Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network Blog: Should the School Day Start Later?

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 5:00am
What do you think the most important benefits of a later start time would be? What might the disadvantages be?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Undercover Reports on School Security Raise Ethical Questions

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:30am
How do you feel about this kind of covert reporting to test the effectiveness of school security?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, March 18

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about the Cold War.
    





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Critic’s Notebook: Reading, Writing and Renewal (the Urban Kind)

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 1:24am
A new public school that also includes a community center and other public amenities is part of a joint project designed to revitalize a blighted section of East Baltimore.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | cascade

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 220 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Cardinal Dolan to Lobby for Tax Credit That Rewards Donations to Education

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:36pm
A proposal to create a state tax credit for donations to public schools and nonprofit scholarship funds is gathering steam and turning the archbishop of New York into something of a lobbyist.
    





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State Senate Rejects Bill Granting Tuition Aid to Illegal Immigrants

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:29pm
The legislation would have allowed students without proper immigration status to receive financial aid through state programs, if they met certain conditions.
    





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Continuing Education

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 7:54pm
High-achieving women are returning to jobs they left to care for children or aging parents, taking advantage of help offered by the banks and law firms that first hired them. Also, going to school to become an umpire or referee: In the big leagues, at least, the money is good.
    
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Motherlode Blog: How Do I Make the Most of My Paternity Leave?

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 4:54pm
We’d like to ask dads (and the moms or partners who know them) to share their wisdom about how to have the best possible paternity leave.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | March 11-17, 2014

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 3:35pm
Flight 370, March Madness, viral videos and more: How much do you know about this week’s news?
    





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International Education: Concerns Over Measurement of Fukushima Fallout

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:17pm
Japanese university researchers say that they still feel under pressure to play down the effects of the nuclear disaster.
    





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International Education: Concerns Over Measurement of Fukushima Fallout

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:11pm
Japanese university researchers say that they still feel under pressure to play down the effects of the nuclear disaster.
    





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Motherlode Blog: Please Don’t Call Me Mom

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:26pm
Perhaps these situations sound familiar. A nurse says to me, “Mom, how many hours does she sleep at night?” An activity leader: “Mom, pick-up is at 6.” A sales clerk: “Mom, do we need another size?” I’m not their mom.
    





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

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:24pm
Welcome to the NYT Motherlode’s first open thread. Got thoughts about news and family this week? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Who Are the Characters That Authors Should Be Writing About?

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:08am
Do you think books are mirrors or maps for their readers?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What’s Going On in This Picture? | March 17, 2014

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 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 3 p.m. Eastern time.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | In Public Referendum, Crimeans Vote to Secede from Ukraine, Join Russia

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 4:38am
What events occurred in Crimea over the past few days?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, March 17, 2014

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 4:15am
Would you ever eat a bug? View a slide show and fill in the blanks in our quiz to learn about people who cook and eat insects.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | hedonist

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 30 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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New Contenders Emerge in Quest to Identify Yale’s First African-American Graduate

Sun, 03/16/2014 - 11:20pm
The challengers include a student who was Yale’s first Jewish graduate and one whose his family was rich, slave-owning, and, by all accounts, white.
    





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