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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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Obama to Kids: “You Have No Excuse”

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President Obama spoke at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., as part of an administration back-to-school event. The speech, which was broadcast…read more

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D.C. Test Scores Improve, But Reforms Remain Controversial

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While Washington D.C. school system is considered one of the worst school systems in nation, aggressive reforms have resulted in high standardized test scores under…read more

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11-year-old Interviews President Obama

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Damon Weaver, a south Florida elementary school student reporter, landed his biggest interview yet: a sit-down talk with the President of the United States. President…read more

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Education Reform Offered to Schools That Want to Compete

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President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced a new “Race to the Top” program for schools and school districts around the country to…read more

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