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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Police Use High-Tech Lures to Reel In Bike Thieves

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:30am
What do you think about the tactic of using “bike bait?” Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, May 29, 2014

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 4:13am
Can you choose the best meaning of “imprimatur,” as it is used in the article?






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Radu Florescu, Scholar Who Linked Dracula and Vlad the Impaler, Dies at 88

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:06am
Professor Florescu wrote books that sought to identify Vlad, the 15th-century monarch, as the historical inspiration for Bram Stoker’s antihero.






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The Learning Network: Teaching Maya Angelou With New York Times

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 8:19pm
We offer a few teaching ideas and resources from The Times and around the Web for appreciating the work of Ms. Angelou, the writer, actress and activist many called the “people’s poet.”






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Motherlode Blog: Making Vegetables the Star in a Meat-Loving Family’s Kitchen

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:28pm
The meat-loving Ruder family hopes to build vegetarian meals from their new C.S.A. box twice a week without even thinking of feeling deprived. The Recipes for Health columnist Martha Rose Shulman has a plan.






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Motherlode Blog: With a Hashtag, Women Take On Our Fears for Our Daughters and Ourselves: #YesAllWomen

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:11am
When the media reported on a gunman’s misogynistic motives, some men responded with #NotAllMen. But while not all men prey on women, #YesAllWomen — including our daughters — take the risk of violence into account when we choose everything from our route to our clothes.






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The Learning Network: Do You Think You Will Have a Career That You Love?

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 5:00am
Is that the most important quality you’ll look for in a job?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | U.S. Will Complete Afghan Pullout by End of 2016, Obama Says

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 4:30am
How many American troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | inadvertently

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 352 New York Times articles in the past year.






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About New York: In Schools Where Sports May Be Most Vital, New York City Offers Least Help

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:08pm
The Small Schools Athletic League was created with virtually no city money when new high schools found themselves with few or no sports programs available through the official league.
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Dollars and Diplomas: The Value of College: It’s Not Just Correlation

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:00pm
A long line of academic research, comparing otherwise similar people, finds that those who graduate from college do better.
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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | May 19-27, 2014

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 6:25pm
See how much you know about the 10 news stories in this quiz. To find the answers, click each blank and you’ll be taken to the original Times article from which the excerpt came.






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Obama Meets Scientists, One Age 6

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 5:20pm
More than a hundred students displayed their projects and inventions at what President Obama, who has been promoting the STEM subjects, called one of his favorite events.
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First Lady Rebuts Effort to Weaken School-Lunch Rules

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:04pm
Pushing back against a measure pending in the Republican-controlled House, Michelle Obama met with school officials who attested to the success of the new standards.
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Bits Blog: Federal Regulators Seek to Stop Sale of Students’ Data

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:31am
ConnectEDU, a college and career planning site that collected student data, has proposed selling information as part of bankruptcy proceedings.






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Motherlode Blog: When a Family Move Falls Through: ‘Who Died and Made Me Not Boss?’

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:06am
When finances fall through, a planned move home to the United States falls through as well.






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The Learning Network: How Has Exercise Changed Your Health, Your Body or Your Life?

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 7:10am
What benefits does physical exercise offer?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A Boat With a History in Letters and Science Awaits Its Next Chapter

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:27am
Where is the Western Flyer? Why is there a conflict about its location?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | History, May 27

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about India’s history.






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Everyday Economics: Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:12am
The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else rose to a record high last year, suggesting there are too few graduates.






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