Trinity School’s headmaster sends shock waves through the city’s private-school world calling out insidious parental entitlement and self-interest.
The New Jersey county college, which is in danger of losing its accreditation, is investigating allegations of financial abuse by a vice president.
And: offering to help a stepdaughter freeze her eggs, a hostess balks at accepting a gift, and a housekeeper helps herself to the makeup stash.
A teacher is on administrative leave after giving an assignment that said: “You are a member of the K.K.K. Why do you think your treatment of African-Americans is justified?”
Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year.
Critics say the overhaul of more than 170 curriculum topics by the Turkish government represents a frontal assault on the country’s fragile tradition of secularism.
The Rev. Joseph De Laine, an unsung activist, deserves to be honored.
In the battered suburb of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus, students are trying to resume their studies, which have been cut short by war.
In this short documentary, we meet Jesselyn Silva, known as “JessZilla,” a 10-year-old girl who loves to box. She dreams of someday winning an Olympic gold medal.
What do you learn about Ms. Jones’s crime and her academic work while in prison?
What democratic values define Americans?
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Students, do you have something to say about President Trump, immigration, fast fashion, football or anything else in the news? Make an editorial cartoon that shows us what you think.
With Wynton Marsalis at the helm, the organization stays the traditionalist course. But it has expanded its educational and digital footprint.
We’ve known for a while that adolescent sleep cycles and high school hours are misaligned. But this is not just a health problem.
President Trump gave Congress six months to pass legislation protecting young immigrants brought here as children. If anything, the effort is moving backward.
The State of New Jersey took over running the district because of low performance, but real educational progress has been slow in coming.
About 80 percent of Houston’s schools opened on Monday, two weeks later than planned. Other schools need more time, amid $700 million in damage.
A federal education law passed during the Obama administration requires states to create a plan for school improvement, which Washington must approve.
As a teacher who has had to jump through New York’s certification hoops, I’m pleased by a plan to let charter schools certify teachers themselves.
Public schools in Australia have often mandated that girls wear skirts, which can inhibit physical activity. Complaints about the policy have renewed momentum.
Readers discuss how corporations have courted teachers as their “ambassadors” to bring their products into the classroom.
When your existence is shrouded in doubts, every decision is a gut check.
New York is removing the stigma of free lunch by making it available to all 1.1 million students.
Statistics show just how profound the inequalities in America’s education system have become.
Once again, the tech industry tried to get the president to change his mind. Once again, they failed. Plus a look at the week’s other tech news.
For this issue, the children who still face racism in American Education.
The new school year started for 1.1 million students at New York City public schools on Thursday. For many, that meant managing first-day jitters and meeting old, and new, friends.
The preschool assigned children the job of Class Sunshine, but I wanted my daughter to feel free to be Class Dark Cloud if she wanted.
A documentary captures the routines of an Irish boarding school and two of its cherished teachers.
Doing a disservice to the city’s most vulnerable students, Mayor Bill de Blasio is forcing principals to take the dregs of the system’s employees.
When the Trump Administration canceled the program allowing them to hold their jobs, immigrants with teaching licenses suddenly faced an uncertain future.
They were the first black boys to integrate the South’s elite prep schools. They drove themselves to excel in an unfamiliar environment. But at what cost?
Republican congressional leaders went into an Oval Office meeting on spending plans expecting a photo-op and walked away shellshocked.
The senator spent 16 years trying to pass immigration legislation in Congress. Could it finally pass under President Trump?
Should there be a law to protect “dreamers” and all children who are undocumented immigrants? If so, what protections would the law include, and why?
Is the shift from company loyalty to outsourcing employees contributing to rising inequality?
A place for teenagers to engage with the news. Tell us what got your attention and why.
The city becomes the largest district in the country to feed all children free of charge, ending stigma for those who can’t afford to pay.
How would you describe the lunches served in your school? Are they generally tasty? Healthy?
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Speaker Paul D. Ryan, after urging President Trump to keep DACA, said Wednesday that the president made “the right call” — and promised a legislative answer.
The schools that serve Orthodox students are accused of ignoring secular subjects. One graduate called them, ‘an educational catastrophe.’
By upending Obama’s executive order, Trump is likely to reopen fault lines in a beleaguered movement.
President Trump gave Congress six months to pass legislation protecting young, undocumented immigrants that lawmakers have not been able to pass for 16 years.
Ghada Tafesh left the Gaza Strip to get an education in the U.S. in 2012. She hasn’t been home since.
What one Alabama town’s attempt to secede from its school district tells us about the fragile progress of racial integration in America.
What do fashion models themselves say about the work they do?
Why do adults come running when a baby cries?
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Barron and Tiffany Trump have been afforded breathing room while starting school in the Washington area. Not all first children have had it so easy.
The administration has vowed to roll back some Obama-era moves, but the real action is happening at the local level.
Some numbers on the size and expense of the food program.
Free-market boosters, including Betsy DeVos, promised that a radical expansion of charter schools would fix the stark inequalities in the state’s education system. The results in the classrooms are far more complicated.
While covering Silicon Valley’s influence on schools, Natasha Singer, who comes from a long line of teachers, found that students had mixed feelings about classroom technology.
Discipline can be a lose-lose proposition. Here’s a different method.
As teachers launch personal brands and cast themselves as influencers, start-ups and tech giants alike are racing to cultivate them to spread their wares.
Rather than planning for economic changes we imagine, it is better to prepare for change itself with smarter social, educational and employment policies.
Jill Bloomberg, the principal of Park Slope Collegiate, had been an outspoken critic of racial segregation in city schools.
Resources from The New York Times for teaching and learning about one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history. We will continue to update this post.
Keeping a high school football team together is tough, between a Russian Orthodox sect leery of the outside world and the chores of life in an isolated village.
Here is a list of all the contests for teenagers we will be running on The Learning Network this school year.
As my son’s limitations became clearer, I found it harder every year to write a vision statement for his I.E.P. Then he showed us how.
Members of the Onondaga Nation wanted one of their own as principal. In a compromise, a Native American teacher will be groomed to possibly take over.
We should be making lesson plans, but we’re scared for the students who may not have shelter from Hurricane Harvey.
His family says a school in Park Slope was hostile to the boy, and that they were unfairly accused of abuse. The allegation was unfounded.
As families flee cities hit hard by the storm, the questions of where and when their children will return to school linger.
The broad use of the name and image of Canada’s first prime minister, John A. Macdonald, is being challenged because of his policies toward indigenous people.
Forty percent of all undergraduates go to community colleges, and many can’t afford to go full-time.
In a 10-year study in Maryland, students’ reports of being bullied decreased and more students reported feeling safe at school.
It doesn’t just impart information. It also expresses social cues.
Let’s reach beyond our Twitter feeds and show we care about words again.
As teachers and students across the United States return to school, the events in Charlottesville, Va., are making their way into lesson plans and class discussions.
Five Denver public school officials, including the cheerleading coach seen in the video that was made public, were put on leave by the superintendent.
The chief executive of an ad agency says leaders have to focus on making their teams better. Droga5 has done advertising work for The New York Times.
Schools in the city’s Renewal program received extra resources, but an analysis of their state test scores shows uneven results despite the big investment.