Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | March 24-30, 2015

6 hours 45 min ago
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: What Family Traditions Do You Want to Carry On When You Get Older?

9 hours 5 min ago
Does your family have traditions centered on food and meals? Do you have traditional songs you sing or music you listen to as a family? Are there routines or rituals you participate in together?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Coloring Books for Grown-Ups

10 hours 34 min ago
Here are several paragraphs from a March 29 article, “Grown-Ups Get Out Their Crayons.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | congruent

14 hours 5 min ago
This word has appeared in 10 New York Times articles in the past year.






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National Briefing | South: Virginia: Suit Seeks to Prevent College From Closing

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:35pm
State authorities filed suit to block the closing of Sweet Briar College, giving a boost to alumnae and faculty who are fighting to save the 114-year-old women’s liberal arts institution.






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Supreme Court Leaves Intact New York’s Ban on Religious Services in Schools

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 8:18pm
The court declined to review a case involving the Education Department’s longstanding policy barring religious organizations from using public school facilities.
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Detroit Group Calls for Overhaul of Schools

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 8:14pm
The proposal by city leaders would end emergency management and return control to an elected school board.






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Rhodes Scholarships Expanding to Include Chinese Students

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:11am
The effort is part of an international push to reshape the program that for more than a century has sent promising students to the University of Oxford.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | March 30, 2015

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.
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The Learning Network: What Are Your Thoughts on Cats?

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 5:02am
Is sexism the source of stigmas about people who live with cats?
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A Fire to Unite People Long Divided in Northern Ireland

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 4:30am
How was the burning of a pagan temple in Northern Ireland an act of peace and reconciliation?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | douse

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 96 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Mississippi: Man Charged in Noose Display

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:38pm
A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal charges in connection with a noose put on a statue of James Meredith, the student who integrated the campus.






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Oklahoma Inquiry Traces Racist Song to National Gathering of Fraternity

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:06pm
David L. Boren, the university president, says his campus’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon members learned the song on a cruise four years ago.






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Bronx Science Teacher in Child Pornography Case Told Students ‘You’re a Big Deal’

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:44pm
Former students of Jon Cruz, accused of coercing teenagers from other schools into sending him nude photos, recall his devotion, but some now question his behavior.
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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Women’s Suffrage

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:29am
Test your knowledge of women’s suffrage by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Does Your School Do a Good Job of Teaching Sex Ed?

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:27am
How do you get most of your information about sex and sexuality?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Germanwings Co-Pilot, Andreas Lubitz, Deliberately Crashed Plane, Prosecutor Says

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:30am
What do the final 30 minutes of the plane’s voice recorder reveal?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | ‘Sunshine Girl’ Leaps From the Screen to the Page

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:12am
Here are several paragraphs from a March 25 article, “YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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