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The Learning Network: Teenagers in The Times | January 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:13am
We present the January edition of Teenagers in the Times, a feature that presents almost everything published in The Times about young people during that month.






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The Learning Network: How Should the Media, and the Public at Large, Respond to the News About Bruce Jenner?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:39am
This week, the Style section and the Op-Ed columnist Nicholas Kristof raise questions about how we should react to widespread reports that Bruce Jenner is transitioning from male to female. Have you followed this news and noticed the way it has been covered in the news media? What has been your reaction?






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Pop Quiz Answers

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Stumped? Here are the answers to the quiz.
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Talking Head: Lani Guinier Redefines Diversity, Re-evaluates Merit

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Ms. Guinier, the first tenured woman of color at Harvard Law School, argues in a new book for a rethinking of the “testocracy” that is college admissions.
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Essay: How to Raise a University’s Profile: Pricing and Packaging

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
The transformation of George Washington from humble commuter school into nationally known university has served as a model for other striving campuses. The direction: up!






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Pop Quiz: Film Studies: The Academia Awards

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Test your knowledge of Oscar-winning movies, with questions from Dana Polan, a professor of cinema studies at New York University.
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Blackboard: Skipping Class at Harvard

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
How many are actually going to lectures.
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Blackboard: A Campus Guide’s Guide

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Learning to lead parents around.
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Blackboard: A Few of Their Favorite Things

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
“What’s in on campus,” according to Student Monitor.
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Update: Made in China: Fake IDs

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:45am
Forget old-school resources like an older sibling or Photoshop. In today’s global economy, students import their fake IDs.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Why Google Glass Broke

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:30am
Why is there still hope for Glass, even though Google announced in January that it was shuttering its Glass Explorer program?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | brawn

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in 81 New York Times articles in the past year.






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New Harvard Policy Bans Teacher-Student Relations

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:07pm
The move comes as the Obama administration investigates the handling of accusations of sexual assault at dozens of colleges, including Harvard.
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Motherlode Blog: Shared Custody: So Even on Paper, So Hard on the First Night

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:56pm
If there was a mothering switch, I hadn’t yet found the dimmer.






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The Learning Network: 301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:27pm
For our Second Annual Student Editorial Contest, in which teenagers are invited to write on an issue they care about, we have gathered a list of 301 writing prompts that may help — an update to last year’s popular list of 200.






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The Learning Network: Poetry Pairing | ‘Love (III)’

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:01pm
This Poetry Pairing features George Herbert’s poem “Love (III)” and the Vows column “Their Chart-Toppers Are Each Other” by Lois Smith Brady.






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Motherlode Blog: Looking to Find Your Sweet Spot at Home and Work?

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:24pm
Want some help making the small shifts that make life slide into a more manageable gear?






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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:35am
Do you love “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Are you looking forward to another book about Scout and Atticus, or do you share the worries of an Op-Ed writer who pleads, “Don’t Do It, Harper Lee”?






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Strategy: Internships Abroad: Unpaid, With a $10,000 Price Tag

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:45am
Hundreds of program providers have seized on interest in interning abroad, adding bells and whistles at a cost.






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Student Notebook: An Internship Gone Bad in Bolivia

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:45am
Eighteen years old and looking for the “next extraordinary”: one intern’s cautionary tale.






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