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The Learning Network: News Q’s | ‘A Rare Chance to Pursue a New Path’ for U.S. and Iran

January 19, 2016 - 4:29am
What events occurred last weekend in regard to U.S. and Iranian diplomacy?









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Sinosphere: Chinese Students and U.S. Universities Connect Through a Third Party

January 19, 2016 - 4:01am
A private company that conducts interviews of prospective students helps American colleges keep up with the growing number of applicants from China.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | ratiocination

January 19, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles in the past three years.









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3 Dead in Murder-Suicide Near SUNY Geneseo

January 18, 2016 - 7:33pm
Colin Kingston, a 24-year-old former student at the university, fatally stabbed two current students, one of whom was his ex-girlfriend, in a house near campus, the police said.









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University of Cincinnati to Pay $4.85 Million to Family of Man Killed by Officer

January 18, 2016 - 5:12pm
The university will pay a settlement and provide free undergraduate education to the 12 children of Samuel DuBose, an unarmed black man who was shot by a campus policeman.









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The Learning Network: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

January 18, 2016 - 3:40am
Although we have many resources in our ever-growing M.L.K. Day collection, this year we want to highlight one in particular, an essay that appeared in The New York Times Magazine in September.









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At Art Students League, Air Rights and Airing Grievances

January 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
A lawsuit is challenging the way decisions are made — including selling rights to a high-rise next door — at the nonprofit art school in Manhattan.









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Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom

January 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
Much of the money pouring into ed tech is going to start-ups focused on corporate training or professional skills, creating greater financing hurdles for companies that develop apps for school use.









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Death of 3 Columbia Students Raises Fears Over Trips Abroad

January 15, 2016 - 8:21pm
A bus crash involving Columbia students in Honduras highlighted concerns over the safety of the many students studying or volunteering in foreign countries.









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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Memento’

January 15, 2016 - 7:03am
In this Poetry Pairing, Lily Cao’s poem “Memento” appears with a 2012 article, “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” by Alex Williams.









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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘China’s Web Junkies’

January 15, 2016 - 5:30am
This short documentary shows the inner workings of an inpatient Internet addiction rehabilitation center where Chinese teenagers are “deprogrammed.”









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The Learning Network: Student Question | When Was the Last Time You Did Something That Scared or Challenged You?

January 15, 2016 - 5:02am
Would you be interested in trying a “Year of Yes” experiment? How about a “Week of Yes” or even just a “Day of Yes”?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | New Dinosaur Poses Question: Does This Museum Make Me Look Fat?

January 15, 2016 - 4:30am
What were some of the final challenges the museum faced in assembling the titanosaur?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | diorama

January 15, 2016 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 40 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Cuomo to Continue Shrinking State’s Share of CUNY’s Costs

January 14, 2016 - 9:08pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s new budget would shift one-third of the City University’s costs to the city from the state, displeasing Mayor Bill de Blasio.









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Stories Spill Out as Spotlight Is Shined on Sexism in Astronomy

January 14, 2016 - 6:28pm
Female students and professionals have been using the hashtag #astroSH to share stories of how sexism has affected them.









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A Push to Make Harvard Free Also Questions the Role of Race in Admissions

January 14, 2016 - 12:30pm
The slate of five running for the Board of Overseers, which helps set strategy for the university, was put together by a conservative advocate from California.









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The Learning Network: Student Contest | Our Third Annual 15-Second Vocabulary Video Challenge

January 14, 2016 - 10:02am
Along with Vocabulary.com, our collaborators for Word of the Day, we invite you to create a short video that defines or teaches any of the words in our now nearly 1500-words strong collection.









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Joel Klein, Ex-New York Schools Chancellor, to Join Health Insurance Start-Up

January 14, 2016 - 9:00am
Mr. Klein, who left the schools in 2010 to work for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation as leader of a digital education division, will become a top executive at Oscar.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Man Cuddles 1,500-Pound Bear (and Lives to Share the Video)

January 14, 2016 - 8:48am
What does the Orphaned Wildlife Center do, and where is it?









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