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Education

  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Teacher Planners, According to TeachersPlan ahead (and don’t forget about those after-school appointments).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. pandemic
    Unions Aren’t the Obstacle to Reopening SchoolsTeachers can’t wish away the consequences of underfunding public education.
  7. education
    ‘I Want to Meet My Teacher’A war over reopening schools has upended the progressive politics of the New Jersey suburbs.
  8. education
    The Cost of Closing NYC’s Public SchoolsTalking through the effects of an irrational decision.
  9. 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.
  10. power
    Locked Out of Remote SchoolIn shelters without Wi-Fi, homeless kids can’t even get online for class.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.”
  14. power
    Trump Says Teaching Kids About System Racism Is ‘Child Abuse’The president’s new 1776 Commission will purportedly promote “patriotic education.”
  15. education
    De Blasio Delays NYC School Opening — AgainNew York City’s indecisive mayor has left teachers and parents alike in the lurch.
  16. back to school
    You Could Get Us All Sent HomeCollege students have been left to police each other for COVID infractions, fostering a climate of paranoia, finger-pointing, and mistrust.
  17. education
    Former Students Talk About Their Fake Black Professor“Now I’m just like … what else was a lie?”
  18. intelligencer chats
    Should New York City Really Be Reopening Its Schools?Considering the pros and cons of the city’s big September gamble.
  19. 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.
  20. coronavirus
    Colleges Are Suspending Students for PartyingAs universities resume in-person classes, you have to wonder: What did they expect?
  21. education
    Colleges Are Already Seeing Huge COVID OutbreaksThree schools have switched from in-person classes to remote learning, just days into the fall semester.
  22. 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.
  23. politics
    What Are Kamala Harris’s Policies?Where she stands on health care, racial justice, policing, and more.
  24. overloaded
    The True Cost of Being a Black TeacherEven at a school that yearns for racial equity, I constantly feel like this profession is a path to nowhere.
  25. back to school
    ‘I Don’t Want to Make My Mom Sick’Kids talk about their fears and hopes for returning to school.
  26. back to school
    No One Knows What to Do About SchoolParents discuss virtual learning, face shields, and the challenges of a new semester.
  27. back to school
    ‘I Think of Little Fingers Wiping Snot on My Shirt’Teachers discuss their back-to-school anxieties.
  28. 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.
  29. labor
    Teachers Aren’t Sacrificial Lambs. No Essential Worker Is.Don’t blame school workers for trying to protect themselves from danger.
  30. first person
    How the Hell Are Working Parents ‘Doing This’?I ask myself every day.
  31. education
    Parents Are Flocking to Virtual Charters and Homeschooling. That’s Bad News.Poorly regulated education alternatives could set kids back.
  32. education
    Why Are Parents So Bad At Teaching Their Own Kids?The intimate relationship between parent and child can make remote learning uniquely stressful.
  33. 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.
  34. education
    Did America Set Public Schools Up to Fail?States underfunded public schools for years. COVID-19 is about to make things worse.
  35. education
    Teachers Are Writing Their WillsFaced with the prospect of their schools reopening amid a pandemic, some educators are preparing for the worst.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. intelligencer chats
    The Pandemic Is Putting Parents in an Impossible SituationA conversation about New York City’s haphazard school-reopening plan.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  46. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC Guidelines for Reopening SchoolsTheir recommendations include spacing desks six feet apart and closing communal spaces like cafeterias and playgrounds.
  47. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  48. 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.
  49. hippocrates don’t lie
    Shakira Studies Philosophy in Quarantine As You Feebly Feed Sourdough StarterThat’s one “hobby.”
  50. 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.
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