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Why we still need Freedom Schools, 50 years later

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Half a century ago, students and local organizers banded together to fight to end segregation and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States. Continue reading

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Head Start Trauma Smart teaches preschoolers to deal with “big feelings”

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Each year, thousands of American children are expelled from preschool, many because of behavioral issues related to trauma they have already experienced in…read more

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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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