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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | incandescent

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 88 New York Times articles in the past year.






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The Learning Network: Analyzing the Elements of Art: Six Ways to Think About Shape

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:11pm
a collaboration with KQED Art School to explore one of the seven elements of visual art — shape — and suggest ways to apply the ideas to images and articles found in The New York Times.






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Your Money Adviser: 529 College Savings Plans in a State of Evolution

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 9:51pm
Small adjustments aimed at making the popular accounts more flexible have either been enacted or are proposed.
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Lack of Diversity Persists in Admissions to New York City’s Elite High Schools

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:51pm
Five percent of the students offered placement in eight specialized high schools were black and 7 percent were Hispanic, according to statistics released on Thursday.
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Motherlode Blog: How Not to Be ‘That’ Sports Parent

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:22pm
If your child can tell you’re unhappy during the game, you’re doing it wrong.
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Motherlode Blog: Live Chat About Finding That ‘Sweet Spot’ in Life and Work

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:06pm
Join me and “The Sweet Spot” author Christine Carter for a live chat about finding your groove at home and work on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 Eastern.






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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Wild Peaches’

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:33pm
Elinor Wylie’s poem “Wild Peaches” and the article “Their Own Museum” by Penelope Green appear in this Poetry Pairing.






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Feminists and Feminism, Yesterday and Today

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:33pm
Do you consider yourself a feminist? How would you define the word? Here are a few selected pieces from the 1897 to today showing how The New York Times has reported on feminism over the years.






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The Cost of College: Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:37am
With information technology poised to transform degrees, students will be able to acquire credentials at a fraction of today’s costs.
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Motherlode Blog: Why Schools Should Undermine Moral Teachings

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:40am
All men are created equal. True or False … or Opinion?






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Motherlode Blog: Teenagers, Dealing With Addiction, on What Might Have Helped

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:07am
Students in a rehab program answer the question, “Was there anything that anyone could have said to you that would have affected your drug use?”






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The Learning Network: What Are Your TV Habits?

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:08am
How much TV do you watch? Do you feel guilty when you watch too much? What does what you watch say about you?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Ferguson Police Routinely Violate Rights of Blacks, Justice Dept. Finds

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:30am
What types of constitutional violations did the Justice Department cite in a scathing report about the Ferguson Police Department?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Looking for Kicks in New York City

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 4:51am
Here are several paragraphs from a March 4 article, “ ‘New York Spring Spectacular’ Brings High Kicks to Radio City Music Hall.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | welter

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 79 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Yale Report Clears Police Officer in Encounter With Student

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:13am
The officer had approached the student, who was leaving a library, with his gun drawn and briefly detained him after reports of an intruder.






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A Charter School Rally Duels With Teachers’ Unions in Albany

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:02pm
Charter schools and teachers’ unions from New York City gathered for competing events and to press their causes in Albany.






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New York City Adds 2 Muslim Holy Days to Public School Calendar

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:20pm
The addition of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha to the calendar fulfills a campaign pledge from Mayor Bill de Blasio and represents the increasing influence of the city’s Muslim community.






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Motherlode Blog: Shelf, iPad, Bed Table: Reading, February 2015

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:53pm
What I bought, what I read, what I thought I’d read and what I put down and never picked back up this February.






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More Children Eat Fruit in School, Study Shows

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:41pm
The study found that from the time new nutritional guidelines went into effect in 2012 through last year, the percentage of students choosing fruits increased to 66 percent from 54 percent.
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