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  • April 5, 2007  

    For students attending schools at hundreds of military installations, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are a constant topic for discussion, even at the youngest of ages. Special correspondent John Merrow reports from one school in Fort Bragg, N.C. Continue reading

  • October 3, 2006  

    Three shootings at schools in the past week, including the attack on an Amish schoolhouse near Lancaster, Pa., that claimed the lives of five girls, have heightened concerns about school safety nationwide. A reporter covering the Amish shooting and a professor who heads a youth violence project discuss the school shootings. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2006   BY Admin 

    The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would consider a pair of cases which takes race into account when assigning students to high schools. Continue reading

  • September 3, 2004   BY Admin 

    At least 100 people died on Friday after Russian commandos stormed a school in southern Russia where separatist rebels held an estimated 1,500 people hostage — mostly women and children. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2004   BY Admin 

    Militants holding hundreds of people hostage in a Russian school released 26 women and children Thursday afternoon, the first sign of progress in negotiations between Russian officials and the insurgents. Continue reading

  • May 22, 1998  

    Springfield, Oregon continues to mourn following a deadly shooting at a local high school. This shooting is the latest in a string of violence that has marred the school year. Is this violence an aberration or an escalating problem? Continue reading

  • May 22, 1998  

    Springfield, Oregon continues to mourn following a deadly shooting at a local high school. This shooting is the latest in a string of violence that has marred the school year. Is this violence an aberration or an escalating problem? Margaret Warner gauges the situation with three experts. Continue reading

  • February 18, 1997  

    In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges Hall became the first African American child to desegregate an elementary school. In honor of National Black History Month, Hall discusses her memories of the first day she entered her new school in New Orleans, her first year when she was in a class of one, and her efforts to improve education. Continue reading

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