Building Bots and Confidence

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 19:00
With Deilab, students get hands-on lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and math, and they learn about resilience.
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Building a Career, One Academic Step at a Time

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 16:00
Stackable credits are “a more bite-sized piece of education that stands on its own and has value in the workplace.”
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These Colleges Classes Are Going to Work

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 12:00
Community colleges are sending mobile classrooms to factories to help workers keep their skills current and lend a hand to time-strapped employees.
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Seweryn Bialer, 92, Defector and Soviet Union Scholar, Dies

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 00:36
An author who knew his subject firsthand from his years as an official in Communist Poland, he became a sought-after voice on Soviet affairs.
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Black History Trail Makes 200 Stops Across Massachusetts

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 21:13
A Tufts University project seeks to make “history more visible” — from slavery to Black Lives Matter — with a map of historic African-American sites in Boston and beyond.
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In Your Own Words: Mental Health on Campus

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 18:48
We asked students to tell us their stories. We heard about managing depression, anxiety and expectations.
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Seeking a Haven in H.B.C.U.s and Single-Sex Colleges

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 16:00
Applications are up at these schools while enrollment overall is declining. Some think the national political climate is one reason.
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As Students Struggle With Stress and Depression, Colleges Act as Counselors

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 12:00
More than 60 percent of college students said they had experienced “overwhelming anxiety” in the past year. Over 40 percent said they felt so depressed they had difficulty functioning.
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Colleges Expand Their Reach to Address Mental Health Issues

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 12:00
As they struggle to keep up with the demand, many schools are hiring more staff members and trying new approaches.
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Florida Student, 11, Arrested After Dispute Over His Refusal to Say Pledge of Allegiance

Τρίτη, 19/02/2019 - 21:16
The student had not recited the pledge all school year at his middle school in Lakeland, Fla., but a substitute teacher confronted him about it this month.
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Why Teacher Strikes Keep Happening (and Why There’s No End in Sight)

Τρίτη, 19/02/2019 - 17:01
The latest protests are in West Virginia (again) and Oakland, as a national movement pushes back against two decades of school reforms.
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For a Black Mathematician, What It’s Like to Be the ‘Only One’

Δευτέρα, 18/02/2019 - 19:52
Fewer than 1 percent of doctorates in math are awarded to African-Americans. Edray Goins, who earned one of them, found the upper reaches of the math world a challenging place.
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Saturdays in the Bronx With Bach

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 12:00
Nearly every weekend for the past 28 years, local children have flocked to the Bronx Conservatory of Music for very low-cost instruction in classical music. Will the school’s success be its undoing?
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Modern Love: Modern Love College Essay Contest

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 07:00
Open your heart and laptop and tell us a story.
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Student Loan Servicers’ Frequent Mistakes Went Unpunished, Audit Finds

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 23:55
The Education Department failed to effectively manage its student loan collectors, a government audit said, increasing costs for borrowers and taxpayers.
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Skipping School to Save the Earth

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 19:36
Inspired by a 16-year-old Swede, thousands of young people are expected to take Friday off to march for action on climate change.
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Carol F. Reich, Charter School Innovator, Is Dead at 83

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 23:37
The success that she and her husband achieved with the experimental school they opened in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, helped inspire a movement.
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in her words: Girls Get Tech. They Just Need Others to Believe It.

Τρίτη, 12/02/2019 - 23:33
New research explores how access to technology helps put girls on par with boys.
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Edward F. Zigler, an Architect of Head Start, Dies at 88

Τρίτη, 12/02/2019 - 22:08
The Yale psychologist helped design the preschool program in the 1960s and was the first permanent head of the Office of Child Development.
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New York City Public Schools Should Be Evaluated Based on Diversity, Not Just Tests, Panel Says

Τρίτη, 12/02/2019 - 15:55
A new report suggests the city enact sweeping measures to address entrenched segregation in education.
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