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How Russian pensioners are tea...

Jan 20, 2017 by

LinguaLink of Generations was launched by three individuals who’ve studied at a school in Moscow. The program pairs retirees and...

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Indiana high school offers gro...

Jan 19, 2017 by

The Excel Center, founded by Goodwill Industries, is tailored to adult learners – with free child-care and life coaches. Sixty-four...

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Does greater school choice lea...

Jan 17, 2017 by

Statistics suggest that charter schools and vouchers aren’t a solution to segregated schools. In some cases, they can actually...

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Arizona ethnic studies bill an...

Jan 17, 2017 by

An Arizona bill that would ban ethnic studies and social justice classes at state universities revives an enduring – and increasingly...

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How mentoring helps Aboriginal...

Jan 16, 2017 by

Ninety-three percent of AIME’s 12th-grade Aboriginal students graduated from high school, exceeding Australia’s overall...

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With newest bathroom bill, a T...

Jan 11, 2017 by

A Texas tea party politician is pushing aggressively for an anti-transgender ‘bathroom bill.’ The state’s...

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How US Supreme Court cases cou...

Jan 11, 2017 by

In a year without many landmark cases, two cases provide the high court an opportunity to significantly reshape how American schools...

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After Flint, are schools being...

Jan 8, 2017 by

A number of schools and states have taken fresh steps to test for lead in water at schools. But parental pressure is still crucial to...

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In Michigan, a test case for U...

Jan 6, 2017 by

Betsy DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist and prominent Republican fundraiser, has been among the nation’s foremost advocates for...

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For immigrant ‘Dreamers,...

Jan 5, 2017 by

Allison Brady’s parents brought her to the United States as a child. While she’s been able to work legally under...

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At America’s largest juv...

Dec 23, 2016 by

At America’s largest juvenile detention facility, teaching kids to ‘think slow’ More than 100 years ago, Illinois became the...

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The push to help 50,000 more l...

Dec 20, 2016 by

The American Talent Initiative, a collaboration of 30 colleges and universities, announced its goal to enroll 480,000 low-income...

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As Uganda’s education sy...

Dec 17, 2016 by

Since July, the government has been trying to close Uganda’s 63 Bridge academies, which were started by American entrepreneurs....

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Did free college save this cit...

Dec 17, 2016 by

The Kalamazoo Promise helped revive a Rust Belt town. It holds lessons for other cities. Simon Montlake – Kalamazoo,...

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Want to improve grades? Ask st...

Dec 15, 2016 by

Some professionals are touting surveys of students as a way to improve academic outcomes. Josh Kenworthy – Boston—Glorya Wornum...

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What’s behind the increa...

Dec 13, 2016 by

The number of newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome has exploded in recent years, with a dramatic increase in rural areas in...

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What might school choice look ...

Dec 7, 2016 by

Supporters of charter schools, vouchers, and other forms of school choice anticipate a friendlier climate with President-elect Donald...

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Turning schools around, at hig...

Dec 6, 2016 by

If securing resources for the neediest students is a puzzle, new Topeka, Kan., Superintendent Tiffany Anderson does more than fit the...

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Why a Virginia school consider...

Dec 4, 2016 by

The racial slurs in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” are reopening debate...

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What universities are doing to...

Nov 27, 2016 by

From calls to continue DACA and petitions for ‘sanctuary campuses’ to resource fairs and legal advice, colleges and...

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