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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | The Roaring Twenties

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:35am
Test your knowledge of the 1920s by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | ennui

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 59 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Motherlode Blog: Need Kids to Follow Instructions? Don’t Ask. Tell.

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:29pm
“Do you want to put on your shoes now?” “Should we have macaroni and cheese for dinner?” “How about you go brush your teeth?” These are not really questions.






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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: University Regent Is Censured

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:18pm
A Texas House panel on Monday censured a University of Texas System regent for misconduct and incompetency, but it decided not to push for his removal.
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Global Health: Africa, With U.S. Help, Graduates More Doctors

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:52pm
An ambitious United States government project to strengthen medical education in sub-Saharan Africa is reporting broad progress.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Aug. 5-11, 2014

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:13pm
Take the quiz to see what you know about these news stories, and to find links to more information about each.






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Summer In ...: A College Beach Party With a Twist, and More Than a Few Wrinkles

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:09am
Instead of being overrun with partying youngsters, Kingsborough Community College’s beach is visited most often by older adults, who take summer classes at reduced rates.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | ‘A Safe Haven That Quickly Became a Place of Danger’ for Iraqi Refugees

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:29am
Who are the Yazidis, why have they been forced to leave their homes and what hardships have they encountered en route to refugee camps?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Plants

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:31am
Test your knowledge of plants by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | yore

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 80 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Beijing Journal: An Academy for the Elite Stirs a Culture Clash

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 10:53pm
The planned Yenching Academy at Peking University, which is aimed at producing “future leaders,” has stirred resistance from many students and professors.






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In Atlanta, Jury Selection Is Set to Begin in Test Scandal

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:10pm
Twelve former public school employees are accused of conspiring to alter and boost students’ standardized test scores.






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International Education: A New Ratio for the Japanese Cram School

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:01pm
Prep schools offering private or semiprivate instruction are a growing alternative to the usual large-group experience.






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International Education: Creating an Ever-Flexible Center for Tech Innovation

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:01pm
Cornell Tech, a campus being built by Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is preparing for a future it can't yet imagine.






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Motherlode Blog: If My Son Loves Football, Can He Still Love Me?

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 9:16am
My husband and I consider our family progressive. We’re all for boys in pink playing with dolls. But progressive really means letting your children choose what to love, and my son loves football.






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How to Learn the Law Without Law School

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:20pm
No degree. No debt. No problem? Why and how some aspiring lawyers are skipping law school.






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News Analysis: 99-Page Ruling in O’Bannon Case Is Missing Something: Clarity

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 5:06pm
Judge Claudia Wilken gave N.C.A.A. officials hope that any required changes might not be the death knell that seemed imminent.






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Sports of The Times: Prime Prep Academy, Founded by Deion Sanders, Comes Under Scrutiny

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:53pm
With its academics and its finances under fire, the Texas sports academy created by Deion Sanders, the Hall of Fame cornerback and N.F.L. commentator, is facing the loss of its state charter.






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Correlations: Study on Parental Longevity Is Short on Causation

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 12:51pm
Maybe parents who send their children to college will live longer, but a recent study did not prove it.






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

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 1:39pm
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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