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The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Recommendations From Students in an Online Course at Roosevelt University
Some recommendations from the students of Jan Bone, an 83-year-old New York Times reader who has been teaching for 42 years — the last two online.
What are some reasons someone may decide to stop doing something that once brought joy or even financial success?
In a decade, Texas has gone from an example of the nation’s dropout crisis to the second-highest graduation rate in the country. But that climb has not been matched by success in measures of college and career readiness.
A new study indicates that the higher the income level of a student’s family, the more adept the student will be on how to use the web.
Struggling to hire enough workers for its growing business, OnForce Solar is partnering with Bronx Community College on a center for emerging companies and to help develop a skilled local work force.
A program called Springboard helps low-income parents get involved and make a difference in their children’s education.
The Department of Labor is putting money behind its push to expand paid family leave in the United States. The issue could be a factor in coming elections — if enough voters ask about it.
The girls of America seem to know less about money than boys, earn less and have lower expectations for their earnings going forward. And their parents may be partly to blame.
In this Text to Text, we pair the United States Bill of Rights with Sam Apple’s satirical “The Bill of Rights We Deserve.”
In honor of Banned Books Week, we feature this 1976 article from the Times archive in which Kurt Vonnegut, Bernard Malamud and Desmond Morris write about having their books banned from school libraries that year.
What television shows have mattered most to you? Why? Which old shows would you say “still matter” because of how they influenced television and popular culture in general?
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum
Who recently proposed a curriculum-review committee to promote patriotism, respect for authority and free enterprise and to guard against educational materials that “encourage or condone civil disorder” and who is protesting it?
It was the first drop in the default rate in years, but 21 schools still have rates so high that they could be barred from federal loan and grant programs.
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was arrested in the abduction of Hannah Graham, 18, who has not been seen since she disappeared two weeks ago.
Harvard reported a gain of 15.4 percent for the fiscal year, continuing to lag rivals like Yale.