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Test Scores Decline as New Jersey Aligns Exams With Common Core

October 20, 2015 - 10:38pm
The results from the 2014-2015 school year show that there is “still much work to be done,” the state education commissioner said.









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Family of Ahmed Mohamed, Student Clockmaker, to Move to Qatar

October 20, 2015 - 8:29pm
Ahmed, 14, who was detained after he took to his school a clock, which a teacher feared was a bomb, has won a full scholarship to a science program in Doha.









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Palo Alto Journal: At Stanford, an Affair Reveals Accusations of Discrimination

October 20, 2015 - 3:00pm
A romantic triangle and the dean’s resignation from the Graduate School of Business stir up old and new charges in Silicon Valley about abuses of power.









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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Oct. 13-19, 2015

October 20, 2015 - 7:15am
Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.









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The Learning Network: Are You ‘Addicted’ to Texting?

October 20, 2015 - 5:00am
Do you have a texting problem? Do you ever lose sleep because of texting? Does texting get in the way of doing your schoolwork?









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Feature: The Strange Case of Anna Stubblefield

October 20, 2015 - 5:00am
She told the family of a severely disabled man that she could help him to communicate with the outside world. The relationship that followed would lead to a criminal trial.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | 2015, When the Future Was Bright, in ‘Back to the Future’

October 20, 2015 - 4:19am
Do you know what it notable about Oct. 21, 2015 at 4:29 p.m.?









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | fancied

October 20, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 90 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Mother in New York Fights for Changes After Disabled Son Misses Graduation by One Point

October 19, 2015 - 7:38pm
New York State students who come within three points of passing a Regents exam can appeal in certain cases. That option isn’t available to some disabled students, and a Brooklyn woman is trying to change that.









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As Campus Fears Rise, So Do Efforts to Enact School Gun Laws

October 19, 2015 - 6:28pm
While California passed a ban on concealed weapons at schools, other states considered bills to ease restrictions on concealed firearms on campus.









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Oct. 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: What Are Your Most Memorable Stories About Wildlife?

October 19, 2015 - 5:00am
What experiences have you had with wild animals outside of their usual habitats?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Float Tanks Make a Comeback

October 19, 2015 - 4:32am
Why is the experience of sensory deprivation enjoying renewed popularity?









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The Learning Network: Ideas for E.L.L.s | Candidates for U.S. President on the Topic of Immigration

October 19, 2015 - 3:28am
English Language Learners practice their mastery of using context clues and summarizing in this post about Republican presidential candidates’ views on immigration.









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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | serendipity

October 19, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 94 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Wealth Matters: Online University Helps Philanthropic Groups and Their Leaders

October 16, 2015 - 9:42pm
Courses taught by top thinkers in philanthropy become available at no cost to to students worldwide.









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