Both presidential candidates have comprehensive education platforms and both will have to deal with a changing student body with complex needs. (Learn more about education platforms from PBS's By the People.)This week, NOW tells the story of an innovative highschool with targets older immigrants and at-risk students. Learn more about the successes of Manhattan Night and Day Comprehensive.
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Debate The No Child Left Behind Act and School Vouchers
FACTS AND FIGURES:
The United States ranks twenty-two percent below the international average in math scores. But the U.S. ranks near the top worldwide in educating girls. Also, our kids are getting fatter can school programs stop the trend?