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Education News from NY Times
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What do you look for when thinking about where you’d like to travel? Are you more excited by cities or nature? Adventure or peace and quiet? Nightlife or daytime activities? Going somewhere new or revisiting old places you’ve always loved?
Since New York City lifted its long-held prohibition on cellphones in schools, teenagers have been eating up their schools' bandwidth.
The Learning Network: Lesson Plan | Analyzing Maps to Better Understand Global Current Events and History
In this lesson, we provide strategies to help students accurately interpret maps, and we suggest ways for using current event maps as a tool to better understand both history and what’s going on in the world today.
The Times asked adult readers this same question this week and, now that President Obama has given his final State of the Union address, we pose it to you. What are our biggest problems? What are the most hopeful things about America in 2016?
The president will talk with an Omaha teacher who wrote to him about her concerns as a mother, one of many such conversations with Americans he hopes to pursue this year.
Before you read the article, take a guess: What do you think the odds of winning this week’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot would be if you bought one ticket?
Her first book, ‘On the Run’ — about the lives of young black men in West Philadelphia — has fueled a fight within sociology over who gets to speak for whom.
The highest proportion was in South Sudan, where more than half the school-age children are not in school.
The announcement, which also noted that just over 78 percent of state students earned a diploma, came as state officials met to consider changes in graduation requirements.
In this post, English Language Learners investigate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., learn about idioms, and discuss monuments they have seen or know about.
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