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Schools Set to Adopt New “Common Core” Learning Standards


Change is coming to classrooms around the country as school districts in 45 states and the District of Columbia are set to adopt the Common…read more

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Bilingual Classrooms Turn English-Only in Effort to Improve Test scores


Click to download video Faculty at DiLoreto School in New Britain, Conn., are facing push-back from their community after deciding to switch from a dual-language…read more

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Pakistani doctors removed a bullet from 14-year-old’s Malala’s head. The Taliban shot the child campaigner in a horrific attack condemned by national leaders and human rights activists.

Malala Champions Universal Education


Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani youth advocate for girls’ education who gained worldwide fame last year after she was shot by the Taliban, recently celebrated her…read more


Mentors Help New Teachers Reach Success in the Classroom


Click to download video For years, teachers have been leaving their classroom jobs at an alarming rate. While burnout increases and teacher exit rates reach…read more


Can Teachers Prevent Dropouts?


Click to download video In Chicago, 23 of the school district’s high schools have taken an unconventional approach to increasing the number of students who…read more


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