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California school integrates play with learning

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Imagine going to a school without desks or worksheets. Learning takes place while sitting on couches, using computers, playing video games on plasma…read more

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California court knocks down teacher tenure

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In a landmark decision, a California judge declared the state’s strong tenure laws for public school teachers are unconstitutional. This move could make it easier to fire ineffective teachers. Continue reading

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BMW apprenticeship paves road to unique opportunities

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Twenty-nine-year-old Dustin Reid is part of the BMW apprenticeship program that is like a typical apprenticeship model, which offers on the job training…read more

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Healthy school lunch menus spark political food fight

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The Healthy Hunger-Free Act that First Lady Michelle Obama championed in 2010 is getting criticism from some school administrators and Republicans in Congress who say that the healthy food requirements have led to burdensome costs and more food in the garbage cans. Continue reading

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American high schools hit graduation milestone

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO America has reached a high school graduation milestone: a new report shows that more than 80 percent of students graduated on time in…read more

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