Education News from NY Times

Inquiry Urged on Air Force Academy’s Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:19pm
Two senators asked for an independent investigation into allegations that Air Force Academy officials punished an investigator and the cadet informant who helped him look into drug use and sexual assault among football players.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | A Mini Golf Champion

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:45am
We have dropped a word in each of the first six paragraphs. Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | The Nearly Invisible World

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:34am
Why are the depths of the world’s oceans home to transparent creatures?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Animal Life

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:26am
Test your knowledge of animal life by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | poignancy

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 77 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Notre Dame Is Rocked by Charges of Academic Cheating

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:57pm
Notre Dame, a top college football program known for academic rigor, changed its media day plans at the last minute as it wrestles with allegations that players cheated on class work.






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National Briefing | South: Tennessee: Case Over Test Fraud Is Shut

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:29pm
Prosecutors said four people caught in a teacher certification fraud scheme have agreed to stop teaching, ending the federal case involving teachers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Winner, Week 8 | The Art of Cabbage-Walking

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 5:15pm
Our winner this week was ClaireMCHS2014, and our Penguin Young Readers guest judge was K.A. Harrington.






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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Should Siblings Spectate?

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:18pm
Is sibling attendance at a brother or sister’s sports or other events part of being a supportive family, or “dragging them along?”






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Motherlode Blog: And Then The Dog Died: Things You Can’t Plan for When Planning a Move

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:53am
I thought I’d planned for all the changes coming our way when my family moved to a new city. Then — silly me — I realized you can’t plan for the unexpected.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Dumping Ice to Raise Money and Awareness

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 4:30am
How much money has the Ice Bucket Challenge raised this summer?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Ancient Greek Theater

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:30am
Test your knowledge of ancient Greek theater by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | coincidence

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 569 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:35pm
New policies with the aim of keeping students out of the court system will end citations for minor offenses like fighting or defacing school property.






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Fight on Common Core Is Dividing Louisiana

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:08pm
The fight has generated two dueling lawsuits, a standoff between Gov. Bobby Jindal and the state superintendent of education he appointed, and a sense of chaos among educators and parents.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Aug. 12-18, 2014

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:38pm
Take the quiz to see what you know about these news stories, and to find links to more information about each.






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Motherlode Blog: Viral Video Parents and Non-Photo Sharers Debate

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:45am
Is sharing videos and pictures a violation of a child’s right to privacy, or a simple act to remain connected to friends and family?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Female Rappers

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:44am
Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | “Be Free” Strikes a Chord

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:52am
What happened when J. Cole released his new song “Be Free” on Friday?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | The 1950s

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:37am
Test your knowledge of the 1950s by playing our crossword.






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