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The Learning Network: Does Stress Affect Your Ability to Make Good Decisions?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:03am
How can you learn to make better decisions while experiencing stress?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Mental Health and Gun Control Measures in New York

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:39am
How is New York trying to keep guns from those identified by mental health professionals as potentially dangerous?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Instagram Influencers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:10am
Here are the first eight paragraphs of the Oct. 15 article “Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Urban Renewal: Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:30am
More young people are moving to the very heart of cities, even in economically troubled places like Buffalo and Cleveland.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | liability

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 3,280 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Football Players in Sayreville, N.J., Recall Hazing

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 9:39pm
The investigation may be complicated by conflicting accounts from witnesses and some of the freshman football players targeted by older members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School team.






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Girl Scouts Debate Their Place in a Changing World

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 8:51pm
The organization has spent years moving away from its roots in camping and crafts to embrace more modern-day themes. Now some are pushing for a return to tradition.
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Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 4:07pm
The first products from a partnership between the nonprofit producer of “Sesame Street” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk could be available early next year.






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International Education: British Universities Get Good News

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:24pm
A study released this month says that by 2024, Britain will add 83,000 foreign graduate students to the nearly quarter-million it hosted in 2013.






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International Education: Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known Boundaries

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:13pm
A group of authors and researchers met this month to support engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs in aiming higher with technology, despite elusive grants.






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Motherlode Blog: There’s Cancer In My Future. How Am I Supposed to Feel?

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 8:07am
I know I have the BRCA 1 mutation, and I know I have a strong chance of developing ovarian or breast cancer. But I am 32 years old, and I don’t know what to do with that knowledge.






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Remains Found in Search for Hannah Graham, Near University of Virginia

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 8:06pm
A crew looking for Ms. Graham, a student who disappeared last month, discovered human remains outside Charlottesville, officials said.






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School District on Long Island Is Told It Must Teach Immigrants

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:44pm
The guidance came after complaints that children who are in the U.S. illegally had been barred from public school classes in Hempstead.






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Arts | Long Island: Calidore String Quartet to Make Stony Brook University Its Home

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:52pm
The Calidore String Quartet will be artists-in-residence and visiting faculty at Stony Brook University through the end of the 2015-16 academic year.






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Motherlode Blog: Family Dinners for a Complicated Week

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:35pm
This week features a lot of moving parts at our house, and dinner will not be the focus. But it still has to be planned and provided, even if not necessarily cooked.






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

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:52am
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: Your Child Has Lice? Spread the Word.

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:04am
If we want to have any chance at defeating, or better yet avoiding, lice, we’re going to have to be willing to talk about them.






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The Learning Network: Ideas for E.L.L.s | Civics and Citizenship

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:32am
The 2014 elections are just around the corner, and they provide many opportunities for inviting E.L.L.s to be more active citizens.






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The Learning Network: How Sexist Is the Gaming World?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:09am
Are you an avid video game player? Do you feel the industry and culture of the gaming world is dominated by men and boys? If so, what effects of that have you seen?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | After 29 Years, Royals Waste No Time

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:55am
When did the Kansas City Royals last win a championship?






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