Education News from NY Times
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Here are several paragraphs from a March 24 article, “For Michelle Obama, Girlie Clothes That Lean In.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to be retrained after an arrest that left a University of Virginia student bloodied and shouting allegations of racism.
University of Mississippi students, employees and other supporters of Daniel W. Jones criticized the plan to change leaders as wrapped in secrecy and threatening to the future of a place that has often been central to the image of the state.
A fraternity member expelled from the University of Oklahoma said he was sorry for his role in the videotaped incident and ashamed that he participated.
The Learning Network: Hidden Life Forms: Investigating Microbial Diversity on Our Bodies and in Our Homes
In this lesson, students learn about how and why scientists are studying the biodiversity of previously unexplored places, such as the insides of homes and the surface of the human body.
Use of standardized tests to measure students’ progress, and teachers’ effectiveness, has been found to have unintended consequences.
Here are several paragraphs from a March 23 article, “Bok Kai Festival in Marysville Brings Touch of 19th Century to 21st.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
A new approach uses openness and humor to make “The Talk” less dreadful for parents and children alike.
In the Travel section, an adventurer who has trekked, rowed and and biked all over the world extolled the virtues of just taking simple trips close to home to help you shift perspective and feel happier. What “microadventures” near where you live can you imagine? Read the article, then post some ideas.
A spokeswoman for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said that the Dream Act, which would allow high school graduates who are undocumented immigrants to apply for state aid to college, might have to be taken up later.
The pressure Hillary Rodham Clinton faces shows the demands she will have to contend with on a number of divisive domestic issues that flared up during the Obama administration.
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Here are several paragraphs from a March 23 article, “New LED Streetlights Shine Too Brightly for Some in Brooklyn.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
The announcement came four months after a now-discredited report in Rolling Stone magazine of a gang rape at a fraternity rocked the campus.