Education News from NY Times

Motherlode Blog: Research Suggests Students Adjusting to New School Lunches

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:54pm
School administrators agree that students complained about new lunch standards when they were first implemented in the fall of 2012—but tell researchers that by spring, the complaints had largely subsided.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | July 15-21, 2014

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:15pm
Two big stories dominated the news in what the Sunday Review called “a week of agony.” Take the quiz below to see what you understood about those and other stories, and to find links to more information.






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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Having a Baby, and Getting a Dog

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:09pm
Should a couple planning on soon having a baby get a dog?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | The Plight of the Sage Grouse and Energy Production

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:29am
What dilemma do environmentalists, energy production companies and the federal government face regarding a certain bird?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Energy

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:31am
Test your knowledge of energy by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | brook

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 71 New York Times articles in the past year.






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My Brother’s Keeper Program Grows to Include More Impoverished Minorities

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 8:03pm
Some of the nation’s largest school districts have joined the My Brother’s Keeper program.






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International Education: U.S. Seen as Weak on Global Research Collaboration

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:02pm
Those responsible for American institutions’ global strategies too often fail to identify and work toward shared goals, observers say.






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International Education: Adult Education Eases Path to Career Change

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:02pm
Part-time classes prove useful when thinking about making a career change.






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The Working Life: A Parent Answering a Call for Pre-K Teachers Goes Back to Work (and School)

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 12:01pm
Lisa Martino is one of 95 fellows poised to become New York City’s newest teachers, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s universal prekindergarten program.
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Motherlode Blog: Immaculate Incarceration: A Baby in Solitary Confinement

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:32am
According to my mother’s prison records, she served around 17 weeks in “The Hole”—solitary confinement. Only for her it wasn’t so solitary. She had me.






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Technophoria: Avoiding Roommate Shock, Online

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 9:40am
After decades of pairing students based on scant information, some colleges are giving them tools for making their own choices.
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UConn to Pay $1.3 Million to End Suit on Rape Cases

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:17pm
Five students charged that the University of Connecticut treated their claims of sexual assault and harassment with indifference.






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A Classroom Leaves the Syllabus to the Students

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 8:48pm
Lehigh University, in an attempt to foster innovation, is offering a program with no course credit, no set curriculum and no penalty for failure.






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Motherlode Blog: I’ve Ruined My Boys

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:21pm
My sons—and my husband—expect me to wait on them. I can’t really blame them. I made my bed. And everyone else’s.






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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:19pm
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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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Jetliner Explodes Over Ukraine; Struck by Missile, Officials Say

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:42am
What has been going on in that region of Ukraine for the past several months?






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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week Six | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:01am
Write in by 7 a.m. Eastern time on July 25 to be part of this week’s contest, which will be judged by Times staff and Kathryn Howe, a Penguin Young Adult author.






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Currency Around the World

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:25am
Test your knowledge of the international currencies by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | addiction

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 921 New York Times articles in the past year.






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