Here is the April edition of Teenagers in The Times, a roundup of the news and feature stories about young people that have recently appeared across sections of NYTimes.com. We publish a new edition on the first Thursday of each month.
Howard University’s board of trustees approved the decision to scrap the program, the only such department at a historically Black university.
Five students at a Knoxville, Tenn., high school have been killed in gun violence this year, plunging a community’s young people into a whirlwind of trauma.
Students are joining remote classes from outside the country. In one New Jersey school district, computers were traced to 24 countries on a day last month.
As campuses struggle under the shadow of the pandemic, many students report having trouble paying for food, housing and other basic needs.
Even before the pandemic, Italy had among the worst dropout rates in Europe. But closed schools and online classes have pushed students out in higher numbers.
Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist.
Private colleges make up the bulk of the schools with vaccine mandates, but some public universities have also moved to require shots, according to a survey by The New York Times.
Once again, tiny numbers of Black and Latino students received offers to attend New York City’s elite public high schools.
A football player posted the image, which superimposed two Virginia high schools’ logos on the faces of Derek Chauvin and George Floyd, to celebrate his team’s victory, according to the district superintendent.
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