major teachers unions have called for schools to end or revise the drills, saying they’re harmful to children.
  8. parenting
    A Class Riot Among the One Percent at Brooklyn’s Oldest Nursery SchoolWhat happened when Grace Church School decided to become a little less old-fashioned? Lots of parent-teacher drama.
  9. so you want to be president
    Somebody Please Stop This ManBiden told a 10-year-old girl at a town hall, “I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking.”
  10. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  11. california
    Teacher Battling Breast Cancer Forced to Pay For Her SubstituteUnder California law, teachers have to pay for their own replacements while on extended sick leave.
  12. beyonce
    Beyoncé Didn’t Go to College, But Homecoming Is Her GraduationThe Netflix documentary is an epic celebration of black education and HBCUs.
  13. college admissions scandal
    Imagine Committing Fraud for a Kid and Then She Just Starts VloggingLori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade does dorm room spon-con and party makeup tutorials.
  14. talking to
    What Happened When We Started a Feminism Club at Our Catholic Boys School“We had a whole meeting about Kavanaugh. One day a student from Regis could be a Supreme Court nominee.”
  15. high school
    Unpacking the Strangest Scene in Esquire’s Cover StoryWhat was up with those songs Ryan and his classmates sang?
  16. keeping up with the royals
    Meghan Markle Shared Details About Her Education in First Speech as a Royal“When girls are given the right tools to succeed, they can create incredible futures, not only for themselves but for all of those around them.”
  17. international day of the girl
    Michelle Obama Announces New Project to Help Educate Girls Worldwide“We’re seeking to empower adolescent girls around the world through education.”
  18. education
    Georgia School Announces It Will Start Paddling Children As Punishment“There was a time where corporal punishment was kind of the norm in school and you didn’t have the problems that you have,” said the superintendent.
  19. cool
    Tokyo Medical School Admits to Tampering With Test Scores to Keep Women OutOfficials were apparently worried women would get pregnant, and thus wouldn’t be able to work long hours in the hospital.
  20. yachts adrift
    Someone Set Betsy DeVos’s $40 Million Yacht AdriftThe secretary of education’s 163-foot yacht sustained some damages.
  21. beychella
    Beyoncé Is Gifting $100,000 to 4 Historically Black CollegesFollowing her electrifying Coachella performance referencing traditions at HBCUs.
  22. scholars
    Jennifer Lawrence Is Educating Our Nation’s YouthShe stopped by a Cleveland Heights high school to talk about corruption.
  23. education
    Parents Would Rather Pull Their Kids Out of School Than Have Them Meet IvankaIvanka Trump’s visit to a Connecticut school was an unwelcome surprise.
  24. title ix
    Inside a Training Course for Campus Sexual Assault OfficersAt a Sheraton in Philadelphia, 500 college employees learn what qualifies as rape.
  25. education
    These Schools Are Teaching Some Truly Insane ThingsHuffPost looked into the curricula at Betsy DeVos’s preferred form of education.
  26. politics
    Education Department Rolls Back Policies That Protect Students With DisabilitiesThe Washington Post reports 72 policy documents were rescinded.
  27. education
    Ivanka Trump Found a Much More Attainable White House GoalIs this “staying in her lane”?
  28. politics
    President of Accessorizing With a Wine Glass Meets President of FranceThey discussed her charity work in education and health care.
  29. college
    Harvard’s First Female President Is Stepping DownShe’s leaving the position in June 2018.
  30. What Would a School for 3-Year-Olds Even Look Like?New York City recently announced a new universal “3-K” program — but doing it right means taking the specific needs of 3-year-olds into account.
  31. dale?
    Here’s a Reminder That Pitbull Loves Charter SchoolsBetsy DeVos paid Mr. Worldwide’s Miami charter school — SLAM — a visit on Thursday.
  32. Kids Learn Better When They Can Move Around ClassExercise doesn’t have to be confined to recess and gym.
  33. education
    Betsy DeVos May Be in Charge of Public Schools But She Can’t Get Inside ThemSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos was blocked from entering a Washington, D.C., school by protesters.
  34. teens these days
    Teens Want to Go to College in Canada Now That Trump Is Going to Be PresidentTeens are fleeing the country.
  35. education
    Teach Kids Philosophy, It Makes Them Better at MathNot what to think, but how to think.
  36. The Biased Policies That Are Pushing Black Girls Out of SchoolAnd the instructional tool kit trying to change that.
  37. What Happened When Schools Tried to Bribe Students Into Getting Good GradesMoney-as-motivator is never as straightforward as it seems like it should be.
  38. Here’s Why Being a High Achiever in High School Doesn’t Mean You’ll Ace CollegeIt’s not just about smarts.
  39. An Idea: Let’s Get Rid of Middle SchoolA big new study suggests kids would be better off in K–8 schools.
  40. continuing education
    Ashley Judd Is Getting a PhD at UC Berkeley Because She CanShe will work toward a degree in public policy in the prestigious program.
  41. You Can Bribe Your Kid to Love BooksIf you do it right.
  42. ‘Book Deserts’ Leave Low-Income Kids With Nothing to ReadThe neighborhoods are like food deserts, but for education.
  43. Is Friendship a Skill That Can Be Taught in Schools?The importance of making time for social interaction in the classroom.
  44. Is the New SAT Harder for Girls?The College Board says no; tutors say yes.
  45. 5 Big Ways Kindergarten Has Changed Since the 1990sLess play. More math.
  46. First-Generation Kids Excel in School, But Then ‘Immigrant Optimism’ FadesSomething strange is happening as families assimilate into the U.S.
  47. education
    Here’s More Evidence Laptops and Classrooms Are a Bad MixEven West Point cadets can’t resist the lure of the internet.
  48. Don’t Believe the Hype About Grit, Pleads the Scientist Behind the ConceptWhat happens when enthusiasm runs too far ahead of the evidence?
  49. Why Typical Preschool Crafts Are a Total Waste of TimeKids at this developmental stage find little benefit — or enjoyment — in constructing Thanksgiving hand-turkeys or cotton-ball snowmen.
  50. education
    A Simple Way to Get More Minority Kids Into ‘Gifted’ ProgramsThere’s a lot of bias lurking behind the question of which kids get which educational opportunities.
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