Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Bodies of Water

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:35am
Test your knowledge of bodies of water by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | fallow

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 82 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Departure of Official Is Sought by Teachers

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:53pm
Long ties between the Democratic Party and teachers’ unions are fraying, as seen by the National Education Association’s resolution calling for the resignation of the secretary of education, Arne Duncan.






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About New York: For Those in the Digital Dark, Enlightenment Is Borrowed From the Library

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:59pm
For most of New York City, two companies, Time Warner and Verizon, provide broadband access at an annual cost of close to $1,000 per home. But for many houses, that means no access at all.






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National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: Data From School Tests Will Not Be Released

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:30pm
Kansas will not issue any report cards this year on how its public school students performed on standardized reading and math tests after cyberattacks and other problems this spring, the State Board of Education decided Tuesday.
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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week Two | A ‘Native Generation Z-er’ on ‘Girl Meets World’

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:19pm
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Simi, and thank you to Andrea Cremer, our Penguin Young Readers Group author-judge.






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As New York City Expands Pre-K, Private Programs Fear Teacher Drain

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:09pm
Most independent centers cannot match the salary and benefits given by New York City's Education Department, causing an unintended result of a mayoral initiative.
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Motherlode Blog: Summer Camp: The Debate

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:52pm
Should you send your children away to summer camp? Reasonable parents can disagree, and Bruce Feiler and I do.






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Motherlode Blog: The No Longer Reluctant Sperm Donor

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:53pm
When my friends Tori and Kelly first asked me to be their sperm donor, I was reluctant. But I quickly became fully invested in their process, and far more aware of how widespread infertility is.






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Motherlode Blog: Weekly Quandary: Children With a Single Focus

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:33pm
A parent asks: My 6-year-old gets very passionate about certain topics and tends to focus only on those topics. Should I try really hard to strike more of a balance?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | California’s Extreme Drought, Explained

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 4:30am
Why do you think Californians have been able to reduce their water consumption by only 5 percent so far?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | America’s First Ladies

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:33am
Test your knowledge of America’s first ladies by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | diffuse

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 154 New York Times articles in the past year.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | July 1-7, 2014

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:01pm
How well did you follow the news this week? Test yourself to see how you do against others.






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Behind Ivy Walls: More on American Colleges’ Standing in the World

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 2:55pm
Defenders of the supremacy of United States universities are using arguments that don't stand up to scrutiny.
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Motherlode Blog: Watching the World Cup, and Watching Children See Dishonesty Pay Off

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 1:14pm
We sports fans often think that had it not been for the other team’s misbehavior, our team would have won. In soccer, that’s more likely to be true—which makes soccer more difficult to watch with kids.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Students Challenge Voter ID Laws

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 7:15am
What grounds do students who attend out-of-state colleges and universities have for challenging voter ID laws?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Scientists

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






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | veracity

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:01am
This word has appeared in 84 New York Times articles in the past year.






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International Education: Academic Scandal Shakes Japan

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 12:02pm
Accusations of fabricating data and plagiarism by a researcher have prompted questions about the quality of science in a country that still punches below its international weight in cutting-edge research.






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