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Nine students sue to end teacher tenure in California

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Sisters Beatriz and Elizabeth Vergara attend public high school in a low-income, mostly Hispanic section of northern Los Angeles. Now they are also…read more

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Poetry brings happiness to troubled teens

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A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. Continue reading

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Vast inequality in arts education exists across N.C. elementary schools

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As the debate over the Common Core State Standards in math and language arts continues to rage in the states, some educators are more worried about the lack of requirement for arts education in schools. Continue reading

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American Promise

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Looking for a classroom resource to examine the relationship of race in education? “American Promise” spans 13 years in which Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson,…read more

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Active learning resources

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Active learning is a great way to engage students and help them reach their fullest potential. Research supports the positive effects of physical activity on…read more

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