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Jamestown Discovery Reflects Grim Life of Early Settlers

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Click to download video Teachers: students may find some of this material disturbing New evidence found at Jamestown, the site of America’s first permanent English…read more

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Can Violent Video Games Cause Violent Behavior?

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Click here to download video After the shootings in Newtown, Conn., that killed 20 children and seven adults, the nation sought answers to how to…read more

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Domestic Violence is Also a Teen Problem

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Violence in the home can often go unseen and unreported, but it can have a profound effect on those who go through it. While domestic…read more

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Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State

Chicago Early Education Program Aims to Close Achievement Gap

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Children who grow up in middle class and educated households tend to absorb more vocabulary than their less fortunate classmates in the first years of…read more

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Can Teachers Prevent Dropouts?

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Click here to download video In Chicago, 23 of the school district’s high schools have taken an unconventional approach to increasing the number of students…read more

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