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News Analysis: How Businesses Use Your SATs

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:33pm
Grades are to getting in to college as test scores are to getting a job.
    
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News Analysis: How Businesses Use Your SATs

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:33pm
Grades are to getting in to college as test scores are to getting a job.
    
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Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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Big City: Standing Up to Testing

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:43pm
A number of parents have taken an activist stance against annual standardized tests by having their children opt out of taking them.
    
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:39pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
    





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Motherlode Blog: The Elaborate Replacement Teddy Bear Hoax

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:35am
After my toddler’s bear toppled out of the stroller, I found a replacement and staged the great Rainbow Home for Christmas Spectacular. My daughter wasn’t fooled for a minute.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Student Crossword | Weather

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:18am
Test your knowledge of words related to climate and weather by playing our crossword.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:57am
What do your teachers simply not get about you or your fellow students — about how you think, about what goes on in your lives outside the classroom, or about anything else — that you wish they would understand?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Legal Debate on Using Boastful Rap Lyrics as a Smoking Gun

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:30am
Do you think rap lyrics should be used as evidence against a defendant?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, March 28, 2014

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:13am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, March 28, 2014

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:13am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?
    





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News Analysis: In a Buyer’s Market, Colleges Become Fluent in the Language of Business

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:54pm
Higher education is today less a rite of passage in which institutions serve in loco parentis, and more a commercial transaction between school and student.
    





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College Athletes Aim to Put Price on ‘Priceless’

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:28pm
A ruling allowing Northwestern University football players to unionize has highlighted the growing battle over how much college players should share in the billions of dollars they generate.
    





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Details in Avonte Oquendo Investigation Are Released

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:43pm
The results of an investigation detailed a series of errors and oversights in the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, 14, whose remains were found in January.
    





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The Learning Network: Our Fifth Annual New York Times Found Poetry Student Contest

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:05pm
Celebrate the new season with our oldest blog tradition, and one we’re thrilled to see teachers across the curriculum embrace. Poems can come from anything ever published in The New York Times, and are due on April 29.
    





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Motherlode Blog: 3 Things Parents Wish Teachers Knew: We Can Handle the Truth

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 6:48pm
Teachers wish parents knew that our children can do more than we let them, while parents wish teachers would be more honest — and understand that homework has real costs.
    





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The Learning Network: Have You Ever Posted, Emailed or Texted Something You Wish You Could Take Back?

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:20am
Have you ever posted something on a social network that you regretted?
    





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