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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:57am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






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The Learning Network: Skills and Strategies | Enlivening Reading Clubs With Tech Tools and More

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:00am
This week Sarah Gross suggests a few strategies for rethinking student book and reading clubs, with or without technology.






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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | April 2014

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 7:51am
Ten articles published in April that feature teenagers demonstrating bravery, entrepreneurship or an indomitable spirit.






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Behind Focus on College Assaults, a Steady Drumbeat by Students

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:30am
Why do you think sexual assault is such a problem on both college campuses and in the military?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Editing Practice, May 2, 2014

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:16am
Can you put the sentences from the paragraph of a New York Times article in the correct order?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | incarnation

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:05am
This word has appeared in 331 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Florida Advances Tuition Aid for Children Brought to U.S. Illegally

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:45pm
The legislation’s passage is a sign that Florida’s conservative Legislature and Republican governor are intensifying efforts to woo Hispanic voters.






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Teacher Accord Gives City a Map for Other Deals

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:37pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a labor deal with New York City’s largest teachers’ union that will grant $3.4 billion in back pay to the union in exchange for a reduction in health care costs and an easing of classroom work rules.






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55 Colleges Named in Federal Inquiry Into Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:29pm
The Obama administration identified dozens of institutions, including public, private, obscure and elite schools, that are being investigated for possible violations of anti-discrimination laws.






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