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‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job

The 61 percent match rate for international students may understate the problem, some experts say, because it does not account for medical students who...

Opinion | No Parties. No Sports. How Oberlin College Is Surviving the Pandemic.

This spring semester, over a quarter of U.S. colleges are open for in-person instruction. Among them is Oberlin, a small liberal arts school whose...

Opinion | Can Biden Save Americans Like My Old Pal Mike?

Many of us didn’t appreciate how devastating the loss of good jobs would be to the social fabric, and we had no idea that...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on What She Learned From Battling the Teachers’ Union

I’m not going to speculate about what their motivations are, but I don’t believe that’s correct. I mean, if you look at their spending,...

New York Was the 1st Big School District to Reopen. Here’s What Happened.

For Julie Zuckerman, an elementary school principal in Manhattan, last summer felt like one never-ending day filled with fear and confusion about New York...

C.D.C. Draws Up a Blueprint for Reopening Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday urged that K-12 schools be reopened as soon as possible, and it offered a step-by-step...

A Yale Student Is Killed. An M.I.T. Student Is Wanted for Questioning.

Before he was killed on Saturday night, Kevin Jiang was on the cusp of momentous life changes. After serving in the military and spending...

‘She Just Lost It’: Chicago School Fight Leaves Families in Limbo

Maggie Owens’s 4-year-old daughter was pounding on the back door, desperate to go to school.Her daughter, Louise, a special-needs student with a brain disorder,...

Karen Lewis, Who Fought for Chicago’s Teachers, Dies at 67

CHICAGO — Karen Lewis, a formidable teachers union leader in Chicago who battled Rahm Emanuel when he was mayor, and who in 2012 led...

Chicago Teachers Tentatively Agree to Return to Classrooms

The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a tentative deal with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to partially reopen the city’s schools for in-person classes starting this...

Summer School Is a Hot Idea Right Now. Could It Work?

The idea makes sense, so much so that at least two governors, a national union leader and President Biden are behind it: extend this...

Students Punished for ‘Vulgar’ Social Media Posts Are Fighting Back

Those tweets, her court papers say, include one in which she was “contributing to a trending discussion on Twitter about the song ‘WAP’ by...

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Dad, a Death Sentence and the Planner Who Set Us Straight

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Single Pfizer Dose Strongly Protects Those Who’ve Had the Virus, Studies Find

Here’s what you need to know:A doctor administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Salisbury, England, last month.Credit...Neil Hall/EPA, via ShutterstockFor people who have had Covid-19,...

Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.

SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss...