Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Word of the Day | melee

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 82 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New York City Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for English-Language Classes

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 8:08pm
In a city where about 3.9 million residents speak a language other than English at home, the classes are so popular that people in some neighborhoods stand in line for hours to sign up.






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Letter From India: The Reality of English's Role in India

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:42pm
Protests over the use of English in a civil-service exam highlight the complex role the language plays in the country's social makeup.
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Motherlode Blog: ‘Would You Like Us to Arrest Him?’

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 9:17am
After my 15-year-old was flashed on the street, my instinct was to shelter her. She had a stronger response in mind.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Subway Acrobats

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:03am
We have dropped a verb in each paragraph, and it’s your job to choose the best one for each blank.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | The Ebola Outbreak

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:45am
How does Ebola spread?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Musical Notation

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:31am
Test your knowledge of musical notation by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | clamor

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 143 New York Times articles in the past year.






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N.C.A.A. May Let Its Top Conferences Play by Their Own Rules

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:21pm
The powerhouses of college sports are expected to gain preliminary approval to break away from some of the strictures of the N.C.A.A., which would give them more freedom to govern themselves and could allow athletes a share of the wealth.






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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Winner, Week 6 | ‘I Will Always Be What I Am: A Precrastinator’

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:52pm
This week our winner is Sarah Toscano, and our Penguin Young Readers Group judge was Katherine Howe.






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College Costs: Amherst College and Financial Aid

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:59am
The published price at Amherst has soared in recent years. The actual price is virtually unchanged.
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Motherlode Blog: Telling the Kids: ‘We’re Moving.’

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:15am
Telling my children we were moving from Atlanta to Nashville was easier than I thought it would be. Getting over worrying about how the move would affect them was not.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Emoji

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:43am
Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Metal’s Next Great Hope?

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:46am
What is unique about the Brooklyn band Unlocking the Truth?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Mathematics

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:26am
Test your knowledge of mathematics by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | diverge

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 86 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Osteopathic Schools Turn Out Nearly a Quarter of All Med School Grads

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:53pm
With a looming shortage of M.D.s, osteopathic medicine is shedding its second-tier image. And yes, D.O.s are real doctors.






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De Blasio’s Prekindergarten Expansion Collides With Church-State Divide

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:59pm
Racing to secure space to accommodate 53,000 full-day prekindergarten seats, New York City is asking religious schools to house more public school students.






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Literacy Laws Challenge Third Graders and Schools

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:18pm
Educators question whether new classes can help students meet literacy rules that could force them to stay back a year in school.
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Chegg Finds Partner to Handle Its Textbooks

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 4:23pm
The move by Chegg, a textbook rental company, is an attempt to answer investors who may be wary that its signature business is becoming obsolete.






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