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

October 23, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 124 New York Times articles in the past year.









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5 Facing Murder Charges in Baruch Hazing Death Appear in Court

October 22, 2015 - 9:01pm
Lawyers for the fraternity members, who have remained tight-lipped since the charges were announced, said prosecutors had overreached by pursuing the murder counts.









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After Ruling, Paul Smith’s College Won’t Get Weills’ $20 Million Renaming Gift

October 22, 2015 - 8:29pm
A state judge this month refused to allow the college to break the terms of its founder’s will, which stipulated that the college be named Paul Smith’s in perpetuity.









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The Learning Network: Thinking Critically: Reading and Writing Culture Reviews

October 22, 2015 - 2:38pm
In this lesson, we invite students to explore the cultural offerings around them and write reviews about what they experience. We use Times models to help them through the process.









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The Learning Network: Student Contest | Write a Review

October 22, 2015 - 2:36pm
We invite you to play critic and submit an original review to our newest student contest. Deadline: Nov. 24, 2015.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | How Emojis Find Their Way to Phones

October 22, 2015 - 10:24am
What are some of the latest group of 67 emojis the Unicode Consortium is voting on whether to induct?









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The Learning Network: What Issues in the 2016 Presidential Race Are Most Important to You?

October 22, 2015 - 5:08am
Which of the issues mentioned here — abortion, climate change, gun violence, the economy, immigration, same-sex marriage — are most important to you? What other issues — whether education, health care, foreign policy or anything else — do you care about?









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Gender Gap: A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls

October 22, 2015 - 3:30am
Poverty and related problems hurt all children in things like school readiness, but a study finds boys are more sensitive to such factors.









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

October 22, 2015 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 281 New York Times articles in the past year.









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National Briefing | West: Hawaii: Third Observatory to Be Shut on Mauna Kea

October 21, 2015 - 11:14pm
The University of Hawaii said that a third observatory would be taken from Mauna Kea, fulfilling the governor’s request to reduce the number of telescopes from a mountain many consider sacred.









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South African Students Clash With Police in Cape Town Over Tuition

October 21, 2015 - 12:52pm
Hundreds of students protesting a planned 6 percent tuition increase tried to force their way into the Parliament building during a speech by the finance minister.









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The Learning Network: If You Could Time-Travel, Where Would You Go?

October 21, 2015 - 8:27am
If you could time-travel to any year or era past or future, where would you go? Why? Are you more interested in visiting the past or the future?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | South and North Koreans, Separated Almost a Lifetime, Reunite Briefly

October 21, 2015 - 4:47am
How has the long political divide on the Korean peninsula affected families separated by the war?









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China Turns to Online Courses, and Mao, for Soft-Power Mission

October 21, 2015 - 4:47am
Offerings on a range of subjects could expose millions of overseas students to Chinese culture, if worries about academic freedom, quality and propaganda can be overcome.









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

October 21, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Test Scores Decline as New Jersey Aligns Exams With Common Core

October 20, 2015 - 10:38pm
The results from the 2014-2015 school year show that there is “still much work to be done,” the state education commissioner said.









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Family of Ahmed Mohamed, Student Clockmaker, to Move to Qatar

October 20, 2015 - 8:29pm
Ahmed, 14, who was detained after he took to his school a clock, which a teacher feared was a bomb, has won a full scholarship to a science program in Doha.









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Palo Alto Journal: At Stanford, an Affair Reveals Accusations of Discrimination

October 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
A romantic triangle and the dean’s resignation from the Graduate School of Business stir up old and new charges in Silicon Valley about abuses of power.









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Oct. 13-19, 2015

October 20, 2015 - 7:15am
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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