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Motherlode Blog: The Emotional Whiplash of Parenting a Teenager

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:34pm
One minute, your teen needs you. The next, she pushes you away—hard. That’s normal for her, but tough on the parent enduring the push and pull.






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Degrees of Education: City College of San Francisco Survives

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:53am
A big community college had a long record of low graduation rates and uneven instruction. But when an overseer tried to act, an uproar ensued.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Germany Wins the World Cup

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:32am
What was the final score of the championship game of the World Cup on Sunday?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Cell Biology

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of cell biology by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | grotto

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 29 New York Times articles in the past year.






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International Education: Dutch Higher Education Policy Refocuses on Quality

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:03pm
A shift from numerical targets aims to realign qualifications with job opportunities, but some opponents have cried foul.






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International Education: Stuck in Visa Debate, U.S. Risks Losing Researchers

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:01pm
As a debate in Congress over whether to extend green-card privileges to foreign students drags on, students are looking at opportunities outside the United States.






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How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 5:46am
A freshman said she was sexually assaulted at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.






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Prototype: Shaping a School System, From the Ground Up

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:53pm
In starting a new educational network in Peru, a businessman turned to Ideo, a design company, to help devise everything from classrooms to business models.






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College Students Claim Voter ID Laws Discriminate Based on Age

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:40pm
College students have joined a legal challenge in North Carolina, claiming that the state’s requirements discriminate based on age.






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Fair Game: Flunking Out, at a Price

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 2:40pm
In Corinthian Colleges’ downfall, taxpayers and borrowers will again pay for regulatory lapses.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:40pm
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | June 2014

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:04pm
Our monthly collection of stories about young people in the news.






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Motherlode Blog: ‘All My Friends Are White’

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:23am
My son is black, but I’m not. Neither is his mother. We live in Singapore, where we don’t have that many friends of any color. I wish I had friends to give my son, but I don’t.






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

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:01am
Our Summer Reading Contest is in its fifth week. To participate, just write in by 7 a.m. Eastern on July 18 and answer the question, “What interested you most in The Times this week?”






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Fleeing Gangs, Children Head to U.S. Border

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:30am
What do you think the president and Congress should do about the surge in unaccompanied child migrants trying to enter the United States?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Classic Couples

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:34am
Test your knowledge of well-known couples by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | retrograde

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 76 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Texas Tribune: Commitment in Texas to Fiscal Restraint Adds Burden for Education

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:14pm
Performance in schools has improved despite the state’s low per-student spending, but Texas teachers earn less money than their peers elsewhere and face other financial strains.






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Motherlode Blog: 5 Ways to Teach Kids About Money at the Grocery Store

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:43pm
We all want things. It’s not a character flaw. But financial savvy starts with understanding the difference between “want” and “need.”






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