Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Should Toys Be More Gender-Neutral?

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:00am
Does color coding toys pink and blue based on gender stereotypes reinforce gender biases?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | A Hemmed-In House in Seattle

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:48am
Here are several paragraphs from an April 12 article, “Coachella Festival Fends Off Rivals With Fresh Acts and Eye on Style.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Coachella Festival Fends Off Rivals With Fresh Acts and Eye on Style

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:30am
What concerts have you attended? What was your favorite? Why?






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Seven Allege Harassment by Yale Doctor at Clinic

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:08am
Federal lawsuits by seven plaintiffs allege a pattern of misconduct by Dr. Rex L. Mahnensmith, who was a director of the New Haven Dialysis Clinic.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day |bereavement

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 78 New York Times articles in the past year.






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National Briefing | South: Florida: Harvard Dean Chosen to Lead University of Miami

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:04pm
Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fund-raising at Harvard, was named the next president of the University of Miami.






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Atlanta Judge Urges Talks on Sentences in School Cheating Case

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:16pm
Judge Jerry W. Baxter said, he thought an appropriate sentence for educators convicted of altering test scores would mean sending them to jail. But then he had a change of heart.






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Some Parents Oppose Standardized Testing on Principle, but Not in Practice

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:47pm
Even parents who are uncomfortable with the exams are discovering that it is hard to push the button on the nuclear option — refusing to have their own children take them.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | April 13, 2015

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | April 13, 2015

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Should Schools Strive for Racial Diversity Among Teachers?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 5:02am
How important is it to have racial diversity among teachers at a school?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Reinvented Ice Cream Sandwich

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:42am
Here are several paragraphs from an April 9 article, “The Ice Cream Sandwich Comes of Age.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Hillary Clinton Announces Her Presidential Campaign

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:31am
How did Hillary Clinton start her presidential campaign?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | abscond

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in nine New York Times articles in the past year.






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State Again Sets Changes for Schools on Climate

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:33pm
West Virginia adopts new education standards that encourage students to debate climate change.






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Cooper Union Offers to Let President Go as Part of Deal With State Attorney General

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:15pm
A vote by the school’s board is meant to address an inquiry by the New York state attorney general’s office over finances and a decision to charge tuition.






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Pop Quiz: Quiz Answers

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 4:00pm
Stumped? Cybersmarts helps. Here’s how to figure these out.






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Talking Head: Reshaping Arizona State, and the Public Model

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:29pm
In 13 years in the job, Michael M. Crow has redesigned the American university.






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Pop Quiz: The Great Midwest Trivia Contest

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:29pm
A sampler of questions from Lawrence University’s 50th competition.






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Amenities: Folding Laundry

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 3:29pm
No more free service at Davidson College. Start the spin cycle, if you can.






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