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In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores

By MATT RICHTEL Published: September 3, 2011 CHANDLER, Ariz. — Amy Furman, a seventh-grade English teacher here, roams among (more…)

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Experts warn of harm to kids from secondhand TV viewing

You’ve heard of the hazards of secondhand smoke. Now here’s another worry: secondhand TV. A growing number of (more…)

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A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

By MATT RICHTEL Published: October 22, 2011 LOS ALTOS, Calif. — The chief technology officer of eBay sends his (more…)

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Tech gets a time-out

Charges of hypocrisy be damned: Some Silicon Valley tech wizards are quietly raising their kids outside the lurid digital landscape (more…)

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The New SAT: Longer, but No Better?

In 2005, the College Board unveiled the most dramatic changes in years in the SAT. The dreaded analogies (more…)

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