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New York Compels 20 School Districts to Lower Barriers to Immigrants

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 9:44pm
The districts, which were found to be illegally blocking enrollment of undocumented immigrant children, will stop requests to prove residency and train enrollment officials.
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We’re Sorry, Applicants. We Accepted You in Error.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:39pm
About 800 candidates for Carnegie Mellon’s well-respected graduate school of computer science were told they had been admitted in error.
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Motherlode Blog: ​Advice for Finding Your Groove

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:41am
Getting an email “obsession” under control, focusing on the task at hand, and finding time for gratitude and exercise.






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Black History Month

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 9:44am
Test your knowledge of Black History Month by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Should Farm Animals Have More Legal Protections?

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:00am
Are new laws needed to ensure that animals are raised — and slaughtered — in a more humane way?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Hand of a Superhero

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:30am
How did a prosthetic hand change Dawson Riverman’s life?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Westminster Dog Show

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:06am
Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 16 article, “Westminster Dog Show Offers No Joy for Fans of a Charming Galoot.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | auxiliary

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:04am
This word has appeared in 191 New York Times articles in the past year






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Economic Scene: The Promise and Failure of Community Colleges

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:17pm
President Obama’s offer of a full ride to community college should increase enrollment, but its success will depend more on how many students graduate.






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Motherlode Blog: The Guesswork in Deciphering an Autistic Son’s Behavior

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:21pm
The mother of a son with autism helps him to express himself by being the best guesser she can be.






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Motherlode Blog: ​ Advice for Finding Your Groove

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:59pm
Getting an email “obsession” under control, focusing on the task at hand, and finding time for gratitude and exercise.






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Coach’s Ph.D. in Psychology Is Applied on Court and in Classroom

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:51pm
John Tauer of Division III St. Thomas in St. Paul is one of the few men’s basketball coaches who teach courses, and he uses his academic expertise to help motivate his players.
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Sharp Rise in Occupational Therapy Cases at New York’s Schools

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:50pm
Nearly 42,000 public school students have been referred to the treatments, designed to help with things like managing sensitivities to noise or improving fine motor skills.
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Motherlode Blog: Love, Panic, Adoption and Jerk-Chicken Knishes

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:06am
I hope most of the stares Evy gets are because she’s adorable, but I know that many of them will be because she’s a dark-skinned child with white parents.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 10-16, 2015

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:03am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: What Is Your All-Time Favorite Piece of Clothing?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:06am
Do you believe the fashion industry receives the right amount of attention?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Snow Buries Boston Again

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:27am
How much snow has fallen in Boston so far this winter season?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | In N.B.A. All-Star Game, Pizazz Returns to Garden

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:15am
Here are several paragraphs from the Feb. 16 article, “In N.B.A. All-Star Game, Pizazz Returns to Garden, and West Stars Shoot Their Way to a Win.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | whit

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 17 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Gov. Scott Walker’s Higher Education Budget Ignites Backlash

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:27pm
Critics of Gov. Scott Walker say he is capitalizing on a view that is popular among conservatives like those in the Iowa caucuses: that state universities are elite bastions of liberal academics.






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