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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Fostering a Deeper Understanding of Current Immigration Issues Using Infographics and Photographs

August 31, 2016 - 8:39am
This Reader Idea asks students to take a closer look at the issue of immigration.
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Lead Tests on New York City Schools’ Water May Have Masked Scope of Risk

August 31, 2016 - 5:00am
Officials said that fewer than 1 percent of samples taken had elevated lead levels. But a review of how the tests were conducted raises questions about the accuracy of the results.
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The Ethicist: Should a Teacher at a Sketchy College Help Recruit Students?

August 31, 2016 - 5:00am
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether the deceptions of your employer implicate you, when to tell your boss that a co-worker is a serial sex harasser and what to do about the swindler in the family.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Parenting

August 31, 2016 - 4:01am
In your opinion, are most parents over-protective these days? Do you think your own parents were too protective when you were younger?
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | chameleon

August 31, 2016 - 2:02am
This word has appeared in 65 New York Times articles in the past year.
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Investigation Finds Phillips Andover Faculty Engaged in Sexual Misconduct With Students

August 30, 2016 - 7:40pm
Three former faculty members were named by the head of the elite prep school after an investigation by a law firm, which examined cases from the 1970s and ’80s.
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College Group Sues U.S., Saying It’s Target of Political Agenda

August 30, 2016 - 6:47pm
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education says the Education Department is trying to put its colleges out of business by failing to classify them as nonprofit.
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Victim in New Hampshire Prep School ‘Senior Salute’ Case Speaks Out

August 30, 2016 - 12:36pm
Chessy Prout was 15 when she accused Owen Labrie of rape at St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., but he was convicted of lesser charges. She revealed her identity on the “Today” show Tuesday.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | Beyoncé at the V.M.A.s

August 30, 2016 - 11:37am
What do you think of Beyoncé and the messages of her visual album “Lemonade”?
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘France’s Highest Court Tells One Town It Cannot Ban the Burkini’

August 30, 2016 - 11:31am
What have many local goverments in France banned regarding women’s swimwear? How has France’s highest court responded to one such ban?
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 9 | On ‘Power Napping on Campus’

August 30, 2016 - 8:00am
The work of our winner, Sarah Ouslander, and a list of the eight runners-up and 22 honorable mentions who also impressed our judges this week.
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth’

August 30, 2016 - 5:00am
What’s your reaction to this discovery? Do you think it sounds promising enough to launch a spacecraft to get a closer look?
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$76 Where There Should Be $600,000: Missing City College Donation Prompts Inquiry

August 30, 2016 - 5:00am
The account is part of the holdings of the institution’s principal fund-raising arm, whose finances, as well as those of the college’s president, are already under scrutiny.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | dabble

August 30, 2016 - 2:00am
This word has appeared in 41 New York Times articles in the past year.
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Daniel Z. Nelson, Who Put Classrooms in High-Rises, Dies at 86

August 29, 2016 - 8:10pm
Mr. Nelson presided over the New York City Educational Construction Fund, a public benefit corporation that helped create classrooms in partnership with developers.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | pedagogy

August 29, 2016 - 7:50am
This word has appeared in 30 New York Times articles in the past year.
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The Learning Network: Picture Prompt | An Invention the World Needs

August 29, 2016 - 4:16am
What is another invention the world needs?
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Op-Ed Contributors: Why Did We Stop Teaching Political History?

August 29, 2016 - 3:21am
The topic is everywhere in the news, but it has disappeared from college campuses.
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University of Chicago Strikes Back Against Campus Political Correctness

August 26, 2016 - 9:10pm
A letter to incoming freshmen professed no support for “trigger warnings” or limits on what kinds of speech should be condoned on campus.
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ITT College Chain Barred From Enrolling Students With U.S. Aid

August 25, 2016 - 11:12pm
The for-profit chain also faces a series of other measures, including a payment of $153 million to the Department of Education.
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