News from Education

Student Dies After Possible Hazing Episode at SUNY Buffalo

5 days ago

The school suspended fraternity and sorority activities after Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, 18, went into...

student | buffalo | hazing | dies | episode |

Can a Playroom Makeover Make My Kids Over?

1 week ago

Simone Davies, a teacher and author, helped make over my kids’ playroom using Montessori educational...

makeover | kids |

TImes Insider: A Reporter Walks Into a Bar … and Meets a Jazz Musician Who Can Riff on Affirmative A...

2 weeks ago

While researching a project on college admissions during the early years of affirmative action, I vi...

reporter | | jazz | musician | Bar | walks | action | insider | Times | Riff |

The Ethicist: Should My Daughter Speak Up About a Classmate’s Plagiarized Poem?

3 weeks ago

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to handle a cheating peer and whether to alert officials th...

poem | daughter | Speak | classmate |

Med Students Get an Extra Match on ‘Match Day’

3 weeks ago

Across the country, couples are escalating the day they learn where they’ll will go for their reside...

Med | students | Extra |

Paper chase: Oops! Famously Scathing Reviews of Classic Books From The Times’s Archive

1 month ago

We called “Sister Carrie” a book “one can get along very well without reading,” dismissed “Lolita” a...

Times | chase | classic | paper | Scathing | Reviews | Archive | books | Oops |

in her words: Let’s Stop Ignoring the Truths of Puberty. We’re Making It Even More Awkward.

1 month ago

Sex education in U.S. schools is lacking, but new efforts to broaden its scope are bubbling up.

Puberty | making | Awkward | Ignoring | truths |

Harvard Law School’s Class of 1979: The ‘Love Section’

1 month ago

Six couples from one section in the 1979 Harvard Law class married, and they remain married today. T...

school | law | Harvard | Class | love |

10 Students Who Beat the Odds to Win a New York Times Scholarship

1 month ago

The annual scholarship rewards high school students who have persevered through hardship to achieve...

York | Times | Odds | scholarship | students |

in her words: This Is What a Feminist Country Looks Like

1 month ago

Sweden has prioritized gender and women’s issues for years. Even its foreign policy is feminist.

country | feminist |

Exhibition Review: T. Rex Like You Haven’t Seen Him: With Feathers

1 month ago

Make way for Tyrannosaurus rex, everyone’s favorite killer. A new show at the American Museum of Nat...

Feathers | Haven | exhibition |

David Rogers, 88, Took on New York’s School Board

1 month ago

His condemnation of the educational bureaucracy, in a book published during a dispute over decentral...

David | Rogers | York | school |

Only 7 Black Students Got Into Stuyvesant, N.Y.’s Most Selective High School, Out of 895 Spots

1 month ago

The tiny number of black students offered admission to New York City’s elite public high schools add...

school | spots | students | Stuyvesant | selective |

High Schools Get Creative to Encourage Students to Attend

1 month ago

Over-the-top welcomes are nice, but the follow up to these events really matters, one expert says.

students | schools | creative | attend |

3 Tips for High School Teachers to Use Social Media Responsibly In Class

1 month ago

Most teachers have not integrated social media into classroom learning, according to a new survey.

school | Responsibly | tips | Media | social | teachers | Class |

Bicycle Technology Programs Gain Speed in High Schools

1 month ago

Students learn about bike maintenance and repair, careers, science and more in these programs. 

Technology | gain | bicycle | programs | schools |

How Teachers, Parents Can Help Sleepy Teens Stay Awake at School

1 month ago

When a later school start time isn't an option, parents and teachers can help teens develop healthy...

awake | Sleepy | school | stay | teens | Parents | teachers |

How to Teach Teens About Cybersecurity

1 month ago

Teachers and parents can help high school students learn about the growing field of cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity | teens | Teach |

High School Educators Share Advice on Preventing Bullying in Class

1 month ago

Addressing harmful behavior immediately and discussing the power of words with students can help, ed...

advice | Bullying | Educators | preventing | Class | school | Share |

High School Cemetery Field Trips Bring History to Life for Teens

1 month ago

Students can learn about history, culture and architecture on these trips, one educator says.

teens | school | bring | history | trips | Cemetery |