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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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Why some students are choosing to go to high school for six years

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO When it comes to high school, should six years be the new four? At Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), students…read more

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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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