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Storytelling helps young English learners grow


Young children from families newly arrived in the United States often do not speak English at home, making it harder for them to learn. Continue reading

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Providing support and education for refugee children in the U.S.


DOWNLOAD VIDEO In the United States, where hundreds of thousands of people arrive each year seeking safety and opportunities for their families, education becomes one…read more


“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

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President Obama says schools should test less


The president and the U.S. Department of Education have called on states to cut back on the number of standardized tests students take. Continue reading

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What happens when schools suspend young students?


More than three million students are suspended from public schools in the U.S. each year, including some students as young as kindergarten. Continue reading

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