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These students say their interest grew because of their heritage and that they are drawn to act as bridges between cultures — explaining the Arab world to Americans, and America (and sometimes Jews) to Arabs.
As the charter school movement grows, so do the number of schools in houses of worship and other buildings with religious connections.
The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘Enrique’s Journey’ and ‘In Trek North, First Lure Is Mexico’s Other Line’
In this edition of our new Text to Text series, we pair an excerpt from Sonia Nazario’s “Enrique’s Journey, a book that has been chosen as an all-campus read at more than 60 universities, with a recent Times piece about illegal immigration to the United States.
Teachers and students criticize the decision to deport a 19-year-old Armenian and a 15-year-old Kosovar girl, whom police had forced off a school bus.
As the autumn foliage reaches its peak in parts of the United States, we present this timely Poetry Pairing. It features “Raking Near the Great Works,” a poem by Megan Grumbling, and the article “Pedal Peepers in Vermont” by Katie Zezima.
Difficulties in having payments properly applied to a student loan balance is a common complaint to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The state Public Health Council voted Wednesday to stop automatically sending letters home with public school students about their weight.
The Learning Network Blog: On Glowing Pickles and Undiscovered Galaxies: Student STEM Contest Winners
Eleven winners of the contest we ran in collaboration with Science Times this September describe engaging, hands-on projects in science, math and engineering.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that he has agreed to release $45 million for the Philadelphia schools.
The Learning Network Blog: How to Get Your Last Name Posted After You Win a Learning Network Student Contest
If you have been chosen as a winner in a Learning Network contest at any time since Sept. 2013, you can now follow these directions to have your last name added to the announcement.
Bashir Mason, 29, is balancing his duties as men’s basketball coach at Wagner with student teaching, his final requirement for a master’s in education.