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Education

  1. the city politic
    Who Cares About Hasidic Children?Pandering politicians react with a shrug to a damning exposé of yeshivas that miseducate and abuse students.
  2. what is elon musk?
    SpaceXCadetsIf you want your child to become the next billionaire industrialist, Astra Nova might be a good place to start.
  3. schooled
    Revenge of the Pod ParentsA temporary solution to pandemic school closures finds new life as an ideological safe space.
  4. the city politic
    The Fight to Make Sure Yeshiva Schools Provide a Secular Education, TooThe state hasn’t been ensuring children at religious schools receive an adequate secular education. A new court order could change that.
  5. politics
    Democrats Learned the Wrong Lessons From Losing VirginiaThe more experts look at Glenn Youngkin’s win, the less it seems it was caused by suburban swing voters upset about schools.
  6. academic freedom
    Mississippi Educator Fired for Reading Kids a Silly BookAssistant principal Toby Price read I Need a New Butt to second-graders in Hinds County. Now he’s out of a job.
  7. education
    ‘I Don’t Feel Like This Is a Safe Choice Yet’Starting today, masks are optional in New York City public schools. While many are relieved, some parents and educators worry the move is premature.
  8. politics
    Household TyrantsThe Republican push for “parental rights” comes at the cost of children.
  9. education
    School DazeThe pandemic has burdened teachers like never before, and many don’t know how much longer they can take it.
  10. education
    Glenn Youngkin Won’t Stop Undermining Public SchoolsIt’s ludicrous to think that parents alone should control every school decision affecting their kids.
  11. education
    We’re Having the Wrong Conversation About SchoolCritics of teachers and their unions are repeating attacks from the early pandemic, and not paying attention to the real culprits of the crisis.
  12. omicron
    The City’s Teachers Confess They Want to Go RemoteBattered by Omicron, many feel hung out to dry by the city and even their own union.
  13. politics
    The Rights Blue States May Lose If the GOP Returns to PowerToday Republicans are all about states’ rights. If they win in 2024, they’ll likely embrace federal activism on everything from abortion to voting.
  14. pandemic
    Vaccinating Kids May Be the Biggest COVID Debate YetSchoolchildren are required to get a host of shots, but will they be for this virus? Experts say a mandate may be premature.
  15. education
    Is Education a Public Good or a Private Benefit?The goal of greater parental rights in public schools, which Glenn Youngkin campaigned on, can eventually undermine the very idea of public education.
  16. education
    Amherst College Cancels Legacy AdmissionsSorry, dads.
  17. education
    Will Ending Gifted and Talented Programs Help Desegregate Schools?Even parents and advocates of the programs acknowledge how much they have disadvantaged Black and brown students.
  18. pandemic
    De Blasio’s Vaxx Mandate Led to an Avalanche of Shots for TeachersThe order took effect Monday, suspending 5 percent of employees in the nation’s largest school district.
  19. pandemic
    ‘I Did Not Want My Children to Be Home Again’After more than a year of Zoom school, NYC kids returned to classrooms, much to the relief of parents and teachers.
  20. pandemic
    When School Is Back, But School Buses Aren’tA pandemic shortage of drivers forces parents to pick up the slack.
  21. education
    Free Lunch Doesn’t ‘Spoil’ SchoolchildrenA Wisconsin school board’s decision to ditch free meals for schoolkids exemplifies the “mean” in means-testing.
  22. higher education
    What’s a Master’s Degree Really Worth?The desperate economics behind the pursuit of an even higher education.
  23. education
    Richard Carranza’s Last Stand As NYC Schools ChancellorMayor de Blasio hired an “equity warrior.” How parental politics — and the pandemic — left him defeated.
  24. education
    Sorry, You Actually Haven’t Been Accepted to the University of KentuckyThe school mistakenly emailed 500,000 acceptance letters for a program that takes fewer than 50 students each year.
  25. the national interest
    Biden’s First Big Break With His Allies Is Over School ReopeningsThe president’s choice to prioritize the rapid return to in-person learning has surprised and dismayed his friends and his enemies alike.
  26. education
    New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza ResignsCarranza, who clashed with de Blasio on how to desegregate schools, will be succeeded by Meisha Porter, the first Black woman to run the system.
  27. pandemic
    Unions Aren’t the Obstacle to Reopening SchoolsTeachers can’t wish away the consequences of underfunding public education.
  28. education
    ‘I Want to Meet My Teacher’A war over reopening schools has upended the progressive politics of the New Jersey suburbs.
  29. education
    The Cost of Closing NYC’s Public SchoolsTalking through the effects of an irrational decision.
  30. covid-19
    NYC Public Schools Ordered to Close Tomorrow Due to VirusA sudden, crushing blow to the city during a new wave of the pandemic.
  31. new york city
    Councilmember: De Blasio’s School Reopening Was ‘Designed to Fail’It was obvious from the beginning there wouldn’t be enough teachers for students in classrooms, says a Democratic critic of the mayor.
  32. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Has No Idea What He’s Doing HereHe reportedly proposed “a contest” to come up with a plan to reopen schools. The chaos is so bad that one education union wants him stripped of power.
  33. politics
    Trump Announces a ‘National Commission to Support Patriotic Education’In announcing his intention for the authoritarian measure, Trump claimed that teaching “critical race theory” to students was “a form of child abuse.”
  34. education
    De Blasio Delays NYC School Opening — AgainNew York City’s indecisive mayor has left teachers and parents alike in the lurch.
  35. intelligencer chats
    Should New York City Really Be Reopening Its Schools?Considering the pros and cons of the city’s big September gamble.
  36. education
    Unfriendly Divisions: Union-Busting and Quakerism Collide at Brooklyn FriendsA liberal Quaker school says that having a union violates its beliefs. That’s news to parents and teachers.
  37. labor
    Bill de Blasio Is Picking a Fight He Might Not Be Able to WinThe mayor wants to reopen school buildings whether teachers like it or not.
  38. education
    The Major School Districts That Will Remain Online-Only This FallPublic schools in Chicago, L.A., and San Diego will not return to campus next semester, with COVID-19 still spreading in California and Illinois.
  39. labor
    Teachers Aren’t Sacrificial Lambs. No Essential Worker Is.Don’t blame school workers for trying to protect themselves from danger.
  40. education
    Parents Are Flocking to Virtual Charters and Homeschooling. That’s Bad News.Poorly regulated education alternatives could set kids back.
  41. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  42. education
    Did America Set Public Schools Up to Fail?States underfunded public schools for years. COVID-19 is about to make things worse.
  43. covid-19
    America’s Teachers Face an Impossible ChoiceTwo years ago, teachers walked out over pay and school funding. As the debate over reopening rages, some are preparing to walk out again.
  44. schools
    ‘I’m So Furious’: Obama Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Dismal COVID ResponseObama Education Secretary Arne Duncan on how America’s dysfunctional coronavirus policy has made reopening schools more difficult.
  45. education
    Trump Administration Cancels ICE Plan to Block International Student VisasThe rare reversal comes after Harvard and MIT sued ICE for requiring foreign students to leave the U.S. if they are taking online-only courses.
  46. intelligencer chats
    The Pandemic Is Putting Parents in an Impossible SituationA conversation about New York City’s haphazard school-reopening plan.
  47. coronavirus
    Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen in August and Offer Full-Time InstructionSchools will still be allowed to offer online learning, but in-person classes must be available for all who want it.
  48. george floyd
    Protests Are Galvanizing Demands to Take Cops Out of SchoolsSome teachers unions have demanded police-free schools for years, but they face major obstacles.
  49. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  50. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
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