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The Learning Network: What Is Your Most Prized Possession?

December 23, 2015 - 5:00am
Why do you treasure it?









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

December 23, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 48 New York Times articles in the past year.









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New Fafsa Rules to Eliminate Frustrating Financial Aid Problem

December 22, 2015 - 9:38pm
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2017-18 school year can now be filed as early as Oct. 1, 2016 using 2015 tax data.









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Ex-Brooklyn Teacher, Accused of Abusing 7 Girls, Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping

December 22, 2015 - 8:13pm
Sean Shaynak, a former math and science teacher at Brooklyn Technical High School, has been accused of abusing seven of his female students.









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The Learning Network: Student Winners From Our 2015 Review Contest

December 22, 2015 - 10:35am
Our judges chose nine winners, nine runners-up and 23 honorable mentions from writing on everything from “South Park” to Mozart. Congratulations!









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The Learning Network: What Reality TV Show Would You Want to Be a Guest Star On?

December 22, 2015 - 5:00am
Do you see it as a way to jump-start a future career, such as in singing or cooking? Or do you just want to be on the show for the fun of it?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Hip-Hop Stars Support Mississippi Rapper in First Amendment Case

December 22, 2015 - 4:55am
What rap artists contributed to a brief explaining to the Supreme Court that rap music is a political and artistic juggernaut that deserves attention and First Amendment protection?









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

December 22, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in nine New York Times articles in the past year.









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Most New York City Elementary Schools Are Violating Disabilities Act, Investigation Finds

December 21, 2015 - 5:06pm
Eighty-three percent of the facilities are not “fully accessible” to people with disabilities and six districts do not have a single fully accessible school, the government said.









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Oberlin Students Take Culture War to the Dining Hall

December 21, 2015 - 4:10pm
Students have objected to cultural appropriation of sushi, General Tso’s chicken and other foods.









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N.Y.U. President’s Penthouse Gets a Face-Lift Worth $1.1 Million (or More)

December 21, 2015 - 12:05pm
New York University, where pay and perks have generated criticism, is preparing to welcome a new leader with a renovation whose price may rise.









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The Learning Network: What Was the Biggest Trend of 2015–and Did You Embrace It or Skip It?

December 21, 2015 - 8:21am
Why do you think so many people got caught in the excitement of certain news stories, entertainment offerings, popular culture moments and fashion purchases?









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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Dec. 21, 2015

December 21, 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: E.L.L. Practice | Curing Blindness in 100,000 People, and Counting

December 21, 2015 - 4:52am
This post uses a video and article about a doctor who has restored eyesight to more than 100,000 people to help English Language Learners practice choosing the correct pronoun to complete sentences.









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Smashes Box Office Records

December 21, 2015 - 4:35am
What might the successful opening weekend mean for the movie industry and the decline it’s been in for years?









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

December 21, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 53 New York Times articles in the past year.









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