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For this mini-unit, students become investigative reporters who learn as much as they can about the candidates so they can inform voters about what experience, leadership qualities and values the candidates would bring to the presidency.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 8 | On ‘Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome’
Scan the list of winners, runners-up and honorable mentions to see the broad range of articles and topics that most interested a group of teenagers reading The New York Times in early August.
The goal of this week’s unit is to help students read, watch, research and discuss in order to come to conclusions grounded in evidence about the candidates and the issues.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 10 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?
This is it: the final week of our most-successful Summer Reading Contest ever. You have until Friday, Aug. 26, at 7 a.m. Eastern to enter by telling us what you read, watched or listened to on NYTimes.com this week that got your attention.
Last year’s graduates landed fewer jobs in private practice than any class in the last two decades, according to the National Association for Law Placement.
His plans to depart came amid criticism over how he had handled sexual harassment cases involving high-profile faculty members and the university’s budget.
We’re curious: How will you be teaching about the candidates, issues and controversies in a contest that has been anything but business as usual? We hope to post a collection of teacher ideas in September.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 7 | On ‘In Hillary Clinton’s Nomination, Women See a Collective Step Up’
The work of our winner, bengal11emily122899, and a list of the 16 runners-up and 14 honorable mentions who also impressed our judges this week.
High-achieving students are enrolling to turbocharge grade-point averages or load up on advanced courses, but critics say the practice only adds to the inequities of the college admissions process.
Our college admissions mania has turned empathy into an extracurricular activity.
Economic disadvantage is often gauged by student eligibility for subsidized lunch, but this standard measure substantially understates the achievement gap.
Lending your signature and good credit history to someone could indeed make a difference, but it comes with plenty of risk.
Duke, Johns Hopkins, the University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt are accused of costing their employees millions of dollars each year.
From computers to coffee makers, choosing the right devices for students can be tough. Here’s a guide to make back-to-school shopping a little easier.
It was also announced that a group representing the state’s 16 medical schools was withdrawing its opposition to a bill that would end the educational use of bodies with no known survivors.
The filing date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid was moved to Oct. 1 to align it with the typical college admissions cycle.
The nine weeks since our last News Quiz have produced many dramatic headlines. Here are 40 questions to test what you remember and help you learn more.
In collaboration with a charter school network, Facebook has developed a student-directed learning platform aimed at public schools.
Employees contend that each university failed to monitor, and replace, expensive, poor-performing investment options in their retirement plans.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 6 | On ‘N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina’
Out of 983 entries, we crown one winner, 15 runners-up and 21 honorable mentions. Remember: you have a chance to submit every week until Aug. 26.