The End of College as We Knew ...

Jun 5, 2020 by

Restaurants get eulogies. Airlines get bailouts. Shakespeare gets kicked when he’s down. We need doctors right now. My God, we need...

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Why I’m Learning More With Dis...

May 8, 2020 by

I’m 13 years old. I don’t miss the other kids who talk out of turn, disrespect teachers and hit one another. By Veronique Mintz Ms....

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‘It was just too much’: How re...

Apr 28, 2020 by

Daniel Levin’s son, Linus, 7, was supposed to be doing math. Instead, he pretended to take a shower in the living room, rubbing a dry...

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Coronavirus Strands China’s St...

Apr 8, 2020 by

The government fears returnees who have been studying abroad could worsen the outbreak. But leaving them hanging risks making the...

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Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a S...

Mar 30, 2020 by

How the ruling Communist Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its...

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The Land Where the Internet En...

Mar 27, 2020 by

The National Radio Quiet Zone comprises 13,000 square miles of mountainous terrain with few cell towers or other transmitters. To...

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An Old and Contested Solution ...

Feb 16, 2020 by

2.15.20 – New York Times   “An Old and Contested Solution To Boost Reading Scores: Phonics   By Dana Goldstein         Excerpts from...

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Blue States Are Burying Damnin...

Jan 30, 2020 by

You’ve heard about the funding disparities between school districts. The more hidden disparities within school districts are just as...

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Twelve million phones, tracked

Dec 20, 2019 by

The Times recently obtained a data file that contained 50 billion pings from more than 12 million smartphones, revealing the exact...

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‘It Just Isn’t Working’: PISA ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to...

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How to Bullyproof Your Child

May 29, 2019 by

Teaching children how to take the air out of the teasing. When my 10-year-old daughter was shunned by her friends a few years ago, we...

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AT LAST THE TRUTH FROM THE NEW...

Apr 20, 2019 by

4.19.19 – New York Times  “Mueller Report Likely to Renew Scrutiny of Steele Dossier” By Scott Shane, Adam Goldman and Matthew...

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How Liberty University Built a...

Feb 25, 2019 by

With a hard sell to prospective students and huge amounts in taxpayer funding, Jerry Falwell Jr. transformed the evangelical...

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The Misguided Priorities of Ou...

Dec 11, 2018 by

We spend too much money on college students and not enough on everyone else. Consider two high school seniors — one who exhibits...

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WHY ARE WE STILL TEACHING READ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

10.26.18 – New York Times “Why Are We Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way?” Teacher preparation programs continue to ignore the...

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A DARK CONSENSUS ABOUT SCREENS...

Oct 30, 2018 by

10.26.18 – New York Times “A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley” By Nellie Bowles Excerpts...

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Why New York Isn’t Celebrating...

Oct 9, 2018 by

In nearly every district, students did better on the annual math and reading exams. But comparing the results with previous years’ is...

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma, China’s Ric...

Sep 8, 2018 by

HONG KONG — Alibaba’s co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, said he planned to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant on...

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What Role Do Teachers Play in ...

Aug 27, 2018 by

AFTER THE EDUCATION WARS How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform By Andrea Gabor 373 pp. The New Press. $27.99. In 2009, Time...

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You Tube Scam Views

Aug 11, 2018 by

Martin Vassilev makes a good living selling fake views on YouTube videos. Working from home in Ottawa, he has sold about 15 million...

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