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She’s just a baby, albeit a premature baby, doing exactly what a baby her age should do. But that hasn’t stopped us from losing sleep over her.
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Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 6 article, “15 Minutes of Fame? More Like 15 Seconds of Nanofame.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
University of California students will have to be vaccinated against measles and other diseases under rules that take effect in 2017.
Educational institutions, teachers and students have been targeted despite legal protections of gender equality, a report finds.
A report commissioned and financed by the oil industry asserts that portfolios lacking energy-sector stocks have suffered compared with those that have them.
Monday is my day off. My “me” day. Just me, and my work, alone, in the house. Unless it’s a snow day — and this year, Monday always seems to be a snow day.
The nation’s education minister is sounding dire alarms against foreign influence on its campuses, calling for a ban on textbooks that promote Western ideas — except if that idea is Communism.
The Learning Network: Should Brian Williams’s Misleading Personal Account of a 2003 Event Cast Doubt on His Journalistic Integrity?
Does it matter that news anchor Brian Williams told an inaccurate story about something that happened in 2003?
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Here are several paragraphs from a Feb. 5 article, “Among New York Subway’s Millions of Riders, a Study Finds Many Mystery Microbes.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?
Prosecutors said Maria Contreras, 29, had sexual intercourse with the 14-year-old boy six times over the course of about two weeks in November.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham announced in December it would no longer field a football team, but the resulting outcry has it rethinking its decision.
Once, the very act of surviving hardship shaped a hero. Now, the powerful, from “Frozen’s” Elsa to “The Incredibles,” are to the manor born. That’s a striking cultural shift.
The law has long treated educational information as a category worthy of special protections, like credit or medical records, but the reality is often different.