Education News from NY Times

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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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | polarize

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 20 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Workforce Investment Act Leaves Many Jobless and in Debt

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 9:25pm
Millions of Americans have trained for new careers through the $3.1 billion Workforce Investment Act, but many have not found new jobs and are instead faced with thousands of dollars of debt.






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International Education: The Challenges of ‘Higher-Education Emergencies’

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:03pm
Without technological support and with a lack of financing, an experiment in online courses at an African refugee camp fell short.






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Briefly: International Education: Harvard Keeps Top Spot in Global University Ranking

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:03pm
Harvard University has retained the top spot in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, a position it has held for the past 12 years.






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International Education: In Scottish Referendum, a Push for Young Voters

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:01pm
As the Sept. 18 Scottish independence referendum approaches, campaigners are reaching out to students to explain what the vote could mean for them.






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Motherlode Blog: After a Miscarriage, Seeking Permission to Grieve

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:01am
I bought the milk in the refrigerator while I was still pregnant. When I sent that text, the baby was already dead, and I didn’t know it yet.






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Opinion: Teaching Is Not a Business

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:09pm
Reformers misunderstand how central human relationships are to the educational process.
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