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Well: University Returns $1 Million Grant to Coca-Cola

November 6, 2015 - 11:01pm
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is giving back $1 million that was used to establish an advocacy group that played down the link between soft drinks and weight.









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Nude Photos by the Hundred Jolt Colorado School

November 6, 2015 - 9:03pm
The authorities were debating whether to file child pornography charges, including felony charges, in the sexting case at Cañon City High School.









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The Vault Apps That Keep Sexts a Secret

November 6, 2015 - 4:58pm
Students at a Colorado high school could face charges after using “photo vault” apps to keep illicit photos secret. But plenty of adults use the apps, too. Here’s how they work.









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Open Source: Oxford Students Want Statue of Cecil Rhodes Removed

November 6, 2015 - 4:09pm
Student protesters rallied at Oxford University’s Oriel College, calling for the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes, a British imperialist.









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The Learning Network: Film Club | ‘A Conversation About Growing Up Black’

November 6, 2015 - 5:30am
This short film explores what it’s like to be a young black man or boy growing up in America.









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The Learning Network: Is Your Family Stressed, Tired and Rushed?

November 6, 2015 - 5:05am
Do both your parents or guardians work? How stressed is your family as a whole? What do you think would make life better for all of you?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Australia Deploys Sheepdogs to Help a Penguin Colony Back From the Brink

November 6, 2015 - 4:30am
How might the lessons learned from Middle Island be useful in helping to protect other native species in Australia?









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

November 6, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 493 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Connecticut School Seeks to Expel 2 Accused of Wearing Columbine Costumes

November 5, 2015 - 8:33pm
Some residents in Litchfield said the threats played on widespread fears in a town that is less than an hour from Newtown, where a school massacre took place three years ago.









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Lawsuit Accuses Brooklyn Charter School of Failing to Provide Special Education Services

November 5, 2015 - 8:16pm
The suit, filed on behalf of five students at Achievement First Crown Heights, says the children were denied services and punished unfairly.









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The Learning Network: Before, During and After: Strategies From Our News Q’s Feature for Reading Nonfiction

November 5, 2015 - 9:30am
Eleven practical teaching strategies we use every school day to help students engage with current events.









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The Learning Network: Should Prostitution Be Legal?

November 5, 2015 - 5:00am
Does legalizing prostitution make women less vulnerable to abuse by criminals? Or, will decriminalization lead to higher rates of human trafficking without solving the issues of abuse and exploitation?









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Alabama Rolls Up Money, With Tide Lifting All Boats

November 5, 2015 - 5:00am
Over the past decade, the success of Alabama’s football program has become a powerful engine for the university’s economic and academic growth.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | As Transgender Students Make Gains, Schools Hesitate at Bathrooms

November 5, 2015 - 4:30am
Describe one case where the issue of transgender rights has come up in a school.









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

November 5, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 439 New York Times articles in the past year.









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CUNY Faculty Members Arrested After Staging Protest

November 4, 2015 - 11:13pm
As part of a demand for salary increases, the City University of New York faculty members blocked the entrance to the Midtown Manhattan building housing the administration’s offices.









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Special Section: Expectations Mount for Trustees in Higher Education

November 4, 2015 - 12:06pm
Unlike in years past, positions on a college’s or university’s board of trustees now require much more than a checkbook and a rubber stamp.









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The Learning Network: How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?

November 4, 2015 - 5:00am
Do they play an important role in your life or in your family’s social network?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Lionsgate Seeks to Build on Its Library of Film Properties With Theme Parks

November 4, 2015 - 4:30am
Do you think it’s a good idea to make the “Hunger Games” into a theme park?









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

November 4, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 26 New York Times articles in the past year.









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