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The Teacher Wars Among Year’s Best Books

Dana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is “pathetic”.

12/17/2014

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Poverty’s Impact On The Behavioral Health Of Children

Traumatized people develop strategies for survival – often tuning out or acting out – making teaching and learning extremely difficult.

12/16/2014

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Movie Offers New Explanation For Parting Of The Red Sea

New movie offers more realistic explanation for how Moses ‘parted’ the Red Sea.

12/15/2014

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Young Adults Living With Parents Will Fly The Nest In 2015

In 2012, 35% of Americans 18-31 were living at their parents’ homes. Several things will help them pack their bags and move out in 2015.

12/10/2014

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Peace Players International Bringing Neighbors At Odds Together

In places where prejudice and intolerance are part of the environment, Peace Players International bridges social divides.

12/09/2014

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‘River Of Booze’ Paints Troubling Picture Of College Life

An article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.

12/08/2014

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Gauging Poverty And Academic Performance

Homelessness and other factors in a student’s environment are predictors of chronic absenteeism and low achievement.

12/03/2014

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Limiting Technology In Education

Benjamin Waldman, identified as a junior at a prep school in a letter to the editor in Education Week, asks “When does technology become too prevalent in education?”

12/02/2014

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A Timely Remembrance Of Rosa Parks

This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.

12/01/2014

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Carver School A Standout For STEM Students

The Carver School of Engineering and Science leads a STEM educational experience for students who apply, building a supportive and caring school culture.

11/26/2014

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International Student Numbers Continue To Grow

The number of international students continues to grow with the biggest influx from China.

11/25/2014

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Circus Makes STEM Subjects Fun For Kids

The Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math – STEM, fun.

11/24/2014

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North Carolina School Excels In Teaching Dual Language Learners

The Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, NC is worthy of special attention.

11/19/2014

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New Survey Tracks America’s Kids After School

A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.

11/18/2014

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Making Kids Good Readers

Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.

11/17/2014

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