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The city’s Department of Education has not been able to visit half of the schools it is supposed to be investigating and it has asked the state how to proceed.
In his passionate new essay collection, “American Audacity,” William Giraldi fiercely emphasizes the cultural importance of high literary standards.
After becoming the target of a hateful online campaign, Maddie, a seventh grader in a small Oklahoma town, said, “I’m going to keep my head held up high.”
Will Shortz, our crossword editor and the chairman of the World Puzzle Federation, reports from Beijing.
The market for higher education is strongly local, with sparse options for many potential students, so merely giving them more information may not work.
She helped shape new ways of thinking about Jewish identity, including challenging the Zionist notion that Israel must be honored as the homeland.
Americans care about being nice. How do we disagree with our neighbors about guns?
For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.
A public interest group tested 27 back-to-school products and found dangerous chemicals in four of them.
Tokyo Medical University was reported to have secretly skewed test scores out of the belief that women were more likely to drop out of the profession.
The Smith College student, Oumou Kanoute, had been sitting in a common area when a staff member reported her. The college’s president apologized.
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The newest students are transforming the way schools serve and educate them, including sending presidents and deans to Instagram and Twitter.
Voices from the classroom talk about connecting education with what’s going on in the world outside of school.
A strong essay might mean the difference between getting accepted — or rejected — by the school of your choice.
Many programs to support undocumented students have existed for years, but there are new concerns amid the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.
College coaching is on the rise, typically starting in the sophomore or junior year of high school but some parents are going to extremes.
Being an outsider can cause culture shock. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
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Sifting through a wide range of courses and degree programs can be puzzling. Here are some steps to help figure out which options might work.