Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model?

1 hour 38 min ago
The tech giant is positioning itself in schools as a trusted authority on digital citizenship at a moment when the company’s data-handling practices are under growing scrutiny.
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The Library of Congress Lets You Stream Hundreds of Free Films

Τρίτη, 23/10/2018 - 21:25
Viewers worldwide can now download or stream free movies from the library’s National Screening Room website.
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Italy Dispatch: Italy’s Tough Line on Immigrants Reaches a School Cafeteria

Δευτέρα, 22/10/2018 - 10:00
Lodi’s mayor tightened the rules for lunch subsidies, a move that affected immigrant children. The leader of the League, the country’s right-wing governing party, supports her.
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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: College Athletics and Its Corporate Sponsors

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 18:00
In “University of Nike,” Joshua Hunt examines the University of Oregon and Nike as a case study for the relationship between public institutions and corporate benefactors.
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Q. & A.: Suzanne Collins Talks About ‘The Hunger Games,’ the Books and the Movies

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 19:04
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first book in the trilogy, here is an excerpt from an interview between the publisher and the author.
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Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 Years

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 16:09
Mr. Spinney’s remarkable run as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, two of the most beloved characters on television, will end this week.
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Astrology Is Hard, Even if It’s Fake

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:09
There’s an exam, and it involves math. In fact, there are many exams.
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Thousands of Theodore Roosevelt’s Papers Are Now Online

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 17:00
The Library of Congress says it has digitized the largest collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s papers in the world.
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‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Students

Τρίτη, 16/10/2018 - 12:00
The New York Times and ProPublica examined the Charlottesville, Va., school system, which has one of the biggest racial gaps in the country.
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Reading Room: 12 Authors Write About the Libraries They Love

Δευτέρα, 15/10/2018 - 19:05
The message here: A library is much more than its books.
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What’s at Stake in the Harvard Lawsuit? Decades of Debate Over Race in Admissions

Δευτέρα, 15/10/2018 - 18:26
The case, which begins Monday, is widely seen as a referendum on affirmative action.
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U.N.C. Chancellor Apologizes for History of Slavery at Chapel Hill

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 12:00
Chancellor Carol L. Folt acknowledged that the university was built and sustained by slaves, and would now work to “right the wrongs of history.”
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Bonuses of Up to $8,000 to Teach in Struggling New York Schools

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 06:41
The new contract between the teachers’ union and the city is aimed at schools that have a hard time keeping teachers.
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Mad Magazine’s ABCs of a School Shooting Give It a Boost of Relevance

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 01:42
A comic strip depicting children who were victims of a school shooting resonated with readers and hearkened back to the magazine’s glory days as a cultural provocateur.
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domains: Who Is Neri Oxman?

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 13:00
A star of M.I.T.’s Media Lab working in “material ecology,” she has intrigued Björk, Brad Pitt and the Cooper Hewitt.
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Q&A: A Tube of DNA? Not Pretty, but That’s Life

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 20:13
Extracting and purifying DNA is routine now, but the results are not particularly aesthetic.
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Hoaxers Slip Breastaurants and Dog-Park Sex Into Journals

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 03:50
Three academics tested a theory about the intellectual integrity of peer-reviewed “grievance studies” by cooking up, and publishing, their own.
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Stanford’s Endowment Grew 11.3% Last Year, Beating Harvard but Not Yale

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 21:45
The third-largest university endowment in the world was valued at $26.5 billion at the end of August, officials said.
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Leon Lederman, 96, Explorer (and Explainer) of the Subatomic World, Dies

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 20:08
A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was called “the best ambassador of physics to the general public since Einstein.”
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Ole Miss Faculty Response to Racial Controversy

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 16:03
The dean and faculty of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississipppi released this video statement in response to a racially charged Facebook post by the school’s namesake.
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