Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Behind Focus on College Assaults, a Steady Drumbeat by Students

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:30am
Why do you think sexual assault is such a problem on both college campuses and in the military?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, May 2, 2014

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:16am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph of a New York Times article in the correct order?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | incarnation

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:05am
This word has appeared in 331 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Florida Advances Tuition Aid for Children Brought to U.S. Illegally

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:45pm
The legislation’s passage is a sign that Florida’s conservative Legislature and Republican governor are intensifying efforts to woo Hispanic voters.






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Teacher Accord Gives City a Map for Other Deals

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:37pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a labor deal with New York City’s largest teachers’ union that will grant $3.4 billion in back pay to the union in exchange for a reduction in health care costs and an easing of classroom work rules.






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55 Colleges Named in Federal Inquiry Into Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:29pm
The Obama administration identified dozens of institutions, including public, private, obscure and elite schools, that are being investigated for possible violations of anti-discrimination laws.






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News Analysis: Behind Focus on College Assaults, a Steady Drumbeat by Students

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 4:54pm
Successful lawsuits by women, a stepped-up enforcement of civil rights and the political savvy of student groups have converged to tackle the problem on campuses.






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The Learning Network: Our Fifth Annual New York Times Summer Reading Contest

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 3:54pm
Our Summer Reading Contest is back! From June 13 through Aug. 15, any teenager anywhere in the world can answer the question, “What interested you most in The Times this week?” to be entered into our weekly competition.






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Motherlode Blog: Eight Tips for Parents Who Have Saved Nothing for College

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:31pm
Plenty of parents don’t manage to set aside money, but that doesn’t mean their children will be shut out of degrees from great schools.






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Motherlode Blog: Kids Need More Structured Playtime, Not Less

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:05pm
Kids today, either because they’re continually entertained by digital devices or continually ferried from lesson to practice to playdate, don’t know how to handle unstructured time unless we teach them.






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New York Said to Be on Verge of 9-Year Deal With Teachers’ Union

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:22pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s potential agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, which would include retroactive pay, would settle a nearly five-year labor dispute.






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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Sweeping the States’

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:08am
This Poetry Pairing features “Sweeping the States” by Jacob Saenz and the article “Drought Takes Its Toll on a Texas Business and a Town” by Manny Fernandez.






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The Learning Network: Editorial Contest Winner | Short-Changing Canada’s Veterans

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 9:10am
We’re publishing one of the Top 10 winners of our Student Editorial Contest each day. This essay calling for more government support for members of the military in Canada is by Talia V.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Suddenly Everyone, It Seems, Wants to Buy the Clippers

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 7:18am
Why may the Los Angeles Clippers franchise be for sale soon?






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The Learning Network: What Movies Do You Watch, or Reference, Over and Over?

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 5:08am
What movies do you find yourself quoting, referencing, thinking about or watching over and over? Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, May 1, 2014

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 4:10am
Can you choose the best synonym for “eminence-grise,” as it is used in the article?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | clangor

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past year.






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Gotham: 2 Law Students Get a Lesson on the First Amendment, Complete With Subpoenas

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 9:56pm
Daniel E. Straus, a trustee at the New York University School of Law, has subpoenaed two students for their correspondence after they denounced his treatment of labor.






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A Walmart Fortune, Spreading Charter Schools

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 9:17pm
The foundation led by the family that built Walmart has spent more than $1 billion on some of the fastest-growing, and most divisive, trends in education.






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The Learning Network: Where Did You Get Those Genes? Researching Advances In Genetics

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 5:29pm
In this lesson, we offer a collection of teaching ideas using recent Times coverage about how genes work, how we can work with them and where they come from.






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