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Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.

WELLINGTON, Kan. — The seed of rebellion was planted in classrooms. It grew in kitchens and living rooms, in conversations between

Morehouse College, a Traditionally Black All-Male School, Says It Will Accept Transgender Men

A Morehouse student, Marquintas Oldham, 21, who identifies as “queer, non-binary” and who prefers to use the pronouns “they” and “their,”

Donald Stewart, 80, Dies; Took Over the College Board at a Crucial Time

Donald M. Stewart, a career educator who was credited with reviving Spelman College, and who later, as president of the College

Lorraine Branham, Journalism Dean and Mentor, Dies at 66

“When Apple came out with iPads, she got the faculty iPads and said, ‘Work with this and figure out what we

Can a Playroom Makeover Make My Kids Over?

Our playroom was crammed with blinking and buzzing toys, neatly stored puzzles and games, shelves full of picture books, well-used baby

Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions

Soon after, the Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and Texas Tech University, the undergraduate campus in the Texas Tech system,

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger

He acknowledged in an interview the challenges, including the relatively short time spans that college athletes actually are college athletes, as

With Indigenous Languages in Steep Decline, Summer Camps Offer Hope

In July, about 20 7- and 8-year-olds will gather at a summer camp in the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, in Northern

Mother of Raniya Wright, Who Died After Fight, Says School Failed to Protect Her Daughter

The mother of Raniya Wright, the fifth grader who died after a fight at her South Carolina school, said on Monday

Education Department Has Stalled on Debt Relief for Defrauded Students

He noted that many of the students were defrauded by predatory for-profit schools, which Ms. DeVos has been accused of favoring

Trump Administration Sued Over Rollback of School Lunch Standards

“This is not just wrong; it’s illegal,” said Anne Harkavy, the executive director of Democracy Forward, which is representing the Center

Humanities Endowment Announces New Grants Amid Old Threats

An online archive relating to the fight for women’s suffrage; preservation of the papers of the writer Eudora Welty; a project

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

“I tell you, I just totally flipped out,” Mr. Peterson said.He did not know enough about Mr. Goodson’s life to judge

Former University of Oklahoma President Faces Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The former president of the University of Oklahoma, David L. Boren, is being investigated over allegations that he made unwanted sexual

A Timeline of Key Supreme Court Cases on Affirmative Action

The United States Supreme Court has weighed in on affirmative action in college admissions several times, helping shape the policy through

Wisconsin School Bans Mock Cheerleading Awards After Harassment Accusations

At an awards ceremony last year for cheerleaders at Tremper High School in Kenosha, Wis., some of the students received awards

Janet Lieberman, 97, a Force in Community College Education, Dies

Janet E. Lieberman, an educational innovator who made college education more accessible to struggling high school students and recent immigrants as

12 People, Including 6 Coaches, Plead Not Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

At the other end was Lisa Williams, an assistant teacher at a Houston high school known as Niki who prosecutors say

Duke University to Pay $112.5 Million to Settle Claims of Research Misconduct

Duke University will pay $112.5 million to the federal government to settle allegations that researchers submitted applications and reports containing falsified

Anita Silvers, an Authority on Disability Rights, Dies at 78

Anita Silvers was born on Nov. 1, 1940, in Brooklyn to Seymour and Sarah (Rashall) Silvers.“She went to Girl Scout camp

Stop Fixating on One Elite High School. There Are Bigger Problems.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.]This week came the very dispiriting

Who Should Own Photos of Slaves? The Descendants, not Harvard, a Lawsuit Says

Molly Rogers, the author of a previous book about the images called “Delia’s Tears,” said that tracing families under slavery was

As College Consulting Expands, Are High School Counselors Advocates or Adversaries?

“Are you going to college, or are your students going to college?” she asks them.Few families at her school hire private

Admissions Scandal Stokes Hard Questions on Recruited Athletes

A dozen years ago, the University of Washington barred athletic coaches from having contact with anyone in the admissions department.With a

U.S.C. Freezes Accounts of Students Connected With Admissions Scandal

michael barbaroFrom The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.” Today: When a federal prosecutor revealed a $25

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