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NEW YORK — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose career imploded in a rash of raunchy tweets two years ago, announced in a YouTube video late Tuesday that he is running for mayor of New York. “I made some big mistakes and I know I let a lot...
With his hands clasped behind his back and his nose inches away from the wall, legendary singer Tony Bennett contemplated the photograph before him. The grayscale image featured a young woman stretching her fingers toward the camera's lens, covering her...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Music, Whitney Houston, Education, Arts
Varsity Times InsiderThe Executive Committee of the Southern Section rejected a final appeal from Ventura St. Bonaventure on Wednesday regarding sending the Seraphs into the Parochial Area for the 2014-18 releaguing cycle. The vote was 12-9. Oaks Christian also lost its...
Varsity Times InsiderFor first time since 2010, there will be a public school state champion in basketball. That's one of the outcomes from adding the new Open Division to the basketball playoffs. It removed several top private schools from Division I and......
Marc Groff, the principal at Ventura St. Bonaventure, will soon learn what it's like trying to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. He's facing a challenge that will require him to stay calm, take lots of deep breaths and perhaps pray for divine intervention when...
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is set to unveil a tablet computer for public schools on Monday at the SXSWedu education technology conference in Austin, Texas, Bloomberg reports. The $299, 10-inch tablet is the brainchild of Amplify, News Corp.'s...
Varsity Times InsiderGets your score cards out, because I know everyone has been keeping track of how many public schools and how many private schools have reached the 12 Southern Section championship games in boys' basketball. As it stands, there will be......
Re "Funding schools fairly," Editorial, Jan. 16 Gov. Jerry Brown should ask himself who will be left to buy copy paper and Kleenex when the middle and upper-middle classes finally abandon the public school system. In choosing to give more money to...
Tags: Politics, Jerry Brown, Government, Schools, Property Tax
After a school massacre in Connecticut, the National Rifle Assn. suggested that public schools should each post one armed sentry to provide security. Now politicians in California are debating the proposal. One risk nobody has thought of yet: What if...
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is donating nearly $500 million in stock to a Silicon Valley charitable foundation. The 28-year-old Zuckerberg said he and his wife, Priscilla, earmarked the gift of 18 million Facebook shares for health and...
Re "Does creationism have a place at a public school?," Column, Dec. 9 Creationism in public schools should be given the same consideration as the concept of a flat Earth. Unfortunately, those who argue in favor of science generally do not present the...
Alvin Roth earned his 2012 Nobel Prize in economics for market design and matching theory — creating ways to pair "buyers" and "sellers" happily and fairly when price isn't a primary consideration. For instance? Kidney exchanges, in which cost can't...
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