Education News from NY Times

The Learning Network: Word of the Day | brawn

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 81 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New Harvard Policy Bans Teacher-Student Relations

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:07pm
The move comes as the Obama administration investigates the handling of accusations of sexual assault at dozens of colleges, including Harvard.
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Motherlode Blog: Shared Custody: So Even on Paper, So Hard on the First Night

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:56pm
If there was a mothering switch, I hadn’t yet found the dimmer.






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The Learning Network: 301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:27pm
For our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest, in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 301 writing prompts that may help — an update to last year’s popular list of 200.






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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Love (III)’

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:01pm
This Poetry Pairing features George Herbert’s poem “Love (III)” and the Vows column “Their Chart-Toppers Are Each Other” by Lois Smith Brady.






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Motherlode Blog: Looking to Find Your Sweet Spot at Home and Work?

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:24pm
Want some help making the small shifts that make life slide into a more manageable gear?






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:35am
Do you love “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Are you looking forward to another book about Scout and Atticus, or do you share the worries of an Op-Ed writer who pleads, “Don’t Do It, Harper Lee”?






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Strategy: Internships Abroad: Unpaid, With a $10,000 Price Tag

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:45am
Hundreds of program providers have seized on interest in interning abroad, adding bells and whistles at a cost.






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Student Notebook: An Internship Gone Bad in Bolivia

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:45am
Eighteen years old and looking for the “next extraordinary”: one intern’s cautionary tale.






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More College Freshmen Report Having Felt Depressed

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:01am
High numbers of students are beginning college having felt depressed and overwhelmed during the previous year, according to an annual survey released on Thursday.






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The Learning Network: What’s the Best Way to Get Over a Breakup?

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:01am
Have you or anyone you’re close to suffered a romantic breakup? How did you, or they, handle it? What worked to ease the pain? What made it worse?
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:30am
In what ways are biases that reinforce only two gender categories built into our social structures and language?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Choosing the Ivy League Over Division I

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:21am
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 30 article, “Harvard-Bound Player Has 2 Careers on His Mind.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | acidulous

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past year.






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