Many teachers reacted with alarm at the idea they would be trained and armed.
Mr. Feinberg was accused of sexually abusing a female student in the late 1990s. An investigation found the claim credible, though he has denied it.
Much of what I learned in the Army is horrifyingly relevant in the classroom.
Teachers from across the state converged on the Capitol to protest pay raises they say are too stingy.
Experts are divided on how to protect students from violence or whether, for that matter, there is anything that can be done to prevent a determined attacker.
Readers respond to articles dealing with guns as a voter’s litmus test and arming school staff members.
What will Pyeongchang’s environmental legacy be? Also: A Trump adviser who resigned last week says the Paris agreement is worth protecting.
The government told state-run secondary schools, though not the many church-run schools, to offer alternative courses.
At a listening session with grieving parents and school-shooting victims, including students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, President Trump suggested teachers should be allowed to carry firearms.
A national effort is underway to arm and train school staff members, but a former assistant principal who survived an attack believes it’s misguided.
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
Teachers and other educators described to us what it’s like to teach amid lockdown drills and fear of attacks.
East Brunswick is placing police officers with guns in schools, as other districts add security measures in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., shooting.
The chancellor, Antwan Wilson, had come under investigation for how his daughter recently transferred to a coveted high school, bypassing about 700 students on a wait-list.
Around the country, teachers are reflecting on whether they are prepared to take a bullet for their students. “I think about it all the time,” one said.
Representative Beto O’Rourke is making a long-shot bid to defeat Ted Cruz and become the first Democrat in Texas to win a statewide office since 1994.
An education expert writes that closing underperforming public schools offers an opportunity.
The brash, ambitious founders of WeWork, a global network of shared office spaces, want nothing less than to transform the way we work, live and play.
After the Florida shooting, schools are re-evaluating their security, and some have shut down in response to ominous phone calls or social media posts.
After legislative efforts collapsed Thursday in the Senate, lawmakers in the House and Senate struggled for a path forward to protect the “Dreamers.”
Every vote to protect Dreamers like me failed on Thursday, and I am relieved.
New York education commissioner MaryEllen Elia accepted a district improvement plan she had ordered, but said it left ‘critical issues’ unaddressed.
After raising expectations of an old-school fight, the Senate ended up gridlocked as usual, as leaders shied away from politically charged votes.
The best teenage comments from last week’s writing prompts, and an invitation to join the conversation this week.
Has your school ever faced any sort of gun violence or gun incidents? Do you feel safe at school?
The administration’s effort to rush a decision on DACA will test whether a rule-bound court is prepared to stand up to a norm-breaking president.
The Senate’s top education leaders will consider reinstating Pell grants for incarcerated students, a move that would restore a federal lifeline to the country’s prison education system.
Scenes from a dread-filled day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a former student fatally shot 17 people.
The legislation sets up a clash that will pit the political center of the Senate against the president and the Republican congressional leadership.
It’s been hard to find a successor to Carmen Fariña with the skills to run the country’s largest district and a mind-set compatible with the mayor’s.
The BOKS program, consisting of an hour of running, calisthenics and rousing group games, made children feel happier and more energetic.
Even as a floor debate on immigration faltered, a bipartisan group of senators was working behind the scenes to come up with a plan that could garner 60 votes.
DreamYard Prep was part of the city’s program for low-performing schools. Now it has been deemed a Rise school, and over time the intensive support will wane.
Also in today’s newsletter: A debate over Chicago’s school closures.
The House minority leader took to the floor for eight hours to protest a spending bill that she now says she wanted to pass. What’s the risk for the party?
Lawmakers will try to assemble immigration legislation that can garner 60 votes as the Senate undertakes an exceedingly rare open-ended debate.
Instead of trying to improve troubled schools, the city is shutting them down.
What ideas about masculinity, femininity, sex and relationships might teenagers learn from pornography?
Why do you think this film is garnering so much interest? How does it relate to and comment on our society’s current cultural and political climate?
What qualities make Red Gerard good at his sport, and why?
Applications for the graduate programs — a master of music in music production and a master of arts in music business — will be accepted starting Feb. 21.
It’s part of pattern: Trumpism for thee and not for me.
At 77, Ms. Pelosi remains a dominant figure in Washington. How she bridges Democrats’ factions on immigration may help determine whether she can lead her party to a majority.
The problem isn’t that poor children don’t have access to computers. It’s that they spend too much time in front of them.
The House Democratic leader mostly told anecdotes and personal stories. But she included a few facts and falsehoods to sort through as well.
Several governors, mostly Republicans, have declined to sign their own states’ plans for implementing a new federal education law intended to devolve control to the states.
