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Education

  1. back to school
    ‘I Don’t Want to Make My Mom Sick’Kids talk about their fears and hopes for returning to school.
  2. back to school
    No One Knows What to Do About SchoolParents discuss virtual learning, face shields, and the challenges of a new semester.
  3. back to school
    ‘I Think of Little Fingers Wiping Snot on My Shirt’Teachers discuss their back-to-school anxieties.
  4. 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.
  5. labor
    Teachers Aren’t Sacrificial Lambs. No Essential Worker Is.Don’t blame school workers for trying to protect themselves from danger.
  6. first person
    How the Hell Are Working Parents ‘Doing This’?I ask myself every day.
  7. education
    Parents Are Flocking to Virtual Charters and Homeschooling. That’s Bad News.Poorly regulated education alternatives could set kids back.
  8. education
    Why Are Parents So Bad At Teaching Their Own Kids?The intimate relationship between parent and child can make remote learning uniquely stressful.
  9. 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.
  10. education
    Did America Set Public Schools Up to Fail?States underfunded public schools for years. COVID-19 is about to make things worse.
  11. education
    Teachers Are Writing Their WillsFaced with the prospect of their schools reopening amid a pandemic, some educators are preparing for the worst.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. immigration
    Trump’s Cruel Attack on International StudentsThe Trump administration said it was rescinding its order prohibiting international students from staying in the U.S. while taking classes online.
  16. intelligencer chats
    The Pandemic Is Putting Parents in an Impossible SituationA conversation about New York City’s haphazard school-reopening plan.
  17. 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.
  18. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  19. 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.
  20. reading lists
    7 Anti-Racist Books Recommended by Educators and ActivistsBecoming anti-racist is a lifelong commitment, these books are a good place to start.
  21. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  22. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC Guidelines for Reopening SchoolsTheir recommendations include spacing desks six feet apart and closing communal spaces like cafeterias and playgrounds.
  23. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  24. higher education
    The Coming Disruption to CollegeNYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway predicts a handful of elite cyborg universities will soon monopolize higher education.
  25. hippocrates don't lie
    Shakira Studies Philosophy in Quarantine As You Feebly Feed Sourdough StarterThat’s one “hobby.”
  26. education
    She Just Wants Her Students To Keep TalkingSamantha Elkaim knows she can’t replicate her classroom, but maybe she can still reach the kids.
  27. coronavirus
    New York City Public Schools Will Not Reopen This School YearMayor de Blasio announced Saturday that the city’s 1.1 million public-school students would not be able to return to their classrooms until September.
  28. privacy
    Schools Might Start to Ban Zoom Over Privacy ConcernsAmid reports of virtual classrooms getting hijacked by racist trolls, schools in New York may look to host online lessons elsewhere.
  29. covid diary
    How Do You Get Laptops to 1.1 Million Public-School Students?An East Village principal, sick at home, tries to take his school remote.
  30. covid-19
    Will New York City Schools Close Over the Coronavirus?As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York ramped up to 44 on Friday, parents and students faced the possibility of school closures.
  31. education
    6-Year-Old Girl Committed for Two Days for Throwing TantrumThe Florida student was removed from school and placed in a mental health facility without her mother’s consent.
  32. power
    How Many Students Have Been Traumatized by Active-Shooter Drills?In a new report, two major teachers unions have called for schools to end or revise the drills, saying they’re harmful to children.
  33. the national interest
    Trump and DeVos Propose to Eliminate Federal Charter School FundsAlong with an 8 percent cut to the entire federal Education budget.
  34. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Worried That Free Public College Would Benefit BillionairesTuition-free college won’t attract the children of billionaires to America’s public universities. But it would be an even better program if it did.
  35. the national interest
    Kamala Harris Admits Evil Neoliberal Scheme to Educate Low-Income KidsWhy would Harris try to give low-income students a better education when she could simply reshape society?
  36. elections of 2019
    Beshear Beats Trump-Loving Bevin in KentuckyPartisanship couldn’t pull an unpopular incumbent across the line in the governor’s race.
  37. technology
    A Cynic’s Guide to Killing It at StanfordMany of the 1,700 freshmen arriving in Palo Alto this September didn’t come for the Romantic poetry but to network, raise capital, and drop out.
  38. segregation
    Should NYC Ax Gifted Programs to Integrate Its Schools?The plan from de Blasio’s advisers is good policy, but dicey politics because socioeconomic segregation is quite popular with affluent voters.
  39. donations
    Lady Gaga to Fund Classrooms in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy in Wake of Shootings“In this moment, I want to channel my confusion, frustration, and fury into hope.”
  40. parenting
    A Class Riot Among the One Percent at Brooklyn’s Oldest Nursery SchoolWhat happened when Grace Church School decided to become a little less old-fashioned? Lots of parent-teacher drama.
  41. education
    West Virginia Republicans Are Still Trying to Punish Striking TeachersWest Virginia teachers demonstrated again on Monday as GOP lawmakers pushed school choice and penalties for striking teachers after recent walkouts.
  42. so you want to be president
    Somebody Please Stop This ManBiden told a 10-year-old girl at a town hall, “I’ll bet you’re as bright as you are good-looking.”
  43. education
    Robert Smith’s Morehouse Gift Is More Generous Than His VisionThe billionaire’s donation of $40 million to pay off the debt of Morehouse grads was a noble act of charity. But charity is not justice.
  44. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public-School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public-school teacher to be Education secretary.
  45. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Put a Former Public School Teacher in Her CabinetThe candidate has pledged to nominate a former public school teacher to be Education secretary.
  46. california
    Teacher Battling Breast Cancer Forced to Pay For Her SubstituteUnder California law, teachers have to pay for their own replacements while on extended sick leave.
  47. education
    Years of Low Pay Helped Spark the Teacher Strike WaveA new report affirms protesting teachers’ complaints, noting their wages have long been declining and they’re paid less than comparable professionals.
  48. beyonce
    Beyoncé Didn’t Go to College, But Homecoming Is Her GraduationThe Netflix documentary is an epic celebration of black education and HBCUs.
  49. education
    Michigan Conservatives Don’t Want to Teach Kids America Is a DemocracyConservative advocates in Michigan want to remove “democracy” from curriculums, arguing that the term isn’t “politically neutral.”
  50. vision 2020
    Does Kamala Harris Really Know What Teachers Want?Her call to raise teachers’ salaries shows she wants to distinguish herself as the education candidate, but she’s still haunted by her truancy policy.
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