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5-year-old boy suspended after...

Sep 21, 2017 by

MODESTO, Calif. (KTXL/CNN) – A 5-year-old California boy was suspended after he told a teacher he had a bomb in his backpack,...

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SAN ANTONIO ISD’S SNEAKY...

Sep 11, 2017 by

[9.11.17 — QUESTION FROM DONNA GARNER: If the San Antonio ISD School Board and Administration are so sure that allowing boys...

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As American kids pour across t...

Sep 6, 2017 by

Kristen Hwang – PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Elizabeth Rossil, 11, looks just like her classmates. She wears a neatly pressed red...

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Education Can’t Solve Po...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Wages are down and unions are weaker than ever, but still the myth that education can “fix” poverty persists. By Jennifer...

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Chronic Absence Rates Increasi...

Sep 4, 2017 by

by Leo Doran – Changing education policy and new research are leading to a major push in emphasis on the reduction of rates of...

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Afghan all-girl robotics team ...

Jul 3, 2017 by

An Afghan teenage robotics team will not be able to compete in person at an international competition in Washington, DC, because the...

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K-12 Education Reform: A 19 Po...

Jun 28, 2017 by

by George W. Liebmann – The last forty years of controversy over education reform has largely involved argument from fixed...

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Patients With Mental Disorders...

Jun 27, 2017 by

By Vickie Connor – Adults with a mental illness receive more than 50 percent of the 115 million opioid prescriptions in the...

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Sporting plan to boost boys in...

Jun 3, 2017 by

  Moves from Angry Birds and Minecraft as well as footballers’ goal celebrations are being used to encourage more boys to...

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State Education Commissioner C...

Jun 1, 2017 by

By Doug Page – Commissioner Mitchell Chester, who leads the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education...

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8th graders refuse to take a p...

May 28, 2017 by

The speaker doesn’t poll well with this class. By Heather Dockray Speaker Ryan is one of the most unpopular politicians in the...

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Opioid Addiction Plus Other Do...

May 24, 2017 by

By Catherine J. Frompovich – The opioid addiction problem in the U.S. is growing dramatically and urban areas are having a hard...

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Low cost for-profit private sc...

May 13, 2017 by

Jess Staufenberg – Companies that run for-profit private schools overseas are “waiting” for the right opportunity to set up in...

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In fight with addiction, a fra...

May 10, 2017 by

This next story is not an easy one to read. But sometimes journalists and citizens must look hard at an evil. In a special report,...

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MEA Honors Inspiring Activists

Apr 28, 2017 by

Four MEA members were honored at the 2017 MEA Awards for Human Rights & Excellence for their inspiring activism and dedication to...

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YAF to Berkeley: Honor First A...

Apr 21, 2017 by

By Spencer Brown – Thursday morning, a professor at Saddleback College was caught on camera tearing down posters with images...

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A Bank Even a Socialist Could ...

Apr 18, 2017 by

The fight for public banking is gaining ground in cities and states across the country. BY David Dayen – “Money is a utility...

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Teacher merit pay has merit: n...

Apr 17, 2017 by

by Joan Brasher – An analysis of existing research on teacher merit pay programs reveals that the highly debated practice is...

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In Memoriam: Dana Woldow

Apr 15, 2017 by

by Bettina Elias Siegel – Earlier this week, though they didn’t know it, the school kids in this country lost an ardent...

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Tom Watkins to resign as CEO o...

Apr 15, 2017 by

By Jay Greene – Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority CEO Tom Watkins has resigned from his job, effective Aug. 31, after a...

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