La vuelta a las aulas este ciclo enfrenta condiciones distintas debido a la vacunación y a la variante. Los expertos ofrecen consejos para evaluar el riesgo.
Three new books delve into the choices faced by modern families.
Classrooms are opening their doors to a different pandemic. Here is how to think about risk.
Billions each year would be allocated to grants to remove lead-contaminated pipes in the nation’s schools.
Tokyo and Washington confound expectations.
Loneliness among students has soared worldwide. It doesn't have to be like that.
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order “protecting the rights of parents,” taking a strong position on masks in schools as cases surge there ahead of reopening.
Many families and experts say Beijing’s education overhaul will help the rich and make the system even more competitive for those who can barely afford it.
The award-winning writers discuss the 1619 Project, American democracy and Donald Trump.
In response to a lawsuit, a judge says an environmental review must take place before any action is taken to remove or hide the Depression-era murals that some consider offensive.
As the Delta variant rages, parents remain confused about how their children can safely return to classrooms in the midst of a pandemic. Here are answers to common questions.
A school year’s worth of short, accessible image-driven posts that invite a variety of kinds of writing.
So far, there have been very few cases in New York City’s summer school session, but some parents want a remote option for the fall.
Some parents feel awkward and reluctant to discuss bodies, consent and sexuality; their kids pay the price.
New research shows that all groups are behind in math and reading after disruptions during the pandemic. But it’s the most vulnerable students who experienced the steepest setbacks.
In communities with growing caseloads, vaccinated and unvaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in public areas, health officials said.
Municipal union leaders bristled at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement that workers must get vaccinated or tested weekly, while city workers had mixed reactions.
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black people, coupled with racial trauma from last summer, will make it harder for Black students to return to classrooms, Teachers College research showed.
How a complicated and expansive academic theory developed during the 1980s has become a hot-button political issue 40 years later.
“The pandemic hit everyone, but it hit kids who were already vulnerable hardest,” said the lead author of the report prepared by McKinsey & Co., a consulting firm, using assessment data.
Beijing’s latest regulatory move in the tech sector requires online tutoring firms to become nonprofit institutions.
Many students who could qualify for help, who are disproportionately Black and Hispanic, seem to be responding to the economic uncertainties by taking newly abundant jobs.
After months of remote learning, Zion Graham is in summer school. But can a six-week program make up for his lost year?
The beloved children’s author and illustrator died in May. But his irrepressible spirit lives on in his books.
Dans un pays qui a longtemps cherché à forger une république laïque et sans distinction de couleurs, un accrochage entre une secrétaire d’Etat et des jeunes révèle que ces valeurs peuvent être remises en question.
France has long sought to create a secular, colorblind republic. But a clash between a government minister and a youth conference shows how those values are being questioned by a new generation.
Hundreds of thousands of highly capable people are being dropped by the wayside.
The guidance is a split from the C.D.C., which has recommended masks only for the unvaccinated.
Thousands of Native American children attended U.S. boarding schools designed to “civilize the savage.” Many died. Many who lived are reclaiming their identity.
Readers react to a column by Ross Douthat about the value of a "patriotic education." Also: The aftermath of cancer; social media and prejudice.
A comedy web series hosted by a historical satirist explores overlooked ideas, people and events that continue to shape the United States.
The right needs to create institutions, not just restrict what the ones we have can teach.
Authorities began confiscating a social studies textbook featuring a photo of Ms. Yousafzai, the education activist, after she questioned marriage norms.
Recently, the nation has had to confront one of its darkest chapters. We speak to a survivor of the state-sponsored maltreatment of Indigenous children.
A new policy will increase representation of Black and Latino students in the prestigious public schools, which serve as a gateway to elite colleges.
The ban sought to stop a school in Massachusetts from using shock therapy to prevent harmful behaviors in students with disabilities.
The natural optimism of some of my fellow Texans has fallen to deep cynicism.
There’s money for summer schools, tutors and field trips, but other urgent needs will not be addressed.
The decisions come after the Centers for Disease Control relaxed guidelines, urging schools to fully reopen in the fall and to use local health data to determine measures like face coverings.
A high school football player in Texas became infamous when he did the unthinkable, leveling a referee. With grace from the ref, the player is seeking a new start.
Americans should learn the whole truth about our history. But it still makes sense to start with heroism and inspiration.
