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Despite A Revamped Focus On Re...

Jun 14, 2018 by

Tove Danovich – “Sometimes we take for granted that kids know how to wash dishes,” says Susan Turgeson, president...

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How To Dial Back Stress For Hi...

Jun 11, 2018 by

Allison Aubrey Twitter Jane Greenhalgh – On New Year’s Eve, back in 2012, Savannah Eason retreated into her bedroom and...

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YouTube, Urged By Scotland Yar...

May 30, 2018 by

Police in London have blamed videos from drill rappers as contributing to violence there. However, opinions are split on the...

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DeVos Bypasses NYC Public Scho...

May 19, 2018 by

Anya Kamenetz – This week, another school shooting is dominating news headlines. At least 10 people were killed, and 10 others...

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Why So Many Gifted Yet Struggl...

May 14, 2018 by

Anya Kamenetz – Scott Barry Kaufman was placed in special education classes as a kid. He struggled with auditory information...

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Bullied For Its Faith, Muslim ...

Apr 17, 2018 by

Leila Fadel – Noshaba Afzal (right) — with daughters (from left) Maimona Afzal Berta, 23, Sana Afzal, 16, and Honna Afzal, 18 —...

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Without Warning System, School...

Apr 8, 2018 by

Erin B. Logan – When Jason Fennes applied for a job at Cedar Hill Prep School in New Jersey in 2010, the school district where...

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New iPads For Classrooms; Coll...

Mar 31, 2018 by

Anya Kamenetz – Maggie Webb, a junior high school math teacher at Clark Avenue School in Chelsea, Mass., volunteered to teach...

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After Cambridge Analytica: Is ...

Mar 24, 2018 by

Laura Sydell – The recent revelations that personal data from about 50 million Facebook users were used by a data analytics...

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Rethinking How Students With D...

Mar 12, 2018 by

Emily Hanford – Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But...

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Computer Teacher In Ghana Has ...

Mar 1, 2018 by

Malaka Gharib – Could you teach computer class without a computer? For Owura Kwadwo Hottish, 33, an information and...

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Rise Of The Contract Workers: ...

Jan 22, 2018 by

Yuki Noguchi – A new NPR/Marist poll finds that 1 in 5 jobs in America is made up of workers under contract. Within a decade,...

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A Large Online Charter School ...

Jan 20, 2018 by

An online charter school is closing midyear  ECOT [The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow], one of the largest online charter schools...

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Students Across D.C. Graduated...

Jan 17, 2018 by

A high-level investigation into chronic absenteeism in Washington, D.C., high schools has found that students across the city...

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America’s Schools Are &#...

Jan 11, 2018 by

Cory Turner – LA Johnson/NPR “The federal government must take bold action to address inequitable funding in our...

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Teaching Sex Ed To People With...

Jan 9, 2018 by

In the sex education class for adults with intellectual disabilities, the material is not watered down. The dozen women and men in a...

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France Moves To Ban Students F...

Dec 13, 2017 by

Laurel Wamsley – France’s education chief says that when students go back to school next fall, all mobile phone use will...

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Probiotics Get A Hard Look By ...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Rob Stein – It’s a typical hectic morning at Michele Comisky’s house in Vienna, Va., when she gets a knock on her...

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Worries Grow In Hong Kong As C...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Rob Schmitz – The last time China pressured Hong Kong to scrap its curriculum in favor of one developed by China’s...

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team Tak...

Nov 30, 2017 by

The Afghan girls robotics team has taken home a top prize at Robotex, Europe’s largest robotics festival. Another round of...

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