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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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Grad Student Walkout: Universi...

Nov 29, 2017 by

Emily Sullivan, Chris Arnold – Graduate students around the country walked out of their classes, office hours, and research...

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Orlando Opens Its Doors To Stu...

Nov 9, 2017 by

Claudio Sanchez, Elissa Nadworny – It’s 5:30 a.m. and dark in the fifth-floor hotel room, just a few minutes drive from...

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To Fail Or Not To Fail: The Fi...

Nov 1, 2017 by

“I can’t teach the book right now,” says Shaka Greene, algebra teacher at Ron Brown College Preparatory High...

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Narcan Opioid Overdose Spray I...

Oct 26, 2017 by

Bill Chappell – It has the power to save lives by targeting opioid overdoses — something that kills more than 140 Americans...

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Teachers Report Stressed, Anxi...

Oct 26, 2017 by

Anya Kamenetz – This past spring, a history teacher in North Carolina was giving a lesson about Christopher Columbus. He...

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India’s Supreme Court Ru...

Oct 12, 2017 by

Chhavi Sachdev – India has made a significant change to its laws about rape. Up until now rape was illegal, but there was one...

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Nigeria’s Zannah Mustaph...

Oct 5, 2017 by

Vicky Hallett – “Once upon a time, I was a child,” says Zannah Mustapha. And a fortunate one, at that, adds the...

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How Teachers And Schools Can H...

Oct 5, 2017 by

Anya Kamenetz – Fred Rogers, the beloved children’s television host, used to tell a story about when he would see scary...

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Want Change In Education? Look...

Oct 4, 2017 by

Anya Kamenetz – In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can’t recognize a single letter...

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‘You Should Be Outraged,...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Bill Chappell – USAFA Official via YouTube After racial slurs were scrawled outside black students’ doors at the U.S. Air...

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Campuses Cautious As They Adju...

Sep 29, 2017 by

Tovia Smith – New federal guidelines for handling allegations of sexual assault are prompting a range of reactions from school...

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