‘Study Drugs’ Unsafe and Unethical, Say Neurologists

March 27, 2013, 7:00 am

‘Study drugs’ are touted to give students a competitive edge, but experts advise it could lead to big health problems.

This is New York: Jennifer Martinez, Classroom Creativity Helps Students Reach Potential

March 27, 2013, 1:17 am

Jennifer Martinez, a humanities teacher for high school dropouts in the Bronx, speaks about her experience teaching at CUNY Prep. Each year, 200 students complete the program [...]

Nonprofit Ordered to Pay $5.5 Million for Cheating Students

December 10, 2012, 9:10 pm

“The breakdown in corporate governance at Educational Housing Services was stunning,” said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Erasmus Student Programme in Danger

November 15, 2012, 4:40 pm

The European Commission announced earlier this month that it was adopting an amending budget to enable it to meet its legal obligations towards beneficiaries of EU funds.

Two Dozen Killed at Nigerian University

October 2, 2012, 6:34 pm

At least 26 students were shot and killed at a university in northern Nigeria, with authorities suspecting Islamist militants may be responsible.

Elementary and Middle School Progress Reports Released

October 2, 2012, 10:35 am

The city’s Department of Education released the yearly progress reports for elementary and middle schools Monday, but critics say they should be taken with a grain of salt.

8,000 Students Strike in Hong Kong

September 13, 2012, 8:22 pm

More students in Hong Kong gathered for a strike on Tuesday in an attempt to decisively kill the education program that Hong Kong recently backtracked on, and which has been [...]

First Chicago Teachers’ Strike in Over Two Decades

September 10, 2012, 9:24 pm

Job security, evaluation procedures, benefits, and classroom conditions are key to the strike, while pay is not as big an issue, according to the teachers.

New York Mayor Bloomberg’s School Time Memories

September 7, 2012, 12:14 am

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who graduated high school in 1960, said he could not remember his first day of school, but he gave a peek into his studious side.

Back at School, New York Students Embrace Fresh Start

September 6, 2012, 11:43 pm

School is officially in session for all of the 1.1 million New York City public school students, and a mix of first day jitters was palpable among students Thursday.

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