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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Chris Christie and the Dallas Cowboys

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:06am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 5 Sports article, “Not Embracing Christie’s Love of the Dallas Cowboys.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Chris Christie and the Dallas Cowboys

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:06am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 5 Sports article, “Not Embracing Christie’s Love of the Dallas Cowboys.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | subsidiary

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 921 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Ban on Cellphones in New York City Schools to Be Lifted

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:49am
The policy, which has been inconsistently enforced, has been unpopular among parents, who worry about not being able to reach their children.






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Ban on Cellphones in New York City Schools to Be Lifted

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:49am
The policy, which has been inconsistently enforced, has been unpopular among parents, who worry about not being able to reach their children.






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James Hester, 90, Dies; Guided N.Y.U., Amid Challenges, to Become a Major University

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:31am
Dr. Hester steered New York University through campus unrest in the 1960s and helped chart its evolution from a commuter school on the brink of bankruptcy to a highly selective institution.






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James Hester, 90, Dies; Guided N.Y.U. to Become a Major University

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:31am
Dr. Hester steered New York University through campus unrest in the 1960s and helped chart its evolution from a commuter school on the brink of bankruptcy to a highly selective institution with national academic stature.






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Motherlode Blog: The Child-Averse Sperm Donor

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:04pm
I could lose a finger or two and still count on one hand the number of kids I’ve had more than a passing conversation with in my life. What if I can’t connect with children, even those that share my biological imprint?






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Motherlode Blog: The Child-Averse Sperm Donor

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:04pm
I could lose a finger or two and still count on one hand the number of kids I’ve had more than a passing conversation with in my life. What if I can’t connect with children, even those that share my biological imprint?






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Square Feet: Long a College Town, Worcester Now Looks the Part

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:21pm
Local colleges and universities have both spurred and assisted in the redevelopment of central Worcester, Mass.






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Jan. 1-5, 2015

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 8:30am
Happy New Year and welcome back to the Weekly News Quiz, a new edition of which can be found here every Tuesday morning.






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The Learning Network: Would You Want to Be Home-Schooled?

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 6:00am
Do you think this type of education can prepare children for the “real world”? How might it be better than traditional schooling? What might children miss from not attending a regular school?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | SpaceX’s Next Frontier: Landing a Rocket on Earth

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 5:00am
Here are the first several paragraphs from a Jan. 4 article, “SpaceX’s Next Frontier: Landing a Rocket on Earth.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | spat

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 136 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Bronx School Ousts Priest After Admissions of Abuse

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:08am
The Rev. Robert Harrison, a Capuchin priest who was an assistant principal at the Bronx school, said the abuse of 10 minors occurred in the 1970s and 1980s, authorities from his religious order said.






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