Education News from NY Times

In Debt: Corinthian Colleges’ Lean Business Model Leaves Little for Creditors

4 hours 34 min ago
Unsecured creditors of Corinthian Colleges, including students, have little hope of recovery because the company has few assets.







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The Learning Network: A New Commenting System, and What It Means for You

6 hours 24 min ago
We’ve been on a different commenting system than the rest of NYTimes.com for years, but we’re joining the rest of the paper — and getting all the bells and whistles that come with it. Here’s a Q. and A., with screen shots, for dealing with the changes.







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The Learning Network: Tragedy in the Mediterranean: Learning About Europe’s Immigration Crisis

13 hours 8 min ago
In this lesson we consider the human cost and the policy challenges of Europe’s immigration debate. Students will examine the big picture, including the origins and the challenges of migration in the Mediterranean region. Then they will have an opportunity to explore the human stories behind the headlines.






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The Learning Network: What’s Your Perfect Family Vacation?

15 hours 28 min ago
What are the best family vacations you’ve ever been on? Where would you like to go if money and logistics were not factors? Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | At the Met Gala

15 hours 58 min ago
Below, several paragraphs from the May 4 article “Intertwining Celebrities and Fashion at the Met Gala.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Struggles With Suicides Among Its Young

16 hours 2 min ago
What are the reasons the number of suicides and suicide attempts is so high?






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Alexander Rich Dies at 90; Confirmed DNA’s Double Helix

19 hours 37 min ago
Dr. Rich, a molecular biologist, spent nearly 60 years investigating DNA and RNA and helping puzzle out the structure of collagen.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | decoy

20 hours 30 min ago
This word has appeared in 63 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New York to Adopt a Uniform Bar Exam Used in 15 Other States

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 1:00pm
The state’s chief judge said he expected the move to result in a “domino effect” with the remaining states, given New York’s prominence in the legal world.






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself |The Royal Baby’s Name

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 8:31am
Below, several paragraphs from the May 4 article “Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Is Royal Baby’s Name.” Can you choose the best word or phrase for each blank?






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The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | April 28-May 4, 2015

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 7:51am
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week on Tuesday morning.






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South Korean N.Y.U. Student Held by North Says He Wanted to Make a Point

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 7:21am
The 21-year-old Joo Won-moon told CNN that he hoped “some great event could happen and hopefully that event could have a good effect on the relations.”







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The Learning Network: How Green Are You?

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 5:00am
How have you tried to reduce your environmental footprint?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | For-Profit Colleges Face a Loan Revolt by Thousands Claiming Trickery

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 4:30am
Why are Brittany Prock and others refusing to pay back their student loans?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | cantankerous

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 55 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Federation Leader Fills a Class Instead of Stadiums

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 9:35pm
Sunil Gulati, the president of the United States Soccer Federation, teaches an entry-level economics course at Columbia, where his final-day lecture each semester is considered a rouser.






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National Briefing | Education: For-Profit Colleges File for Bankruptcy

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 9:33pm
Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit college company that was formerly a Wall Street favorite, filed Monday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.






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17-Year-Old to Become First Female Yeshiva Graduate Entering West Point

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 9:32pm
According to officials, Rachelle David, 17, will be the first female graduate of an Orthodox yeshiva to attend West Point in its 213-year history.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | May 4, 2015

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 1:27pm
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: Would You Like to Ride in a Car That Drives Itself?

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 1:22pm
What is the future for cars that have self-driving features?






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