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The Learning Network Blog: Guest Post | ‘Sliding Into Homelessness’: A Student Essay and Teaching Resources
An essay from a homeless young adult paired with Times reporting, discussion questions and an invitation to students to post comments and thoughts.
Two groups advocating educational changes objected to a policy statement by Anthony D. Weiner, the embarrassed former congressman, who is considering running for mayor.
Fill in the blanks in the first six paragraphs of the article “Prom is Easy. The ‘Ask’ Takes Planning.” by Nancy M. Better.
A college counselor advises high school juniors to schedule college visits and meetings this summer, plan for a rigorous senior year and to start thinking about their college essays.
When someone verbally taunts or teases you, or even bumps or pushes you, are you likely to respond in kind? Or do you try to let it pass or defuse the situation?
Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, plans on Tuesday to propose an overhaul of gifted and talented programs that would provide space for more children and loosen admissions requirements.
According to the report, most teachers in the nation’s largest school districts took pay cuts or had their pay frozen at least one year between 2008 and 2012.
High school students will take the college-admissions exam by computer starting in the spring of 2015, but at least for a while, the paper and pencil version will still be available.
Is our Summer Reading Contest on your school’s list? Look at the powerhouse panel of judges who will read students’ work from June 14 to Aug. 16 and consider joining in.
A college counselor offers final steps for high school seniors as they wrap up their high school career, finalize their college plans and prepare for their final summer before college.
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