Usually depicted as a champion of the rich, Mayor Bloomberg mounted an antipoverty program at a moment when poverty as an issue was off the national radar and even politically toxic.
Children must grow up and go away, and that is as it should be.
The author of new research on the effect of harsh verbal discipline on adolescents says that even the occasional lapse is “bad.”
Researchers using eye-tracking technology found that 3-year-olds diagnosed with autism looked less at people’s eyes when they were babies than children who did not develop autism.
Funding for many school districts comes from local property taxes, which skews the playing field between wealthy and poor students early on.
A loving partnership can make fertility treatments far easier to bear — but we have to protect our partnerships from the toll that in vitro fertilization can take.
Here are the graphs to prove it.
Bill de Blasio’s biracial cool was a huge plus in his mayoral campaign.
The Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. But the House is unlikely to follow suit.
The federal deduction for property taxes, the main source of public school funding, reduced federal income tax by $27 billion this year — more than the Education Department’s $24 billion budget to assist K-12 education.
It’s already far too easy for men to “opt out” of fatherhood
2005 data from the Education Department survey and a 2006 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that about 9 in 10 elementary schools regularly schedule recess, with times ranging from 24 to 30 minutes a day. Still, many districts report that they are under continued pressure to add instructional time to the day — and recess minutes are often the first place administrators look.