Education News from NY Times
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Here are several paragraphs from a 2010 article by the editor of the Modern Love column. Called “Explaining the Irrational: Here Goes …,” it is his answers to “head-scratching questions about love.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names
Why do you think there are so few memorials and historical markers commemorating lynchings in the South?
The government increased security after the episode, but it also put new focus on teachers, who are expected to instill republican values and the concept of the rule of law.
The university’s reach into the Middle East showed the perils of mixing liberal ideals with an economy dependent on impoverished migrant workers.
Stopping at a highway rest stop, my 4-year-old spotted a group of uniformed Marines paying for snacks. “Mommy!” she exclaimed, “look at ALL those daddies!” We’re never really alone.
What I bought, what I read, what I thought I’d read and what I put down and never picked back up this January.
A federal program called Income-Based Repayment has the potential to reshape the student debt landscape. But there are many questions.
She’s just a baby, albeit a premature baby, doing exactly what a baby her age should do. But that hasn’t stopped us from losing sleep over her.
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 6 article, “15 Minutes of Fame? More Like 15 Seconds of Nanofame.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
University of California students will have to be vaccinated against measles and other diseases under rules that take effect in 2017.
Educational institutions, teachers and students have been targeted despite legal protections of gender equality, a report finds.
A report commissioned and financed by the oil industry asserts that portfolios lacking energy-sector stocks have suffered compared with those that have them.
Monday is my day off. My “me” day. Just me, and my work, alone, in the house. Unless it’s a snow day — and this year, Monday always seems to be a snow day.
The nation’s education minister is sounding dire alarms against foreign influence on its campuses, calling for a ban on textbooks that promote Western ideas — except if that idea is Communism.
The Learning Network: Should Brian Williams’s Misleading Personal Account of a 2003 Event Cast Doubt on His Journalistic Integrity?
Does it matter that news anchor Brian Williams told an inaccurate story about something that happened in 2003?