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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 7 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

July 29, 2016 - 7:49am
This week Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination. But demonstrations made clear that Mrs. Clinton has some work to do to persuade at least some die-hard supporters of Mr. Sanders. Did you watch? Or did other news and features in The Times interest you more? Tell us about it here.
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A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University

July 26, 2016 - 6:09pm
Fisk University’s quiet sale of Florine Stettheimer’s “Asbury Park South” highlights the minefield institutions must navigate when they use proceeds from art.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 4 | On ‘Theresa May’s Style: Put Your Head Down and Get to Work’

July 26, 2016 - 8:01am
We congratulate this week’s winner, Catherine Zhang, who writes about an article on Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, and “how she will lead a deeply divided Britain through the uncertainty that is Brexit.”
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 6 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

July 22, 2016 - 7:00am
Our 10-week-long Summer Reading Contest is now half over, but by posting here by 7 a.m. Eastern on July 29, you can enter for Week 6.
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Mike Pence’s Record on Education Is One of Turmoil and Mixed Results

July 20, 2016 - 12:36am
Mr. Pence ended the Common Core and expanded vouchers and charter schools during a contentious time for public education in Indiana.
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The Cost of College: The Trouble With Hillary Clinton’s Free Tuition Plan

July 19, 2016 - 10:37am
Differences in how states finance higher education mean such a policy could end up being hugely expensive, grossly unfair or both.
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Baylor Sexual Assault Report Produces Punishment, but No Paper Trail

July 16, 2016 - 2:43pm
Outside lawyers investigated sexual violence at Baylor University. But a full accounting of the inquiry was never written down — at the university’s request.
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Finances of City College’s President Are Under Federal Investigation

July 15, 2016 - 4:17pm
After a report that one of the college’s foundations had paid for some personal expenses for President Lisa S. Coico, a United States attorney is taking a closer look.
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College at Odds With Students Over Plan to House Police for Cleveland Convention

July 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
Case Western Reserve University draws criticism for agreeing to accommodate 1,900 officers and National Guardsmen providing added event security.
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After Outcry, University of California Increases In-State Admission Offers

July 14, 2016 - 6:17pm
The growth will probably help defuse a controversy prompted by accusations that the school pursued nonresidents, who pay higher tuition.
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Temple University Board Seeks to Dismiss President Over Shortfall

July 13, 2016 - 2:47am
A vote of no confidence was connected with a $22 million deficit in the university’s financial aid budget, the chairman of the board of trustees said.
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