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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Aug. 19-25, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:20am
Take the quiz to see what you know about these news stories, and to find links to more information about each.






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Strauss: U.S. doctors urge later school start times for teens

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:01am

The American Academy of Pediatrics just issued a new policy statement recommending that middle and high schools start class no earlier than 8:30 a.m. because adolescents have unique sleep rhythms that make it harder for them to go to sleep and wake up earlier than other people, and that sleep deprivation can affect academic achievement as well as cause other problems.

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Rank - Archaeology | Kent State University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:39am
US - OH - Kent, Kent State University Department of Anthropology Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Rank - Archaeology Kent State University’s Department of Anthropology invites applications for a p
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Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Advocacy Groups

Education Week - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:40am
A shakeup at StudentsFirst puts the spotlight on similar organizations as they look to balance their broader profiles with local advocacy and coalition building.
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The Learning Network: Reader Idea | Personal Writing Based on The Times’s Sunday Routine Series

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:30am
This Reader Idea uses Sunday Routine columns as writing models for students who write and revise their own versions.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | A Dance Critic on Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ Video

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:45am
We have dropped a word in each of the first six paragraphs. Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Earthquake Rocks Northern California

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:32am
How much damage did an earthquake in California cause on Sunday?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Botany

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:32am
Test your knowledge of botany by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | lugubrious

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 28 New York Times articles in the past year.






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