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The Learning Network Blog: Teenagers in The Times | December 2013

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:30am
The latest monthly collection of stories about young people published in The Times.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Words or Phrases Should Be Retired in 2014?

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:10am
What words or phrases were overused in 2013? What expressions, catchphrases, neologisms or slang do you hope never to hear again in 2014? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, Jan. 3, 2014

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:21am
Which word correctly completes the sentence from the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Rescue on the Ice

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:04am
Who were rescued from an ice-bound ship on Jan. 2?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | aria

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 346 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Chemistry Lab Fire Injures 2 at a Manhattan High School

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 10:40pm
A teacher’s science demonstration for a 10th-grade class exploded at Beacon High School, hospitalizing a boy with severe burns. A girl was hospitalized and released.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Ode’

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 2:09pm
2014′s first Poetry Pairing features “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy and the article “The Revolution Will Have Live Music” by Colin Moynihan.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: What Hobbies Have Been Passed Down in Your Family?

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 9:26am
What activities and hobbies are shared among members of your family?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | A Dialect Map of the United States

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:30am
What are the most surprising differences in regional pronunciations and words used to describe the same thing?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Jan. 2, 2014

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:24am
Can you define “spasmodically,” as it is used in the article?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | exigency

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:01am
This word has appeared in two New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Loan Monitor Is Accused of Ruthless Tactics on Student Debt

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 9:42pm
As the Educational Credit Management Corporation fights borrowers who file for bankruptcy on federal loans, there is growing concern over its collection practices.
    





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A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 2:00pm
Some classes never met and some grades were illicitly changed in a University of North Carolina department that attracted numerous athletes, and a respected professor now faces a criminal charge.
    





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