We're giving education a local angle.

Introducing The Boston Globe's News in Education, a new and improved version of the Globe's local education program that provides digital subscriptions, classroom lessons and educational materials at no cost to teachers and students through the generosity of Vacation Donation contributors, private donors and corporate sponsors. Through its Vacation Donation program, the Globe has been an educational partner with schools throughout New England for more than 30 years.

What's new:

NIE Special Report

Science Behind the News

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SciDi: Frontiers of the Brain - Replicating Data

A new model shows promise in helping Science Diarist John Beggs understand data collected from neurons.

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Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

Serbia walks a tightrope between Russia and Europe

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

Get This Week in History

The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: ambiguous
Definition: Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.
NASA's Space Place is a monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students
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In Annie The Musical, families come in all different shapes and sizes. In this Boston Globe News in Education Annie Essay Contest, your students can write about what "family" means to them to win tickets to the show in Boston plus an iPad and projector for their classroom. An Essay Contest Entry Form and an Essay Contest Release Form must accompany each entry.

Entries must be received by The Boston Globe by Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5 pm. Annie The Musical tickets and merchandise donated by Citi Performing Arts Center.