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Urban-Suburban school desegregation program seen as model

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More than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools in Brown vs. Board of Education, data shows that many school districts s are more segregated than ever — with some key exceptions. Continue reading

Addressing segregation in U.S. schools

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Sixty-one years after the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in schools in the United States, many students today attend schools with stark racial and economic disparities. Continue reading

Storytelling helps young English learners grow

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Young children from families newly arrived in the United States often do not speak English at home, making it harder for them to learn. Continue reading

Providing support and education for refugee children in the U.S.

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In the United States, where hundreds of thousands of people arrive each year seeking safety and opportunities for their families, education becomes one…read more

President Obama says schools should test less

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The president and the U.S. Department of Education have called on states to cut back on the number of standardized tests students take. Continue reading

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