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

September 12, 2016 - 2:01am
This word has appeared in eight New York Times articles in the past year.
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In Connecticut, a Wealth Gap Divides Neighboring Schools

September 11, 2016 - 8:34pm
Fairfield and Bridgeport sit side by side and spend more per student than the national average, but the quality of the education they offer is worlds apart.
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On Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces and Free Speech, Too

September 10, 2016 - 2:51pm
A little-heads up about uncomfortable and complex topics isn’t coddling. It helps students engage with one another.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why We Should Stop Grading Students on a Curve

September 10, 2016 - 2:30pm
Turning college into a zero-sum game hurts their chances of succeeding after graduation.
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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | August 2016

September 9, 2016 - 7:29am
This monthly features rounds up all news and feature stories published across New York Times sections about young people.
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The Learning Network: What Are Your Best ‘Life Hacks’?

September 9, 2016 - 5:04am
What are your favorite tips for navigating daily life better or more efficiently? Where or how did you learn them?
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘ “I Want to Win Someday”: Tribes Make Stand Against Pipeline’

September 9, 2016 - 4:30am
What happened to hundreds of Native American families along the Missouri River fifty years ago? Why is this history still relevant today?
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Advice for New Students

September 9, 2016 - 4:25am
What advice do you have for new students at your school this year?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | leery

September 9, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in 85 New York Times articles in the past year.
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Editorial: Late to the Fight Against Predator Schools

September 8, 2016 - 9:36pm
Regulators need to act sooner in cases where students are victimized by for-profit colleges.
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News Analysis: Crux of Connecticut Judge’s Grim Ruling: Schools Are Broken

September 8, 2016 - 9:33pm
A decision that threw out the state’s education financing system as unconstitutional spoke to a larger nationwide truth.
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John R. Coleman, Haverford President Who Explored Blue-Collar Life, Dies at 95

September 8, 2016 - 8:37pm
A labor economist, he was a strong voice at the Philadelphia-area college in the 1960s for the admission of women and against the Vietnam War.
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New York City to Help Fund Internships at Cultural Organizations

September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
The Department of Cultural Affairs has launched an initiative to place CUNY students at paid internships at Carnegie Hall and other institutions.
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Social Q’s: My Son Seems Happy at College. But Is He?

September 8, 2016 - 4:17pm
Social Q’s: The “Back to School” edition. On homesickness, bare feet and a dating quandary.
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The Learning Network: Our Second Annual Student Editorial Cartoon Contest

September 8, 2016 - 8:18am
We are asking teenagers to make an illustration providing commentary or criticism on an issue or event. Post yours here by Oct. 18.
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The Learning Network: How Much Do You Trust the Celebrities and Social Media Stars You Follow?

September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Are you more likely to buy products or support brands that are promoted by your favorite celebrities and social media stars?
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The Education Issue: For Gay and Transgender Teens, Will It Get Better?

September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
School life can be hell for teenagers who don’t identify as straight. One refuge? The internet.
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The Education Issue: They Also Have Lessons to Teach

September 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Meet some of the other school figures who help students find their way.
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun’

September 8, 2016 - 4:26am
What is “sunny-day flooding,” and how does it affect people and communities?
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Arriving at Ellis Island

September 8, 2016 - 3:48am
Why are immigrants in the news today? What comparisons to immigration in the past and today do you think this writer might be making?
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