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Taking the Politics Out of American History (and Out of A.P.)

April 8, 2016 - 5:00am
Perceived by conservatives as too progressive, Advanced Placement in United States history took a right turn and ended up in the middle.

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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Illuminating the Effects of Light Pollution

April 8, 2016 - 4:30am
How do you think artificial lights affect plant and animal life on Earth?

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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Poem? Exploring Poetry Through Open-Ended Questions

April 7, 2016 - 8:21pm
We invite you to join us on April 14 when we will conduct a live “What’s Going On in This Poem?” discussion using the same three questions we use for images in our popular Monday feature.

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Video Shows Texas School Officer Body-Slamming 12-Year-Old Girl

April 7, 2016 - 8:11pm
The officer was put on leave after a cellphone video showed him throwing the girl face first to the sidewalk to intervene in a confrontation at a San Antonio middle school.

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Students Say Free Speech Is Alive, With One Big Exception

April 7, 2016 - 1:09pm
Most college students thought their freedom of speech was secure, a survey found. But there was a divide along racial lines.

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The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ and ‘On the Reservation and Off, Schools See a Changing Tide’

April 7, 2016 - 8:00am
In this lesson, we compare Arnold Spirit Jr.’s challenging journey with the similar, real-life choices other Native American students have faced in attending schools “off the rez.”

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

April 7, 2016 - 7:12am
This word has appeared in 56 New York Times articles in the past year.

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Career Coaching for the Playdate Generation

April 7, 2016 - 5:00am
An industry has blossomed to help students choose majors, land internships and jobs, and figure out who they are. For today’s students, turning to experts seems only natural.

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The Learning Network: Student Question | What Makes You Happy?

April 7, 2016 - 5:00am
Have you figured out the things in life that truly make you happy?

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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Indonesia’s Orangutans Suffer as Fires Rage and Businesses Grow

April 7, 2016 - 4:30am
Why are farmers burning the rain forest in Indonesia?

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Group Says Politics Are Stalling New York City’s Inquiry of Yeshivas

April 6, 2016 - 11:08pm
Critics who say the schools don’t provide an adequate secular education accused the de Blasio administration of dragging its feet to retain support of ultra-Orthodox Jews.

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