Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Obama, in Speech on ISIS, Promises Sustained Effort to Rout Militants

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:30am
What is your reaction to the United States’ growing military action in Iraq and Syria?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Mystery and Familiarity of Stonehenge

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 3:46am
Can you choose the best word to complete each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | vivacious

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 79 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Economic Scene: A Simple Equation: More Education = More Income

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:54pm
The United States trails nearly all other industrialized nations when it comes to educational equality, and it shows in income inequality.






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National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Legislature Is Held in Contempt Over School Funding

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:27pm
The State Supreme Court held the Legislature in contempt on Thursday for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education, but it withheld punishment until after the 2015 session.
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Your Money Adviser: That Selfie Is So Good, It Could Help You Pay for College

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:18pm
Websites like GoFundMe and Crowdrise are part of a new generation of personal crowdfunding services helping needy students raise money for college.
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At the Table: Yura on Madison: A Magnet for School Parents

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:11pm
It is back-to-school season, and for many on the Upper East Side, that means it is time to go back to Yura on Madison, which has seven schools within walking distance of its location, at East 92nd Street.
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The Texas Tribune: U.T. Is Poised to Collaborate With Mexico on Research Projects

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:46pm
University of Texas System officials signed a letter of intent to work with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology on a space-related project in Brownsville.
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The Learning Network: Introducing a New Crowdsourced Feature: ‘NYTLNreads’

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:17pm
We’re experimenting with an informal new way to hear from students about what they’re reading in The Times and why. We invite both students and teachers to use this feature, and we’ll choose favorites to publish on Friday mornings.






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Motherlode Blog: A Slower-Paced, but Still Easy, Wednesday Meal

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:28pm
Last night’s Sausage with Spinach and Bean Mash was easy and “therapeutic.” Tonight, pouring sauce on chicken.






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Motherlode Blog: When the Problem is Priorities, Don’t Blame Cooking

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:27pm
Family dinner isn’t, and shouldn’t be, something to get through. It’s not a way station on the way to some goal. It is the goal, no matter what’s on the table — and it ought to be within everyone’s reach.






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Liberty and the World Trade Center, 1983

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:42am
“On that day — the Sept. 11 that requires no year — the sun set on crushed buildings in a reimagined world. It set on a recontoured skyline and a haunted city. The equations of life no longer worked. That’s the way it seemed.”






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The Learning Network: Are Parents Violating Their Children’s Privacy When They Share Photos and Videos of Them Online?

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:55am
Should parents be concerned about leaving an unwanted “digital footprint” for their child?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Foundation Sends Kin of 9/11 Victims to College

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:31am
What is the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Bicycling to 9,500 Feet Above Sea Level

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:43am
Can you choose the best word to complete each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | pre-empt

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:04am
This word has appeared in 315 New York Times articles in the past year.






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California Bill Sets Sights on Curbing Campus Sexual Assaults

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:18pm
The state is poised to become the first to require all colleges receiving state funds to bolster their efforts and require that students give active consent before all sexual activity.






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Mayor Agrees to Accommodate 4 Larger or New Charter Schools

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:27pm
Under a new state law, New York City must offer free space in public buildings or or help with the cost of renting private space.






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Motherlode Blog: Those ‘Mysterious Deadly Virus’ Headlines? Don’t Panic. Do Watch That Cold, and Wash Your Hands.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:40am
Strains of enterovirus circulate every year. This year, the number of children affected is high, but the symptoms themselves (fever and coughing) are consistent with the way this virus has behaved in the past.






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Motherlode Blog: Making New Friends: In Praise of Name Tags

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:40am
One of the most exhausting things about being new to a situation is having to learn everyone’s name. That’s why I love name tags.






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