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Path Toward Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, November 11, 2013

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013) discusses the effort to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program.

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Schoolbook

Describe Your School

Friday, December 23, 2011

We know that principals are extremely busy. But perhaps the holiday break offers a few minutes for reflection, and some more principals can use SchoolBook to explain their schools to the greater education community. Just e-mail us for the link.

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Why We Cover Private Schools

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Articles in The Times about top-tier private schools moving to cut back homework and about Fieldston firing a teacher who made comments some perceived as racist, stimulated comments and questions about why The Times covers private schools. The education editor, Jodi Rudoren, explains.

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From P.S. 321 to Novaya Gumanitarnaya Shkola

Thursday, September 15, 2011

In Sunday's New York Times Magazine (and now online), a former Moscow bureau chief puts his children into Russian schools even though they do not speak a word of Russian.

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Schoolbook

The Way It Was: A Slide Show

Thursday, September 08, 2011

There will be tears today. And grins. Delight over seeing old friends. And trepidation over making new ones. Teachers will charm children and worry them. Principals will be charmed -- and will worry. This is the way it goes on the first day of school. So it is, so it seemingly has always been. We present a slide show of first days through the decades.

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Principals' Summer Assignment: 'My School'

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The principals who responded to a SchoolBook questionnaire opened a revealing window on daily life at city schools and provided rich details about curriculum, the qualifications they look for when they hire teachers, and the expectations and aspirations they have for students.

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Welcome to SchoolBook: Participation Encouraged

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

SchoolBook was invented by The New York Times and WNYC, but it is your site to shape, define and grow. Dive in. Read our posts. Check out the individual school pages. Study the data. Analyze the explanations. Consider the guides and resources.

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WNYC News

On Heels of News of the World Closure, A Look at Newspaper Ethics at Home

Monday, July 11, 2011

Amid a phone hacking scandal that led to the closure of the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid News of the World in the U.K. last week, experts say newspapers in the U.S. employ self-policing ethical standards that can often walk the line of decency.

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The Takeaway

Rescued New York Times Journalist Details His Capture in Libya

Friday, April 01, 2011

For a nearly a week, four New York Times journalists working in East Libya were captured and held by pro-Gadhafi forces. They were tied up, often not permitted to speak, and beaten. "I have never been punched in the face before," journalist Lynsey Addario described. "This was the first time in my life I had a man look me in the eyes and punch me in the face — and especially when I was bound, hands and feet." Tyler Hicks, photographer for The New York Times, who was among the four held captive in Libya, tells his story.

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