Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A Hunt for Survivors After a Night of Tornadoes

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 4:30am
What states were affected by the powerful storms?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | History, April 29

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 4:15am
Answer this question about the deadly riots of 1992.






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The Upshot: A Link Between Fidgety Boys and a Sputtering Economy

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 1:00am
A gender difference in behavioral skills, seen as early as kindergarten, is hurting boys’ academic prospects and their earning potential.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | grievance

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 416 New York Times articles in the past year.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Indiana: Common Core Replaced With State Standards

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 8:32pm
One of the first states to adopt Common Core education standards became the first state to formally abandon the national benchmarks.






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Motherlode Blog: Hey, Whiny Modern Parents, Tell Us What You Love About the Gig

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 3:03pm
Do today’s parents spend more time whining about our lives than our forebears? Time for the still-active Boomer parents, Gen X and the Millenials to defend our status as “fun.”






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | April 22-28, 2014

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 2:48pm
A Supreme Court decision, a historic ceremony and a 40th birthday celebration for a popular toy: How many of the questions in this week’s News Quiz can you answer correctly?
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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | April 28, 2014

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 7:00am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Editorial Contest Winner | Cutting It Short

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 6:30am
We’re publishing one of the Top 10 winners of our Student Editorial Contest each day. This essay is by Eric V.






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The Learning Network: Do You Take More Risks When You Are Around Your Friends?

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 5:01am
What role does peer pressure play in making decisions?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Los Angeles Clippers Turn Shirts Inside Out in Protest

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 4:28am
Why did the Los Angeles Clippers turn their shirts inside out on Sunday?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, April 28, 2014

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 4:11am
April 29 is International Dance Day. Here are some ideas for using it to teach English Language Learners.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | obtuse

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 28 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Briefly: International Education: Denmark Outlines Plan to Attract Foreign Students

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:02pm
The plan aims to make programs more international, reduce dropouts among foreign students and help them find employment in Denmark after graduation.






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International Education: Adapting for the Future at European University Conference

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:01pm
European education policy makers are looking at how new teaching tools and changes in the student body could significantly alter the university landscape.






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International Education: Black Colleges in U.S. Struggle to Reconnect to World

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:01pm
Historically black colleges in the United States have a legacy of international engagement but are now lagging behind their predominantly white peers in international outreach.






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Motherlode Blog: When a Working Grandma Can’t Afford to Babysit, a Tradition Ends

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 8:36am
My great-grandmother cared for my mom and aunt while my grandparents worked. My grandmother cared for me and my sister while my parents worked. But my mom can’t afford to do the same for me.






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New York Finds Space for 3 Charter Schools

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 9:29pm
The schools had been at the heart of a battle between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Eva S. Moskowitz, the leader of a high-performing charter network.






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Getting Into the Ivies

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 4:08pm
Why is it harder than it used to be? Colleges are globalized.






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University of North Carolina Is at Odds With a Raleigh Newspaper

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 1:38pm
The University of North Carolina has been at odds with a journalist for a Raleigh newspaper over his exposés of academic malfeasance at the university, some of it relating to athletes.






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