Education

When Internships Don’t Pay, Some Colleges will

As the child of a divorced, unemployed mother, Shira Eisenberg learned to get by, she says, “on the kindness of strangers.” But even she was surprised when she arrived at the ...

How Silicon Valley Plans to Conquer the Classroom

That is how educators at Church Lane Elementary Technology, a public school here, describe the protective two-armed way they teach students to carry their school-issued laptops. ...

Competition is Ruining Childhood, the Kids should Fight Back

Like the crack of a starting pistol, November begins the official college application season. But for students, this race started long ago. Many of today’s kids have lived their ...

The Catch-22 of Applying for Private Scholarships

Private scholarships should be a lifeline for students who want to avoid debt. But there’s an awful glitch in the system: Students who get private scholarships risk losing ...

N.Y.U. will Waive Tuition for Displaced Puerto Rican Students

Following other universities across the country, New York University announced on Thursday that it will offer free tuition next semester to about 50 students from Puerto Rico ...