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What Flint schools are doing to protect children from lead

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When the city of Flint, Michigan began using the Flint River as a water source to save money three years ago, the water flowing through the aging pipes caused lead, a neurotoxin that affects brain development, to leach into the water supply. Continue reading

All-girls robotics team from Afghanistan competes after initial visa denial

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An all-girls team from Afghanistan reached the United States for a robotics competition after having their visas denied twice by American officials. Finally, they were allowed into the country. Continue reading

Trump administration slashes education budget to fund school choice

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The Trump administration’s budget, which has yet to pass Congress, proposed deep cuts to a large number of federal agencies and initiatives which sought to compensate for trillions of dollars in tax cuts, a sizable military buildup and a renewed investment in infrastructure. Continue reading

Education nominee Betsy DeVos faces questions on school choice

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The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, saw many questions about her support of school choice and charters. Continue reading

How teachers and students discuss the election in the classroom

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Ahead of the third and final debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, educators around the country have found themselves struggling to teach and discuss this turbulent election in the classroom. Continue reading

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