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New York’s Elite Girls’ Schools Are Starting to Admit Transgender Students

19 hours 4 min ago
The Brearley School in Manhattan announced that all applicants who consider themselves female were welcome to apply, following a similar decision by the Spence School.
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Clarinetist’s Girlfriend Faked Rejection From Prestigious Music School That Gave Him Scholarship

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 23:17
He wanted to study with Yehuda Gilad, whose students fill many U.S. orchestra positions. He won large damages from his (now ex-) girlfriend.
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Harvard Rated Asian-American Applicants Lower on Personality Traits, Lawsuit Says

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 19:30
Personal ratings brought down Asian-American applicants’ chances of being admitted, according to an analysis filed by a group suing the school for bias.
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Wealth Matters: A Guiding Hand From College to (a Desired) Career

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 17:14
New businesses are cropping up to help college graduates find a meaningful job, but the services don’t come cheap.
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Douglas Bennet, Who Led NPR and Wesleyan, Dies at 79

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 02:53
In his 10 years at National Public Radio, Mr. Bennet brought financial stability to the organization, which had been on shaky fiscal ground.
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Cynthia Nixon’s Education Plan: Ambitious, Progressive, Expensive

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 13:00
The candidate for governor of New York called for a big increase in school funding and for free tuition for 170,000 at public colleges.
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For Survivors of a 9-Hour Chinese Exam, a Door Opens to America

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 12:10
The University of New Hampshire will be the first flagship state school to accept scores from the Chinese university entrance exam as a basis for admission.
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How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says

Τρίτη, 12/06/2018 - 18:30
Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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Drew Gilpin Faust Wins $1 Million Kluge Prize

Τρίτη, 12/06/2018 - 13:00
Dr. Faust, a historian and the outgoing president of Harvard, was cited for work exploring “themes of deep relevance to our national conversation on race and gender.”
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15 Syracuse Students Suspended Over Fraternity Videos That Ignited Campus Protests

Τρίτη, 12/06/2018 - 00:20
Members of an engineering fraternity seen on video uttering racial slurs and miming sexual assault were punished unfairly, their defenders say.
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15 Syracuse Students Suspended Over Fraternity Videos That Ignited Campus Protests

Τρίτη, 12/06/2018 - 00:00
Members of an engineering fraternity seen on video uttering racial slurs and miming sexual assault were punished unfairly, their defenders say.
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Parkland Students Give Surprise Tonys Performance After Teacher Gets Award

Δευτέρα, 11/06/2018 - 04:58
At Radio City Music Hall, Melody Herzfeld said that receiving the excellence in theater education prize was a “defining moment” in her life.
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Ira Berlin Is Dead at 77; Groundbreaking Historian of Slavery

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 20:18
Dr. Berlin’s deeply researched books showed that slavery and its aftermath were far more complex than most people realized.
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Surfacing: ‘It Felt Like I Was Wrapped in One Big Hug’: Inside the Chicago Gay and Straight Alliance Prom

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 19:36
The dress code is decidedly anti-dress code, students qualified for prom king and queen based on which category they chose, and more than one student sported a “pan flag.”
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Are You an L.G.B.T. Teen Who Attended Prom This Year? We Want to Hear From You

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 22:19
We’d love to see a photograph from your night and hear what you loved, and didn’t love, about it.
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Paul D. Boyer, 99, Dies; Nobel Winner Studied What Makes the Body Go

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 20:35
He shared the 1997 prize in chemistry for his work on understanding how organisms get energy from their environments and process it to stay alive.
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Gordon M. Ambach, New York Education Chief in ’80s, Dies at 83

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 02:24
He persuaded the New York State Regents to pass more rigorous academic standards for high school graduation.
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Your Graduation Speeches in 50 Words

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:45
Readers shared pearls of wisdom they wish they had heard as a 20-something.
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Colleges Grapple With Where — or Whether — to Draw the Line on Free Speech

Τρίτη, 05/06/2018 - 23:57
Higher education is struggling to balance the demand by some students to be protected from offensive speech while guaranteeing freedom of speech to others.
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In the Age of Trump, Civics Courses Make a Comeback

Τρίτη, 05/06/2018 - 23:35
Schools that traded history and government for more science and technology are rethinking the calculation, hoping to create a new generation of activists.
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