Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: How Should Nations and Individuals Address Climate Change?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:01am
What can be done to address climate change, as individuals, community members and global citizens?

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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Sept. 22, 2014

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:01am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | A Punk Pastry Chef

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:37am
Below are the first seven paragraphs of the Sept. 17 Dining article “If Desserts Could Wear Tattoos.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Climate Change Demonstrators March in Manhattan

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:30am
What event took place on Sunday that sought to draw attention to the issue of climate change?

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | insurgent

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 431 New York Times articles in the past year.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why Poor Students Struggle

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 6:54pm
The price of success in college is often their own identities.

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International Education: Campus Police Acquire Military Weapons

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:35pm
At least 124 colleges have acquired military equipment through a federal program that transfers military surplus to law-enforcement agencies across the country.

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Motherlode Blog: From Lymphoma Mom to Just Mom, and Holding

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 8:30am
During chemotherapy, my cancer shifted from being a sad thing to being a sad and annoying thing. No one wanted anything to change, but almost everything did.

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The Texas Tribune: Questioning an Ambitious Chancellor’s Vision

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:29pm
While the aggressive transformation of the University of Houston has drawn praise, it has also prompted questions about the college’s role in both the community and the university system.

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The Texas Tribune: Candidate’s Vow to Kill Tuition Law Makes Some in His Party Squirm

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:28pm
State Senator Dan Patrick, who is running for lieutenant governor in Texas, wants to repeal the Dream Act, just as Republicans are trying to appeal more to Hispanic voters.

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Economic View: Why Federal College Ratings Won’t Rein In Tuition

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:24pm
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.

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New Jersey Teacher Is Charged With Sexual Assault of 5 Students

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:58pm
Nicole Dufault, a teacher at Columbia High School in Maplewood, who was arrested this week for having sex with three students, is charged with sexually assaulting two more students.

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Twitter Erupts as Nicki Minaj’s Offer to School Is Declined

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:15pm
Students at the rapper’s alma mater, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, post their dismay after a visit falls through.

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Future Tense: Disrupting the Playground

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:53pm
To see technology’s future, look no further than nursery school.
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College Recreation Now Includes Pool Parties and River Rides

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:36pm
In the university recreation center arms race, the latest idea is to turn a piece of campus into something approaching a water theme park.
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Amy Cuddy Takes a Stand

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:25pm
A successful pose has helped Ms. Cuddy become a leading voice on TED Talks.
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William Deresiewicz Tours the Colleges of ‘Excellent Sheep’

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 5:12pm
William Deresiewicz, who’s caused a stir in Ivy League circles with his book “Excellent Sheep,” is on a tour of those colleges to discuss his critique of them and his advice.
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Retiring: A 50th High School Reunion, and a Generation to Follow

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:27pm
The Class of 1964 is the first graduating class of the post-World War II baby boom and the leading edge of the generation retreating to retirement.
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Obama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus Assaults

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:26pm
The campaign will feature celebrities and television ads in an effort to enlist students in the fight to end violence against women on campus.
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Motherlode Blog: Don’t Make Me Land This Plane

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:19pm
Sometimes both parties to a dispute have right on their side, but they still can’t both win.

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