Substitute teacher shortage ad...

Apr 14, 2017 by

‘I’ve never seen it this dire,’ Niagara Falls City School District Superintendent Mark Laurrie says of the struggle...

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Chicago schools try a new disc...

Apr 13, 2017 by

Chicago public schools are pivoting from heavy reliance on expulsions and suspensions to a focus on social and emotional learning and...

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Without FAFSA simplification t...

Apr 6, 2017 by

  After a security threat spurred the IRS to suspend a tool used in the college financial aid application process, some students...

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Lebanon’s dual approach to Syr...

Apr 5, 2017 by

Nicholas Blanford – Saadnayel, Lebanon—In a quiet field on the outskirts of this Bekaa Valley town, dozens of children under...

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An up-and-coming pianist share...

Apr 3, 2017 by

Jan Lisiecki, age 22, has already performed at Carnegie Hall and recorded several albums. He’s also made humanitarian work a...

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Sober high: How ‘recover...

Apr 2, 2017 by

The specialized high schools, such as one in Brockton, Mass., emphasize overcoming drug-abuse problems as much as they do mastering...

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What does it mean to keep scho...

Mar 31, 2017 by

From Miami to Minneapolis, schools are clarifying procedures to ensure students can access the education they are entitled to by law....

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Why high court’s ruling ...

Mar 31, 2017 by

Beyond the legal implications, the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision is evidence of the shift in the way America thinks about...

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First US ‘microcollege&#...

Mar 29, 2017 by

Run by Bard College and The Care Center in Holyoke, Mass., the free-tuition program takes an education-first approach to ending...

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Responsible fatherhood: He’s b...

Mar 25, 2017 by

Joseph Jones knows firsthand what it feels like as a kid to not have a father around. So he’s been helping other men be good parents...

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Russia set to unveil the world...

Mar 25, 2017 by

The Great Russian Encyclopedia is heir to – and corrects the flaws of – the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, last published in the 1970s....

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To boost its economy, Tennesse...

Mar 20, 2017 by

Job opportunities in many parts of Tennessee are plentiful, but too many residents don’t have the skills to fill them. Now...

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Campuses take a stand when pro...

Mar 18, 2017 by

In a move to expose students to more diverse viewpoints, colleges and universities have invited controversial figures to speak,...

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Three myths holding back Ameri...

Mar 15, 2017 by

The image of the one-room schoolhouse, while iconic, hints at entrenched misperceptions that could actually make reform more...

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Can you have school choice and...

Mar 14, 2017 by

Places with many charter schools – like Washington, D.C., and Cleveland – are finding tension but also collaboration between public...

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For students at an American un...

Mar 13, 2017 by

Iraq was removed from the revised executive order President Trump signed this week. But at an American-founded school that aims to...

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So girls in developing regions...

Mar 11, 2017 by

The nonprofit Sewpportive Friends is creating menstrual supplies for two Zimbabwean locations – a sign of the increased global...

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Neglected under ISIS, schools ...

Mar 8, 2017 by

Just weeks after the eastern part of the city was liberated, schools are scrambling to accommodate eager learners. Education suffered...

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How Boston achieved its record...

Mar 5, 2017 by

Even more encouraging, experts say: The number of African-American and Latino students graduating jumped by double digits over the...

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To help student vets, college ...

Mar 1, 2017 by

Texas A & M University recently became the first college in the US to require all faculty and staff to take the training, which...

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