Many liberals talk about moving to another country to avoid Trump. I did the opposite.
An immodest proposal for the era of #MeToo.
If Washington shuts down, companies will step up. Do we really want that?
In the last 12 months, there isn’t much Ms. DeVos has done that hasn’t been met with a barrage of backlash. But in a wide-ranging interview, she said her agenda had not been derailed.
Tax breaks for horse owners, energy credits and a small college in Kentucky are among the provisions tucked into the Senate spending bill headed for a vote.
After Ithaca High School canceled its production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” because of students’ pushback, an online mob targeted the town.
The leaders were not allowed access to the Education Department building to deliver failing “report cards.”
Representative Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, broke records on Wednesday with an extended speech opposing the budget deal because it ignored the “Dreamers.”
The president is targeting sensible immigration policies, while smearing those who come to the U.S. illegally as criminals.
The agreement would raise caps on military and domestic spending, clearing the way for lawmakers to pass a spending bill for the rest of the fiscal year.
American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?
On Wednesday, lawmakers in Idaho voted to gut their state’s science standards of all but a few mentions of climate change.
About 80 percent of high school seniors graduated on time in 2017, up just half a percentage point, and large gaps persisted between white and minority students.
President Trump’s proposed immigration overhaul might be good for Mexico.
A new survey suggests that porn might be a more influential form of sex education for kids than their parents may think.
Frederic Lyman, named in the Choate sexual abuse report, engaged in sexual misconduct at all four schools where he taught, abetted by administrators’ silence.
The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.
As congressional leaders worked toward a deal that could help ensure the government stays open, President Trump called for a shutdown if lawmakers do not crack down on illegal immigration.
Idaho is the only state whose legislature has removed climate change from its education standards. Teachers and students testified for it to be reinstated.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what to do when your friends at school cheat on a test and more.
With funding set to expire Thursday, House Republicans were moving ahead with a temporary spending measure, but it did not appear to have the support to pass the Senate.
This word has appeared in three articles on nytimes.com in the past year.
What story could this image tell?
Families for Excellent Schools fought with the de Blasio administration over charter expansion and was a close ally of Success Academy’s Eva Moskowitz.
A group of Silicon Valley technologists plans to call attention to the dangers of tech, including working on an ad campaign aimed at 55,000 public schools.
Using a combination of playfulness and academic rigor, Concourse Village Elementary School is achieving top results where others have struggled.
Put everything on the table, including amnesty for all illegal immigrants and changing policy to promote economic benefit.
Pace University’s president discusses how adult students can benefit from online courses.
For decades, the Hempstead schools have been marked by corruption, political infighting and low performance. Now leaders face a deadline for change.
About 9,000 unauthorized immigrants protected under DACA work in the nation’s schools. But as the program’s fate has become uncertain, so has theirs.
As far as the president’s immigration plan goes, they are damned if they do and damned if they don’t.
Also: More on America’s “lost Einsteins.”
New software funded by the Department of Homeland Security features a virtual school stalked by an active shooter.
On his birthday, I hope we don’t forget his deep frustration with this country.
If the president believed his State of the Union address would bring the bipartisan agreement he says he seeks any closer, he received little encouragement on Wednesday.
A study of test scores in each of the city’s public elementary schools finds that diversity does not erase achievement gaps between white and minority students.
Writing travel articles to explore themes of nostalgia and childhood in “The Catcher in the Rye.”
Experts say it’s essential to give kids time and space to play.
The president’s policies toward Mexico have so far been less severe than feared.
Discovering that students learn at different paces.
Immigrants can fight ignorance and hate with works of culture.
You can’t make a lasting bargain on immigration without a restrictionist at the table.
During the Vietnam War, Beijing welcomed Vietnamese students as a way to to compete with Moscow for leadership of global communism.
Readers discuss a plan to give a path to citizenship to Dreamers.
What is “chain migration” and how did the phrase become a contentious part of the immigration debate?
Our reporter stumbles across a black-and-white bit of serendipity, hidden in a book hidden in a library hidden in the basement of The New York Times.
President Trump tried to order the firing of Robert S. Mueller III, and Senator Chuck Schumer talks to us about seeking an immigration policy compromise.
If Democrats want relief for young unauthorized immigrants, they would have to accept a border wall and restrictions on low-skilled immigrants joining their families in America.
A slice of the public bucks popular sentiment for young undocumented immigrants, underscoring the conflicted feelings over the issue that has stymied Congress for years.
An unusual study of educational attainment in children finds that gene variants linked to parental nurturing were highly influential even though children had not inherited them.