Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Africa

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:34am
Test your knowledge of Africa by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | savor

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 270 New York Times articles in the past year.






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The Learning Network: Celebrate Summer 2014: Ways to Teach the Season

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:59pm
Every year as summer hits full swing, we post a list of ideas for teaching and learning about the joys — and challenges — of the season. All students 13 or older are invited to post their answers to the 12 questions we’ve asked.






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High & Low Finance: Corinthian Colleges Faltering as Flow of Federal Money Slows

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:45pm
Once riding high with billions of dollars in federal loans to finance students for its schools, Corinthian is now close to collapse.






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Labor Conditions at N.Y.U.’s Abu Dhabi Campus to Be Investigated by U.S. Firm

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:46pm
The Abu Dhabi government entity that oversaw construction chose Nardello & Company to do the inquiry, a move that follows reports of violations of workers’ rights.






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Motherlode Blog: Project Night Night: Bedtime Treasures for Kids with Little of Their Own

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:34pm
A “Night Night Package,” delivered in a shelter, helps to make children who have little of their own feel more at home, welcome and safe.






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New York Schools Chief Advocates More ‘Balanced Literacy’

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:38am
Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants schools to adopt aspects of a method that the Education Department turned away from several years ago.
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Motherlode Blog: You Can Skip the Lines at the Theme Park, But You Can’t Skip the Lesson

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:16am
Theme parks, smelling money, now make it easy for parents to pay more to avoid the sweaty lines. But what lessons do kids learn when some of them march past the others to board the rides without waiting?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Health Literacy

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:08am
Test your knowledge of terms that are key to good health by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:30am
Do you agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling? Should the police need a warrant before being allowed to conduct a cellphone search? Why?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | malicious

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 180 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Starting Out Behind: Q. and A. About Student Debt

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:38pm
Readers have questions. Co-authors of a recent study from the Brookings Institution have answers.






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Motherlode Blog: The First Rule of Stir-Fries: Be Prepared

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:37pm
Martha Rose Shulman, the Recipes for Health columnist and cookbook author, lays the groundwork for stir-fries, and answers readers’ questions.






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Motherlode Blog: My Yearly Camp Permethrin Dance

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:35am
The week before my two eldest children headed off for a month of open-air sleeping in the woods of northwest Virginia, I made a permethrin solution and soaked their clothes in it.






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Building Blocks of Vocabulary

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:50am
Test your knowledge of vocabulary and its foundations by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:49am
What does a study show about what happened to risk-taking, socially precocious 13-year-olds in later years?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | satirical

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 312 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Motherlode Blog: Read to a Tiny Baby? Yes

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:14pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics now advises doctors to recommend reading to infants, and for good reason. Reading is a habit best formed early.






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De Blasio Offers Easier Access to City Money for Special Education

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:38pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a series of changes to make it easier for special-needs students in New York to receive private schooling at public expense.
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Shift in Law on Disability and Students Shows Lapses

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:55pm
The Education Department said that it would evaluate growth in students with disabilities over time and will compare their test scores with those of students not designated with special needs.






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