The popularity of social-emotional learning has given rise to concerns about low-quality curricula entering schools. But in Bristol, Virginia, a school is seeing academic success by focusing on students’ emotional well-being.
By Caroline Preston, The Hechinger Report
After hearing the rumors, Agustin Gomez thought he should take advantage of "the opportunity" to fulfill his son's dreams. He grabbed a few changes of clothing, bought the boy new shoes and left with what money he had, the boy's…
By Sonia Pérez D., Associated Press
Child poverty is worse now than it was before the Great Recession, despite strides toward economic recovery. That's according to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which found that rates were most severe for African-American and Native…
By PBS NewsHour
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