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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:03:00 -0400Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:19:00 -0400Fort Wayne, Ind., is home to one of the largest Burmese refugee populations in the U.S. One public high school there is helping them meet high expectations.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400Plus a bill for 'Dreamers' and a former for-profit college lobbyist leaves the Education Department.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:00 -0400When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:15 -0400A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:04:00 -0400In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:34:14 -0400A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:09:00 -0400Elementary school teacher Ron Morris of Riverside, California goes a step beyond to understand his students' backgrounds. It's one way Morris incorporates the culture of his students in the classroom.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:25:00 -0400In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:55:00 -0400Wikipedia has discovered an educational mission in an age of rampant truthiness. And it's enlisting college students to help.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:15:00 -0400A student who took an ethics course under Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School said he expressed controversial views on questions of gender discrimination.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 06:05:00 -0400Trump's proposed 13 percent budget cut is the top education story of the week. Also: What's happening with student aid.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:03:00 -0400The proposal from the White House calls for a $1.4 billion increase in funding for school choice; a total of $9 billion in cuts.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400Nearly every year a decades-old school busing program is threatened by the Kentucky legislature in one of the state's largest — and most segregated — cities.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:39:00 -0400Richard Kahlenberg of The Century Foundation argues that it's time to take a closer look at integration.