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A strong essay might mean the difference between getting accepted — or rejected — by the school of your choice.
The newest students are transforming the way schools serve and educate them, including sending presidents and deans to Instagram and Twitter.
Transfer students offer racial and ethnic diversity that higher education is seeking and help make up for the decline in high school graduates who might apply.
Parents of first-year college students in China live in tents on campus to make goodbyes easier. Critics say they are pampering a generation of only children.
In 1983, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz began studying the reading skills of more than 400 children. The subjects are in their 40s now, and the Shaywitzes are still tracking them.
When the New York City club’s leadership proposed turning Harvard Hall into a dining room, members pushed back and the club president was called a “fascist dictator.”
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.
Prof. Anne-Marie Brady had conducted research into the breadth of the Chinese Communist Party’s influence in Western countries.
The government hopes the move will get students to pay more attention in class and talk more to each other. But some doubt whether the ban can be enforced.
Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, was stabbed to death while playing golf. The suspect had spoken of “an urge to rape and kill a woman,” an acquaintance said.
Alcott’s book was that unusual thing, a classic that is also an instant hit. It was also revolutionary then — and even now.
Montgomery County, Md., made sweeping changes to diversify its gifted programs. It’s succeeding, but not without creating some anxiety and controversy.
The author of “Speak,” one of the first Y.A. novels to focus on sexual violence, said fiction gives teenagers a language to describe the trauma.
The civil rights chief at the department, defining Judaism as an ethnicity, has reopened a civil rights case closed four years ago by the Obama administration.
It’s one of the biggest, most expensive American health crises in memory. But the field of addiction medicine is fairly new.
Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.
The Ad Council — along with G.E., Google, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon — is trying to encourage girls ages 11 to 15 to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math.
Students forced the university to shield campus workers from outsourcing’s impact on pay. But as a model, the policy challenges some economic axioms.