Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Health Literacy

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:08am
Test your knowledge of terms that are key to good health by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:30am
Do you agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling? Should the police need a warrant before being allowed to conduct a cellphone search? Why?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | malicious

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 180 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Starting Out Behind: Q. and A. About Student Debt

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:38pm
Readers have questions. Co-authors of a recent study from the Brookings Institution have answers.






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Motherlode Blog: The First Rule of Stir-Fries: Be Prepared

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:37pm
Martha Rose Shulman, the Recipes for Health columnist and cookbook author, lays the groundwork for stir-fries, and answers readers’ questions.






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Motherlode Blog: My Yearly Camp Permethrin Dance

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:35am
The week before my two eldest children headed off for a month of open-air sleeping in the woods of northwest Virginia, I made a permethrin solution and soaked their clothes in it.






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Building Blocks of Vocabulary

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:50am
Test your knowledge of vocabulary and its foundations by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:49am
What does a study show about what happened to risk-taking, socially precocious 13-year-olds in later years?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | satirical

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 312 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Motherlode Blog: Read to a Tiny Baby? Yes

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:14pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics now advises doctors to recommend reading to infants, and for good reason. Reading is a habit best formed early.






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De Blasio Offers Easier Access to City Money for Special Education

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:38pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a series of changes to make it easier for special-needs students in New York to receive private schooling at public expense.
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Shift in Law on Disability and Students Shows Lapses

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:55pm
The Education Department said that it would evaluate growth in students with disabilities over time and will compare their test scores with those of students not designated with special needs.






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Motherlode Blog: Sperm Donation Puts a New Layer on an Old Friendship

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 2:30pm
Becoming the sperm donor for my friend and her wife is changing our friendship, but we’re learning (the hard way) that it’s strong enough to hold.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A Chiseled Bodybuilder, Frail Clients and a Fitness Story for the Ages

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:30am
How has Martin Luther King Addo helped the seniors in the Southbridge Towers community?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Dance

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 3:27am
Test your knowledge of dance by playing our crossword.






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Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:11am
With the increased recognition that reading to children enhances vocabulary and other important skills, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking its members to become advocates.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | delusion

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 201 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Starting From Behind: The Reality of Student Debt Is Different From the Clichés

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:01am
A new research paper finds that typical debt burdens have not risen significantly over the last two decades.






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College Group Run for Profit Reaches Deal for U.S. Cash

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 8:13pm
Corinthian Colleges, long under government scrutiny, will receive $16 million and produce a transitional operating plan, outlining which schools it will sell and which it will phase out.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | June 17-23, 2014

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 3:37pm
How well did you follow the news this week? Test yourself to see how you do against others taking the quiz.






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