When Report Cards Go Out on Fridays, Child Abuse Increases on Saturdays, Study Finds

Δευτέρα, 17/12/2018 - 18:58
Verified cases of child abuse in Florida occurred at higher rates on the Saturdays after the release of report cards at public schools, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study.
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Star Economist at Harvard Faces Sexual Harassment Complaints

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 02:02
Roland Fryer’s ascent in the economics field was swift. Now he is embroiled in investigations into his workplace behavior.
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P.M. Forni, Who Argued for ‘Choosing Civility,’ Dies at 67

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 17:24
In two books he wrote about rudeness and how to avoid it. He also started a program to encourage the practice of good manners.
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For-Profit College Chain Closes, Shutting Out Nearly 20,000 Students

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 01:26
Education Corporation of America ran more than 70 campuses across the country before closing schools this week after it lost its accreditation.
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A Ban on Parents in a School Lunchroom? Everyone Seems to Have an Opinion.

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 21:57
What began as a small debate in a wealthy Connecticut town erupted into a controversy over when Mom and Dad should let go.
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Lego and Sesame Street Team Up in $100 Million Project to Help Refugee Children

Wed, 05/12/2018 - 13:00
A five-year grant from the Lego Foundation will allow Sesame Workshop and aid groups to develop education programs for Syrian and Rohingya children.
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Princeton Singers Abandon a ‘Little Mermaid’ Song Over Kissing Concerns

Δευτέρα, 03/12/2018 - 23:38
A column in the campus paper called the song, “Kiss the Girl,” and the a cappella group’s tradition of bringing people onstage to kiss “misogynistic.”
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Do Children Get a Subpar Education in Yeshivas? New York Says It Will Finally Find Out

Δευτέρα, 03/12/2018 - 12:00
Some students graduate from the ultra-Orthodox schools barely knowing how to read and write in English. New rules could force the schools to change how they operate.
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In a Divided Bosnia, Segregated Schools Persist

Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:02
Ethnic tensions are worsening in Bosnia two decades after a bloody, bitter war. The divide is most obvious inside the country’s segregated schools.
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Louisiana School Made Headlines for Sending Black Kids to Elite Colleges. Here’s the Reality.

Fri, 30/11/2018 - 10:04
T.M. Landry, a school in small-town Louisiana, has garnered national attention for vaulting its underprivileged black students to elite colleges. But the school cut corners and doctored college applications.
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Books News: Hollywood Has Long Turned to Novelists for Help. But Poets?

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 12:00
For “The Kindergarten Teacher,” a movie about poetic inspiration starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the filmmakers hired real poets to write verses for the characters.
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Texas Students Will Now Learn That Slavery Was ‘Central’ to the Civil War

Wed, 21/11/2018 - 23:12
The new educational standards also retained mentions of Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller, after there was talk of removing them. Critics say the changes don’t go far enough.
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