For the first time, we’re posting a piece by a student instead of a teacher. Preston R. Michelson, now a college student, interviews his former high school teacher and journalism adviser, David Cutler, to write about how he created an online newspaper and how its staff used The Times as inspiration.
New York City’s Independent Budget Office found that 53 percent of charter school kindergartners with disabilities were still in the same schools four years later, compared with 49 percent in traditional schools.
If you want your children to have any idea what it takes financially to take care of a family, or of themselves, it starts by letting them in on what it takes to support the family they’re a part of now.
In addition to serving as a great conversation piece for discussing technology and social media, the Op-Doc “China’s Web Junkies” also serves as a tool for introducing students to the language of argumentation — specifically to the types of evidence writers use to support a position.
Though the great blizzard of 2015 mostly missed New York City in the end, it had New Yorkers, and the New York Times Archives Twitter feed, remembering storms of the past — and none more dramatic than the Great White Hurricane of 1888.
How old were you when your parents first let you cross the street alone? Take public transportation alone? How much do your parents hover and worry over your academic, physical and psychological development?