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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 8 | On ‘Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome’
Scan the list of winners, runners-up and honorable mentions to see the broad range of articles and topics that most interested a group of teenagers reading The New York Times in early August.
The goal of this week’s unit is to help students read, watch, research and discuss in order to come to conclusions grounded in evidence about the candidates and the issues.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest, Week 10 | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?
This is it: the final week of our most-successful Summer Reading Contest ever. You have until Friday, Aug. 26, at 7 a.m. Eastern to enter by telling us what you read, watched or listened to on NYTimes.com this week that got your attention.
Last year’s graduates landed fewer jobs in private practice than any class in the last two decades, according to the National Association for Law Placement.
His plans to depart came amid criticism over how he had handled sexual harassment cases involving high-profile faculty members and the university’s budget.
We’re curious: How will you be teaching about the candidates, issues and controversies in a contest that has been anything but business as usual? We hope to post a collection of teacher ideas in September.
The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 7 | On ‘In Hillary Clinton’s Nomination, Women See a Collective Step Up’
The work of our winner, bengal11emily122899, and a list of the 16 runners-up and 14 honorable mentions who also impressed our judges this week.
High-achieving students are enrolling to turbocharge grade-point averages or load up on advanced courses, but critics say the practice only adds to the inequities of the college admissions process.