Education News from NY Times
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In studies, giving students recess immediately before lunch rather than immediately after was correlated with a decrease in food waste and an increase in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten at lunch. But many schools still resist the change.
Free-climbing? BASE jumping? Tightrope-walking? Which extreme sports interest you most, whether as a fan or a participant? Why?
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 9 article, “When Autocorrect Goes Horribly Right.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
Professor Berns’s dissatisfaction with Cornell’s response to a takeover of a campus building by black students in 1969 fueled a group of intellectuals who blamed liberalism for many ills.
Professor Degler, a Stanford historian, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the role of women, the poor and minorities in the nation’s evolution.
Lamar Alexander, the chairman of the committee that oversees education, has drafted a bill that would give more freedom in testing to the states.
In an effort to meet a State Supreme Court order, Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington has proposed $1.4 billion in new tax revenue, with much of it going to schools.
Detroit emerged late last year from emergency management and bankruptcy, but some officials worry that the woes of its public schools threaten to slow efforts to remake the city.
A middle school principal wants to stockpile cans of corn and peas in classrooms for students to hurl at possible intruders as a last defense.
“If overtreatment is defined as instances in which an individual may have fared as well or better with less or perhaps no intervention,” says a new report, “then modern obstetric care has landed in a deep quagmire.”
Maybe, back when we had so much more of it, I left enough money in a coat pocket to buy the gallon of milk I can’t afford now.
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Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 8 article, “Turning a New Year’s Resolution Into Action With the Facts.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
After Latisha Hopewell’s older daughter began asking questions about why she had left college, she knew it was time to pursue a degree.
The University of Virginia, guided by the local police, on Monday reinstated Phi Kappa Psi, the fraternity at the center of a magazine article detailing gang rape allegations that later came into question.