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Student Demands: An Update

February 3, 2016 - 5:00am
Administrators have wrestled with a deluge of student demands related to cultural and racial issues on campus. Some have already been met.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Unemployed, Myanmar’s Elephants Grow Antsy, and Heavier

February 3, 2016 - 4:30am
What do you think Myanmar should do with its unemployed elephants?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | diva

February 3, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 179 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Flint’s Former Manager Resigns as Head of Detroit Schools

February 2, 2016 - 9:57pm
Darnell Earley, the state-appointed emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools, who had also managed Flint and oversaw its decision to draw its water from the Flint River, has resigned.









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Chicago Professor Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation

February 2, 2016 - 8:53pm
The resignation of Jason Lieb, a prominent molecular biologist, comes amid complaints about how universities handle sexual harassment in their science departments.









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Letitia James, New York Public Advocate, Sues Education Dept. Over Schools’ Disability Services

February 2, 2016 - 12:26pm
Ms. James said that because of a computer system’s shortcomings, children had been deprived of assistance and the city had lost out on Medicaid reimbursements.









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2016

February 2, 2016 - 7:25am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more. Look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | Is It Possible to Separate Art From the Artist Who Created It?

February 2, 2016 - 7:11am
Will you ever want to watch “The Cosby Show” again, after so many allegations have been leveled against its star?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | The Venus Flytrap, a Plant That Can Count

February 2, 2016 - 4:30am
What did researchers find out about the role that electrical impulses play in the Venus flytrap’s process of trapping and digesting prey?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | novelty

February 2, 2016 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 291 New York Times articles in the past year.









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The Appraisal: For a Group of Ninth Graders, Barclays Center Becomes a Classroom

February 1, 2016 - 9:42am
Whether it’s Ebbets Field or Barclays Center, a stadium can bring tremendous changes to its neighborhood, as one class at Packer Collegiate Institute is learning.









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Feb. 1, 2016

February 1, 2016 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2016 - 5:18am
In this post, English Language Learners explore Valentine’s Day traditions and choose the correct word to complete several sentences before expressing what they would tell a special someone in honor of the holiday.









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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Are Your Favorite Board Games?

February 1, 2016 - 5:01am
What do you think draws people to places where they can socialize while playing board games?









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The New Student Activists

February 1, 2016 - 5:00am
Black students and their allies are demanding change. Seven from colleges and universities around the country discuss the problem, their protests and themselves.









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Black America and the Class Divide

February 1, 2016 - 5:00am
The economic gap within the African-American community is one of the most important factors in the rise of Black Lives Matter, led by a new generation of college graduates and students.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | An Iowa Town Overlooked by Presidential Candidates

February 1, 2016 - 4:26am
What is surprising about the town of Eagle Grove, Iowa, in the current presidential election cycle?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | melee

February 1, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 74 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Students Say Racial Hostilities Simmered at Historic Boston Latin School

January 30, 2016 - 12:13pm
Two black students, employing YouTube videos and a hashtag, started a campaign to expose what they see as a hostile climate at Boston Latin School, a beacon of high achievement that was founded in 1635.









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Obama’s Budget Urges a Deeper Commitment to Computer Education

January 30, 2016 - 6:00am
The president seeks $4 billion to help states expand in an area he views as critical to young people’s success in a changing job market.









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