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Universities reaffirm support for undocumented students. Universities reaffirm support for undocumented students.
Numerous universities are issuing new statements in support of undocumented students in the wake of the Trump administration announcing that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, created five years ago by President Obama, would end in six months unless Congress takes action. Many higher ed institutions had previously made moves to support undocumented students and the DACA program...
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A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry. A New Kind of Classroom: No Grades, No Failing, No Hurry.
Few middle schoolers are as clued in to their mathematical strengths and weakness as Moheeb Kaied. Now a seventh grader at Brooklyn’s Middle School 442, he can easily rattle off his computational profile. “Let’s see,” he said one morning this spring. “I can find the area and perimeter of a polygon. I can solve mathematical and real-world problems using a coordinate plane. I still need to get be...
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Campus Political Fights Come Home for the Summer. Campus Political Fights Come Home for the Summer.
College in the summer: Dorms and quads are quiet, and it seems that the whole community is catching its breath. No marches, sit-ins, shout-downs, protesters giving professors whiplash. No arguments over free speech, Black Lives Matter, Israeli boycotts, abortion, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, President Trump. But the fighting hasn’t stopped. It has just come home for the summer. College s...
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Columbia Settles With Student Cast as a Rapist in Mattress Art Project. Columbia Settles With Student Cast as a Rapist in Mattress Art Project.
It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus. The woman, Emma Sulkowicz, won national acclaim and was largely embraced by her fellow...
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One Brooklyn school wants to change how kids - and teachers - are taught One Brooklyn school wants to change how kids - and teachers - are taught
At Brooklyn Lab High School, getting kids into college will just be the beginning. The real goal for each and every student is graduating from college, or perhaps even enrolling in graduate school -- and then thriving in their future careers. “In high school, we should be practicing the things that matter most for adult life and for future success,” said Eric Tucker, one of the school’s foun...
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Education Chief Wants More Well-Rounded Learning Education Chief Wants More Well-Rounded Learning
Education Secretary John B. King Jr. wants to see a return to a more well-rounded education for schoolchildren, one that spotlights the importance of science, social studies, world languages and the arts. In a speech Thursday in Las Vegas, King said some schools have focused too intensely on reading and math and testing in those subjects under the 2002 No Child Left Behind law. It was a complai...
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Graduation Speeches a Window Into Political Climate Graduation Speeches a Window Into Political Climate
President Donald Trump gave his first commencement speech as president at Liberty University, the world’s largest Christian school, doing little to curb a recent trend toward politicization in graduation day remarks. “I accepted this invitation a long time ago,” Trump on Saturday told graduates at the school whose president, Jerry Falwell Jr., was among the first leaders in the white evangelica...
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Family by Family, How School Segregation Still Happens Family by Family, How School Segregation Still Happens
Elana Shneyer and Adam Kaufman live a few hundred feet from Public School 165, the Robert E. Simon School, on West 109th Street, at the edge of Morningside Heights in Manhattan. When they started looking for a kindergarten for their son, who will start in the fall, the school was an early stop. That made them unusual. Although their neighborhood is diverse, the children who go to P.S. 165, i...
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Trump Signs Executive Order Reviewing Federal Role in Education Trump Signs Executive Order Reviewing Federal Role in Education
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday aimed at decreasing the role of the federal government in education while giving states and local school districts more power over decision-making. Trump called the called order, which directs Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study federal overreach in education, "another critical step to restoring local control, which is so import...
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Students Build Hovercrafts to Experience STEM Students Build Hovercrafts to Experience STEM
Some educators say children learn better by doing. That is exactly what inspired a former science and math elementary school teacher, Matthew Chase, to develop "The Hovercraft Project." He was standing in front of his fifth-grade classroom in Illinois when he flipped to page 127 of a science textbook and thought, "Man, this is so boring!" says Chase, now executive director at Chase Educational Con...
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