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


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


Obama to Kids: “You Have No Excuse”


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


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


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


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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