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A growing controversy over use of the “paddle” to discipline children has a painful racial subtext.
Too many for-profit colleges leave their students mired in debt and facing grim job prospects. So why doesn’t the government turn off the tap?
The fate of Carole Vance and Kim Hopper should worry everyone who wants academics to play a larger role in public debates.
A left-leaning student movement could provide an alternative to the right-wing dominance of Ukraine’s street protests and parliamentary politics.
The case for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan does not actually require copious amounts of data on long-term educational outcomes.
Why university presidents Drew Gilpin Faust and Christina Paxson were wrong to reject calls to divest from fossil fuel companies.
Diane Ravitch’s latest call-to-arms against the privatization of public schools.
MFAs aren’t a problem: it’s artists being content with what they know.
How Bill de Blasio can help solve the twin problems of over-policing and under-educating in one swoop
The outlook for Mayor de Blasio’s signature initiative just got a whole lot brighter.
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