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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Dec. 14, 2015

Education News from NY Times - December 14, 2015 - 5:30am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by commenting on what you see and why. A live discussion is offered that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.









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The Learning Network: What Are the Best Things in Life and Are They Free?

Education News from NY Times - December 14, 2015 - 5:00am
What matters most in striving to live a happy and fulfilled life?









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The Learning Network: News Q’s | Landmark Climate Accord Approved by 195 Nations

Education News from NY Times - December 14, 2015 - 4:33am
What are the results of the agreement that was signed by 195 nations on Saturday regarding climate change?









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How far will N.Y. Gov. Cuomo really go in overhauling Common Core?

Education News from Washington Post - December 14, 2015 - 4:24am
What is likely to happen isn't what many are expecting.









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The Learning Network: E.L.L. Practice | Protecting Elephants

Education News from NY Times - December 14, 2015 - 3:19am
This post features videos and a New York Times article about wildlife protection laws to help English Language Learners acquire vocabulary, use context clues and assert opinions about the practice of poaching exotic animals.









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

Education News from NY Times - December 14, 2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 238 New York Times articles in the past year.









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Maryland county wants to ease the burden of student debt for its residents

Education News from Washington Post - December 13, 2015 - 8:42pm
Refinancing loans at lower rates could make counties more attractive to young, educated workers.









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Texas Student Wielding Ax Is Shot Dead

Education News from NY Times - December 13, 2015 - 8:31pm
Ryan McMillan, 21, a sophomore at the University of North Texas, was killed by a campus police officer responding to a call about a man knocking out car windows.









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As Housing Project Starts, Another Battle Flares on a Revolutionary War Site in Princeton

Education News from NY Times - December 13, 2015 - 8:30pm
The Princeton Battlefield Society wants to preserve the site where George Washington’s troops defeated the British at the Battle of Princeton in January 1777.









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Is it time to rename a school honoring an architect of Massive Resistance?

Education News from Washington Post - December 13, 2015 - 8:26pm
Virginia statesman Harry F. Byrd fought integration, but a middle school was named in his honor.









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Howard University May Sell Rights to Its Public TV Station’s Spectrum

Education News from NY Times - December 13, 2015 - 7:45pm
The sale could bolster other parts of the financially struggling university, but it could also mean the end of WHUT, the 35-year-old public television station that is the first owned and operated by a historically black institution.









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