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How Book Bans Turned a Texas Town Upside Down

NY Times education - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 15:56
In a political environment where book-banning efforts are being used to drive voter sentiment, librarians find themselves on the front lines.

Why one-size-fits-all metrics for evaluating schools must go

Washington Post - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 15:19
Data-driven accountability has failed to achieve any of the goals supporters have championed.

Oberlin Says It Will Pay $36.59 Million to a Local Bakery

NY Times education - Fri, 09/09/2022 - 00:21
Gibson’s Bakery said the liberal arts college had falsely accused it of racism after a Black student was caught shoplifting.

At Head Start, Masks Remain On, Despite CDC Guidelines

NY Times education - Wed, 09/07/2022 - 09:00
Some of the nation’s poorest pre-K students are the last still under mask mandates, affecting enrollment.

The Safe Space That Became a Viral Nightmare

NY Times education - Wed, 09/07/2022 - 09:00
Video of a confrontation in a multicultural center at Arizona State University became a weapon in the war against universities.

Enlisting Ukrainian Students to Promote Democracy in America

NY Times education - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 23:00
College students in a new scholarship program will become “ambassadors,” stressing that democracy is not something to be taken for granted.

BYU Is Still Investigating Racial Slurs at Women’s Volleyball Match

NY Times education - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 21:56
Brigham Young University has asked people who were at the Aug. 26 game for help finding the person who yelled slurs at a Black player for Duke University.

After a Summer of Grief, It’s Back to School in Uvalde

NY Times education - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 19:12
Classes resumed on Tuesday in the South Texas community where a mass shooting in May took the lives of 19 students and two teachers.

Daring to Speak Up About Race in a Divided School District

NY Times education - Tue, 09/06/2022 - 18:10
What happened when a superintendent in northern Michigan raised the issue of systemic racism?

Student Loan Forgiveness Is Complicated, Because This Is America

NY Times education - Sat, 09/03/2022 - 13:46
Instead of making higher education free, we subsidize it later through repayment plans and attempts at debt cancellation. The complexity is disrespectful.

They Have Debt but No Degree. Could Loan Forgiveness Send Them Back to School?

NY Times education - Sat, 09/03/2022 - 09:00
Millions took on debt for college but left without graduating, making it harder to repay their loans. Will the Biden administration’s relief plan get them to try again?

Sex Ed Emerges as Core Issue for N.J. Republicans as Midterms Approach

NY Times education - Fri, 09/02/2022 - 22:18
New education standards that touch on gender identity have caused a stir in New Jersey. Some Republicans are trying to keep the conversation alive.

Marcus Freeman Begins His First Full Season as Notre Dame’s Coach

NY Times education - Fri, 09/02/2022 - 09:00
Freeman’s first full season as a head coach will unfold in one of the most high-profile institutions in American sports. First up: No. 2 Ohio State, Freeman’s alma mater.

Biden’s Student Loan Plan Could Face a Protracted Legal Fight

NY Times education - Fri, 09/02/2022 - 00:50
The White House’s use of emergency powers to enact widespread debt relief could be ripe for challenges.

Education in America: School Is for Wasting Time and Money

NY Times education - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 19:02
I have deep doubts about the intellectual and social value of schooling.

Education in America: School Is for Us

NY Times education - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 18:24
What is school really for? Students at Oakland’s Fremont High answer this question with their cameras.

The Pandemic Erased Two Decades of Progress in Math and Reading

NY Times education - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 16:15
The results of a national test showed just how devastating the last two years have been for 9-year-old schoolchildren, especially the most vulnerable.

A Panorama of Design

NY Times education - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 09:00
A look at design-world events, products and people.

Ron DeSantis Is a Test Case

NY Times education - Wed, 08/31/2022 - 20:58
The DeSantis governorship provides insight into what our national life might look like if in 2024 the Republicans make a clean sweep.

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