Ramadi was the site of some of the fiercest fighting against U.S. troops during the Iraq war, then came a devastating fight with ISIS. Now, it’s emerging as one of Iraq’s most stable cities.
Mr. Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, has stances on policing, transportation and education that suggest a shift from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The guidance acknowledges that many students have suffered from months of virtual learning.
The agency’s advice on distancing, masks and vaccination brings the coming school year a bit more into focus.
We want to know how teachers are trying to move on from one of the most challenging academic years ever.
The unions also acknowledged that challenges lay ahead, especially given that vaccines have not been authorized for students under 12.
Overscheduling them with extracurriculars or putting them in front of screens aren’t the only choices.
A little professional advice goes a long way, making it a worthy investment for a new graduate entering the working world.
The department approved 1,800 claims from students who attended Westwood College, Marinello Schools of Beauty and the Court Reporting Institute.
The recommendations are a departure from the C.D.C.’s past guidelines for schools and arrive less than a month before the first day of school for some districts.
Bill de Blasio unveiled a $635 million plan to restore the system post-lockdown and give students extra academic and mental health support.
The sociologist, poet and Marvel Comics writer Eve Ewing helps us envision a better world.
The oft-maligned loan servicer’s decision will increase pressure to extend the pause on student loan payments, perhaps into next year.
With low virus rates easing safety concerns, more than 200,000 children have been enrolled in the city’s summer learning program.
In some parts of the country, the first day of school is six or seven weeks away. It takes at least five weeks to get both doses of the Pfizer vaccine and have them be fully effective.
After nine years at Dalton, why was Justine Ang Fonte suddenly being pilloried by parents?
We differ in our views on critical race theory. But we agree that the current attempts to ban it from K-12 education are misguided and dangerous.
With the discovery of human remains on the grounds of residential schools, this history is now dominating the conversation in the country.
St. Theresa School argued in a court document that it was the school’s First Amendment right to fire the pregnant teacher.
America’s greatest city is beating the pandemic. Can it also recover from decades of division and neglect?
Here are the mayoral candidates in their own words, so voters can make up their own minds.
Moms spend a lot of time cataloging their failures. This Mother’s Day, revel in your talents.
Working on the audio documentary “Odessa” gave one producer a painful look at the post-lockdown emotional struggles of teenagers.
Une simulation des flux d’air dans une vraie salle de classe à New York montre que des mesures simples de ventilation peuvent réduire le risque d’exposition au coronavirus.
Few counties in the United States meet the C.D.C.’s guidelines to avoid major restrictions on reopening schools, according to a New York Times analysis.
Una simulación del flujo de aire en un aula real de la ciudad de Nueva York muestra que la simple ventilación y la filtración pueden reducir la probabilidad de exposición al coronavirus.
A simulation of airflow in a real New York City classroom shows how simple ventilation and filtration can reduce the probability of coronavirus exposure.
A deal between the city and its teachers' union cleared the way for prekindergarten and special needs students. More will follow.
A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.
Even in states where teachers are allowed to get shots, a sudden expansion of vaccine eligibility, combined with a limited supply of doses, has made it difficult for some to make appointments.
There are 13,000 school districts in the U.S. Here is how some are faring.
To keep your little ones occupied, look no further than the world of podcasts. Here are a few ideas for kids ages 2 to 6.
From the basement apartment she shares with her mom, Taniya Ria is one of tens of thousands of students who spent time trying to navigate remote learning on a phone.
Bianca Barragán is counting on her children’s bilingual education program to teach them English. From afar, that’s a challenge.
Remote learning is extra hard for millions of students who lack reliable internet at home. Wi-Fi buses are the solution in this Michigan community.
The U.S. military’s past battles with Infectious disease have helped it fight off coronavirus.
Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled the start of in-person classes for the country’s largest school system just three days before they were set to begin, sowing even more confusing among parents and educators.
Racism is at the heart of our nation’s inequality.
You want to read more but are having a hard time staying focused? This list will help keep you on track.
Our cities’ teachers on how children’s neighborhoods at birth shape their lives.
A city poised on the edge of Europe and the rest of the world became the incubator for talents like Dries Van Noten, Luc Tuymans and Ann Demeulemeester.
Facing the threat of the coronavirus, schools around the country are trying a new experiment in distance learning on a mass scale. We followed one family through the experience.
Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.