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President Obama says schools should test less


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


What happens when schools suspend young students?


More than three million students are suspended from public schools in the U.S. each year, including some students as young as kindergarten. Continue reading


Arrest of teenage inventor sparks conversation about Islamophobia


When Ahmed Mohamed brought his homemade clock into school, he hoped to impress his teacher. He did not expect to be arrested. Continue reading


Kids in trouble learn life skills through classical guitar


A program in a Texas juvenile justice center allows young men to improve their lives through classical music. Continue reading


Should high school students take college courses?


In a region of South Texas with high poverty and low levels of education, one school district offers students a chance at a better future through higher education. Continue reading

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