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Essay: Getting to ‘No’

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:58am
Thinking back to my own bad night​ — and the words that might have made a difference.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | At Nets’ Game, a Plan for a Simple Statement Is Carried Out to a T

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:43am
What “elaborate plan” took shape this Monday to get “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts to N.B.A. players?

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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Selling the Glamour of Travel

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:34am
Here are six paragraphs of an Oct. 26 article, “Art That Makes You Wish You Were There.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | rarefied

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 204 New York Times articles in the past year.

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It’s Not the Old Days, but Berkeley Sees a New Spark of Protest

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:28pm
The University of California, Berkeley, campus today is nothing like the one that became the symbol of student activism in the 1960s.

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Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:46pm
For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. But only one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.

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New York State Education Commissioner to Leave for Federal Post

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:23pm
John B. King Jr. said he would take the No. 2 job at the United States Education Department.

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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: University Ties Drop in Students to Ferguson

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:03pm
The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.
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Motherlode Blog: Parents in Europe, Talking to Kids About Sex

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:50pm
When parents in European countries have the birds-and-the-bees talk with children and teenagers, it’s with less judgment and more trust.

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Motherlode Blog: ‘Invest in Us,’ and Our Parents, Too

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Helping low-income children is more politically appealing than helping their parents. But children rarely succeed unless their families have a chance too.

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The Learning Network: Border Politics: Debating Immigration Policy

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 3:21pm
In this lesson we offer three different teaching ideas to engage students in the debate over immigration policy in the United States.

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Conversations: After Starting 4 Businesses, College Entrepreneur Decides on Degree

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:14pm
Daniel Fine, a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, elected to complete his degree before entering the business world full time.
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Degrees of Education: What Students Don’t Know About Their Loans

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:02pm
Nationwide, many students are borrowing more than they understand. At elite colleges, though, the opposite may be true.

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