Nearly 200 Atlanta educators were suspected of erasing and correcting student answers on standardized tests, in order to boost scores. Years later, the fallout of that scandal reverberates.
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August 03, 2017
Two years after the lead crisis in Flint, Mich., began, Superintendent Bilal Tawwab is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead exposure in children.
July 26, 2017
After having their visas denied twice, an all-girls team from Afghanistan has made it to the U.S. to compete in an international high school robotics competition.
June 23, 2017
How are school administrators keeping tabs on students' social posts without violating free speech and privacy rights?
June 08, 2017
In today's world, where fabricated news stories are often presented as legitimate, media literacy is more important than ever. In Washington state, media literacy advocates and legislators are working together to create curriculum to create digitally literate citizens.
May 19, 2017
Most school buses do not have seat belts — a safety concern for children nationwide. However, a number of states are considering legislation to change that.
May 04, 2017
Most undocumented students in the U.S. are protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But immigration arrests are now up by 33 percent nationwide, and many DACA recipients are uncertain about their future.
April 20, 2017
Students in the veterinary science program at Monument Valley High School, located in Navajo Nation in northeast Arizona, get hands-on instruction that prepares them for college and careers.