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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

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

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

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

Pakistani youth ambassadors are “inspiration to all who feel helpless”

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Keegan and Elisa from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Md., recently interviewed Khainat and Shazia,…read more

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