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New Mexico Sues Google Over Children’s Privacy Violations

The lawsuit says that Google, the top tech brand in public schools, used its educational products to spy on students.

Amid Stark Inequality, U.S.C. Offers Free Tuition to Low-Income Students

Recognizing the high cost of living in California, the university will also no longer include the value of a home in the calculation used to determine financial need.

On College Campuses, Social Media Provides Private Spaces for Thousands

Students want to share real life as it happens, from worries over midterms to concerns about global warming.

In College and Homeless

At community colleges, many students are spending nights on friends’ couches or sleeping in cars. Advocates are pushing for solutions, including safer places to park overnight.

Creating Connections

A career center at Brooklyn College provides ‘the aunts and uncles, the friends of the family that these kids don’t have.’

The #MeToo Balancing Act in High School

Many boys and young men think the movement is essential for girls and women, but struggle with how they fit into it.

Bringing a New Vibe to the Classroom

Some educators are experimenting with their approaches to teaching to make course materials more relevant to various cultures and communities.

Gender Pronouns Can Be Tricky on Campus. Harvard Is Making Them Stick.

The push for personal pronouns like “they/them” and “ze/hir” can ignite a power struggle in college classrooms. The Kennedy School of Government’s solution? Stickers.

‘We Changed Harvard’: The Story of 18 Black Students

Kent Garrett, who with Jeanne Ellsworth wrote “The Last Negroes at Harvard,” talks about how they found the African-American men of the class of 1963.

An Old and Contested Solution to Boost Reading Scores: Phonics

As test scores lag, there’s a growing debate between proponents of the “science of reading,” which emphasizes phonics, and traditional educators who prefer to instill a love of literature.

‘Beautiful Project’ at the Met: Stories of Southern Black Girlhood

An exhibition opens up important conversations about gender, race and the authority of the photographic gaze.

Harvard and Yale Ensnared in Education Dept. Crackdown on Foreign Funding

The department told the Ivy League universities to hand over records on millions of dollars in gifts, grants and contracts from foreign countries, including China, Iran and Russia.

A Simple Way to Equalize the Ivies? Give Others the Legacy SAT Bonus

If lower-income students had a boost like those for children of alumni, selective colleges would be far less economically stratified, a study suggests.

Coronavirus Forces Foreign Students in China to Choose: Stay or Go

As Americans and others flee Chinese universities, the crisis is severing ties that have historically brought the country closer to the rest of the world.

As Foreigners Flee China, Pakistan Tells Its Citizens to Stay

Pakistan has refused to evacuate 800 citizens in Wuhan, fearing an outbreak at home. Some stuck in the hot zone worry they are part of a larger geopolitical game.
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