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A mildly hopeful sign of moderation in a category in which prices have risen faster than inflation for years.
The Learning Network Blog: Text to Text | ‘Twelve Years a Slave,’ and ‘An Escape That Has Long Intrigued Historians’
In this Text to Text, we pair an excerpt from “Twelve Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup with a recent Times article that discusses Mr. Northup’s narrative in the context of the antislavery literary genre.
Town-gown relations between Long Island University in Brooklyn and neighboring residents have worsened with a university proposal to expand its soccer field.
A Stanford psychologist found that affluent children had learned 30 percent more words from 18 months to 2 years of age than children from low-income homes.
Mr. Owens, a state senator and a former chief administrator of New York City’s antipoverty program, went to Congress from Brooklyn and remained there for 24 years.
Senator Edward J. Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, is investigating whether federal rules governing the sharing of student data provide adequate security and privacy protections.
How do you persuade young women to enter one of the most lucrative, flexible fields in the economy? Duh: Create a TV show.
Officials at City College insisted that a room’s charged history was not a factor when they decided that it would be better used as an annex for the school’s career services office.
The Army has decided to close R.O.T.C. programs at 13 universities, many in the South, as part of an effort to broaden its recruiting elsewhere, including in major cities.
Gov. Rick Perry will join university leaders and Israeli officials in Jerusalem on Wednesday to announce the creation of a branch campus in Nazareth, partly intended to extend Arabs’ access to higher education in Israel.
As No Child Left Behind awaits Congressional reauthorization, the tutoring industry is lobbying to include a version of the tutoring mandate in the updated law.
Why do some people routinely pay for the food ordered by people in the car behind them at fast food drive-through windows?
With students who know little about the law editing law reviews, they have become a target-rich environment for ridicule.
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