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The educators who stood trial were indicted in 2013 after questions about how Atlanta students had substantially improved scores on a test given throughout Georgia.
What do I want to be when I get older? What career would I excel at? How will I get a job? These are questions students everywhere think about, and this universal interest makes work and careers an engaging topic to explore when teaching English language development.
Exhausted parents have seized on a recent study claiming that parenting time doesn’t matter, but the research is misleading.
The Learning Network: Is the Indiana Religious Freedom Law an ‘Invitation to Discriminate Against Gays’?
Have you been following the news about the storms of protest over a new Indiana law that could make it easier for religious conservatives to refuse service to gay couples? What is your reaction? Why?
This issue of 6 Q’s links to resources from both in and outside The Times to explore April Fools’ Days past and present.
Here are several paragraphs from a March 30 article, “Modern Explorers Seek a Place in a GPS World.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
The final budget bill, to be voted on Tuesday, also includes new measures for improving chronically struggling schools.
At $1.2 billion, Syracuse’s is the largest university endowment to divest entirely of fossil fuel stocks.
Changes in the job market have led to declining enrollment at law schools, but several new studies show reasons to be optimistic about a career in law.
Although raising the wages of low earners is a worthy goal, the biggest cause of increasing inequality is the sharp rise in income at the very top.
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.
Does your family have traditions centered on food and meals? Do you have traditional songs you sing or music you listen to as a family? Are there routines or rituals you participate in together?
Here are several paragraphs from a March 29 article, “Grown-Ups Get Out Their Crayons.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
State authorities filed suit to block the closing of Sweet Briar College, giving a boost to alumnae and faculty who are fighting to save the 114-year-old women’s liberal arts institution.
The court declined to review a case involving the Education Department’s longstanding policy barring religious organizations from using public school facilities.
The proposal by city leaders would end emergency management and return control to an elected school board.
The effort is part of an international push to reshape the program that for more than a century has sent promising students to the University of Oxford.