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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Arrest of teenage inventor sparks conversation about Islamophobia


When Ahmed Mohamed brought his homemade clock into school, he hoped to impress his teacher. He did not expect to be arrested. Continue reading

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Kids in trouble learn life skills through classical guitar


A program in a Texas juvenile justice center allows young men to improve their lives through classical music. Continue reading

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Should high school students take college courses?


In a region of South Texas with high poverty and low levels of education, one school district offers students a chance at a better future through higher education. Continue reading

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New teachers face increasing instability


Teachers make up one of the largest portions of the U.S. workforce, but the more than 200,000 men and women graduating from teaching programs this year face a shortage of jobs, stagnant salaries, increasing focus on standardized testing and growing aversion to tenure. Continue reading

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