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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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Plan to Build a New High School in Queens Collides With Local Sentiment

November 3, 2015 - 9:37pm
The proposal for a new public high school in Bayside to relieve overcrowding was denounced at a meeting of Community Board 11, which then voted to oppose it.









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Did Goldman Make the Grade?

November 3, 2015 - 9:22pm
Early-education experts are questioning the metrics used to measure the success of a public-private preschool program in Utah in which Goldman Sachs has invested.









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As Transgender Students Make Gains, Schools Hesitate at Bathrooms

November 3, 2015 - 8:55pm
Many schools have crafted policies that require transgender students to use private changing and showering facilities, drawing complaints of discrimination.









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Economic Scene: School vs. Society in America’s Failing Students

November 3, 2015 - 4:43pm
In tests, American students fall behind their peers in many countries, but adjusting for demography and access to resources gives a different picture.









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Bits Blog: The Digital Disparities Facing Lower-Income Teenagers

November 3, 2015 - 9:08am
With less access to computers and Internet connections at home, lower-income teenagers face “digital inequality,” a new study on children’s media use reports.









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2015

November 3, 2015 - 7:26am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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The Learning Network: Are You a Fair-Weather Fan?

November 3, 2015 - 5:00am
Or do you stay true to your teams no matter how tough a season they are having?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Cassini Seeks Insights to Life in Plumes of Enceladus, Saturn’s Icy Moon

November 3, 2015 - 4:30am
What are some of the other places in our solar system where scientists think life could possibly have taken hold?









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

November 3, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 360 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Illinois District Violated Transgender Student’s Rights, U.S. Says

November 2, 2015 - 9:00pm
The student, who identifies as a girl, had not been allowed to change and shower in the girls’ locker room without restrictions.









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Rift Emerges Among Gun Owners Over Concealing Weapons in Schools

November 2, 2015 - 11:09am
A dispute in a Michigan district is part of a larger debate over state legislation that is pitting open-carry groups — and gun control activists — against those who favor concealing guns at times.









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The Learning Network: Is Competitiveness an Obstacle to Making–or Keeping–Friendships?

November 2, 2015 - 8:56am
What role does competing with peers play in your social world?









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Nov. 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Russian Officials Investigate the Cause of a Jet Crash That Killed 224

November 2, 2015 - 4:31am
What are two possible causes of the crash that killed 224 people?









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice | The Lessons Football Can Teach

November 2, 2015 - 3:41am
This E.L.L. practice centers on the coaching style of Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks.









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

November 2, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in seven New York Times articles in the past two years year.









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Many Children Under 5 Are Left to Their Mobile Devices, Survey Finds

November 2, 2015 - 12:01am
Experts said a small, self-reported survey added to evidence that the unsupervised use of mobile screens is deeply woven into childhood experiences by age 4.









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