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Judge, Citing Inequality, Orders Connecticut to Overhaul Its School System

September 7, 2016 - 9:12pm
In a decision that could fundamentally reshape public education in the state, a judge on Wednesday ordered changes in everything from how schools are financed to how teachers are paid and evaluated.
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Downfall of ITT Technical Institutes Was a Long Time in the Making

September 7, 2016 - 8:11pm
More than a decade ago, students found themselves locked out as federal agents searched for evidence of fraud.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Floating

September 7, 2016 - 8:15am
What’s the story behind this photo?
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The Learning Network: How to Teach With Our Picture Prompts (and Other Times Images)

September 7, 2016 - 8:00am
We’re introducing a new, accessible, image-driven feature for the school year. Here are several ways you can use it, with English language learners or with any students for whom Times articles can be challenging.
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The Learning Network: What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew About You?

September 7, 2016 - 5:00am
What do your teachers not understand about you or your fellow students that you wish they did?
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The Education Issue: An Effective but Exhausting Alternative to High-School Suspensions

September 7, 2016 - 5:00am
When kids get into trouble at school, traditional forms of discipline often lead to more trouble. Is there a more productive way to change behavior?
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘I’ve Become a Racist’: Migrant Wave Unleashes Danish Tensions Over Identity

September 7, 2016 - 4:43am
How has the recent influx of immigrants caused political tension in Denmark? How are similar tensions playing out all over Europe right now?
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Op-Ed Columnist: Where Are Veterans at Our Elite Colleges?

September 7, 2016 - 3:21am
The dearth of ex-military students at some colleges is shameful.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | oculist

September 7, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past eight years.
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Parents Sue After New York State Denies Money to ‘Failing’ Schools

September 6, 2016 - 8:38pm
In a lawsuit against two agencies, the plaintiffs say a promise was broken when nine schools labeled “persistently failing” showed improvement but were removed from a program that offers grants.
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ITT Educational Services Closes Campuses

September 6, 2016 - 7:17pm
The move by the for-profit educational company — which cited strict new federal rules — leaves thousands of students and employees with few options.
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L.I.U.-Brooklyn Locks Out Professors Amid Contract Dispute

September 6, 2016 - 6:31pm
Administrators at the university, which canceled the faculty members’ health insurance over the weekend, said pre-emptive measures were necessary to prevent a possible strike.
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The Learning Network: Announcing Our 2016-17 Student Contest Calendar

September 6, 2016 - 4:29pm
A list of all the student contests we will be running on The Learning Network this school year.
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Campuses Cautiously Train Freshmen Against Subtle Insults

September 6, 2016 - 11:54am
Many orientation programs now cover “microaggressions” in addition to addressing issues of diversity and sexual consent.
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The Learning Network: Student Question | Dressing Up Like Creepy Clowns: Freedom of Expression or Public Nuisance?

September 6, 2016 - 11:29am
What, if anything, should be done about unwanted clowns who appear in public?
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 10 | On ‘The Age of Post-Truth Politics’

September 6, 2016 - 11:23am
The final group of winners for our 2016 Summer Reading Contest.
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The Learning Network: Welcome to School Year 2016-17

September 6, 2016 - 7:45am
The Learning Network marks its 18th birthday this month. To celebrate, we’re refreshing the site, with a new look and feel we hope will make it even easier for you to teach and learn with Times content.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | An Act of Kindness

September 6, 2016 - 7:25am
When have you ever witnessed or been the recipient of a meaningful act of kindness?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | implode

September 6, 2016 - 7:24am
This word has appeared in 48 New York Times articles in the past year.
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘Kolkata Testifies to the Grace of Mother Teresa, Its New Saint’

September 6, 2016 - 7:23am
What are some of the reactions to Mother Teresa’s canonization from people who knew her in India?
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