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Hoping, and Waiting, for a Bronx School’s Fresh Start to Pay Off

5 hours 30 min ago
At Urban Scholars Community School, part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $400 million renewal program, small gains are seen, but the problems children face are unchanged.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Broncos Are Victorious in Super Bowl 50

5 hours 38 min ago
What made the win a potentially historic one for the Broncos?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Chinese New Year

5 hours 40 min ago
In this post, students use context clues to identify word meaning and share holiday traditions observed in their family or home culture.









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 8, 2016

5 hours 45 min ago
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Should Students Expect College to Be Like Home?

13 hours 29 min ago
What challenges and opportunities appear when college students keep their families involved in their campus life?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | wanderlust

13 hours 45 min ago
This word has appeared in 69 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Connecticut Faces Lawsuit Over Ebola Quarantine Policies

February 7, 2016 - 6:43pm
Plaintiffs who were put under quarantine in 2014 planned to file a class-action lawsuit alleging the state violated their rights with unnecessary detentions.









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Yale Educator Recounts ‘Painful Experience’ of Halloween Email Furor

February 6, 2016 - 8:38pm
Erika Christakis, a former lecturer at Yale, spoke for the first time in an interview about her experience as an unwitting target over campus protests against racial insensitivity.









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Blackboard: The Feds’ Best-Value Schools

February 6, 2016 - 9:32am
High R.O.I.’s for low-income students.









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Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men

February 6, 2016 - 7:34am
Education officials across China are aggressively recruiting male teachers, as the Chinese news media warn of a need to “salvage masculinity in schools.”









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As Flint Fought to Be Heard, Virginia Tech Team Sounded Alarm

February 6, 2016 - 6:08am
Young scientists and their professor helped force Michigan officials to acknowledge the elevated levels of lead in drinking water, and now the government has requested the team’s assistance.









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New Stanford President Has Biotech Connection

February 5, 2016 - 9:03pm
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, who will leave Rockefeller University to lead Stanford University, has also worked as an executive in the biotech industry,









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Tech: Forward Tinkering: Colleges Make Room for Maker Spaces

February 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
The D.I.Y. movement — to get students creating, be it for fun, for art or for entrepreneurship — is booming. There’s even a MOOC on how to teach tinkering.









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Notebook: The Sheltering Campus: Why College Is Not Home

February 5, 2016 - 1:53pm
Universities have given in to the implicit notion that they should be a haven. But are they hindering their students’ development?









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Ed Talk | Andrew Hacker: Who Needs Advanced Math? Not Everybody

February 5, 2016 - 1:52pm
Andrew Hacker of Queens College on the importance of “adult arithmetic.” Algebra, he’s not so keen on.









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Environmental Science: Learning to Live Small (in a Dumpster)

February 5, 2016 - 1:50pm
Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Tex., has set a curriculum around a trash bin.









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Data: The Feds’ Best-Value Schools

February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
Colleges with good return on investment for low-income students.









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Blackboard: Create Your Own Language, for Credit

February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” turns constructed language into a hit.









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Field of Study: Social Practice Degrees Take Art to a Communal Level

February 5, 2016 - 1:49pm
For this M.F.A., hold the paint. These artists are learning communication, organization and negotiation.









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Pop Quiz: A Valentine’s Day Reading List

February 5, 2016 - 1:47pm
This classic literature encourages us to embrace the broadest, least judgmental and most generous definition of love. Test your knowledge.









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