Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope Mar 11th

Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope – nytimes.com/ Inviting low-income high-schoolers into advanced-level courses can get them past fears that they’re not college material.   Continue Reading Fixes: A School Where Raising the Bar Lifts Hope – nytimes.com/
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Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus Mar 1st

Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus – nytimes.com/ In a bite-size coup that could spread to other cities, a California upstart has replaced Kellogg products in the city’s free-breakfast program.   Continue Reading Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus – nytimes.com/
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Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Will Lose the Fight Over Bathrooms for Transgender Students Feb 23rd

Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Will Lose the Fight Over Bathrooms for Transgender Students – nytimes.com/ Fortunately, the president can’t change what Title IX says and means. Those jobs still belong to Congress and the federal courts.   Continue Reading Op-Ed Contributor: Trump Will Lose the Fight Over Bathrooms for Transgender Students – nytimes.com/
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Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required Jan 30th

Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required – nytimes.com/ A high school diploma is no longer enough for today’s manufacturing jobs. Enter the employer. Apprenticeships are making a comeback, complete with college.   Continue Reading Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required – nytimes.com/
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Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case Jan 14th

Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case – nytimes.com/ The Supreme Court was asked to decide whether public schools should do more under a federal law to provide a free education for children with disabilities.   Continue Reading Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case – nytimes.com/
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A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Stanford Football Player. That Wasn’t Enough. Dec 29th

A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Stanford Football Player. That Wasn’t Enough. – nytimes.com/ Stanford has an uncommonly high bar for sexual assault cases, so the player was never punished despite two panels ruling in favor of the accuser.   Continue Reading A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Stanford Football Player. […]
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Success Academy May Have Overcharged City for Special Education Services, Audit Says Dec 24th

Success Academy May Have Overcharged City for Special Education Services, Audit Says – nytimes.com/ The comptroller’s office accused the city’s largest charter school network of billing for special education services that Success Academy may not have provided. The network denied the audit’s findings.   Continue Reading Success Academy May Have Overcharged City for Special Education […]
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New York Education Department Drops Plan to Merge 2 Harlem Schools Dec 13th

New York Education Department Drops Plan to Merge 2 Harlem Schools – nytimes.com/ The plan to merge Public School 241, which has had its enrollment decline, with P.S. 76 angered parents, who said they had not had enough time to respond.   Continue Reading New York Education Department Drops Plan to Merge 2 Harlem Schools […]
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About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words Sep 23rd

About New York: A New York School Where Students Learn to Read by Sculpting Words – nytimes.com/ At the Windward School in Manhattan, children with learning disabilities learn to connect words to their meanings through multiple senses, including shaping letters out of clay.   Continue Reading About New York: A New York School Where Students […]
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On Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech, Too Sep 11th

On Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech, Too – nytimes.com/ A little-heads up about uncomfortable and complex topics isn’t coddling. It helps students engage with one another.   Continue Reading On Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech, Too – nytimes.com/
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