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June 06, 2013

A High School Diploma Is Practically a Nobel Prize

Education Week just released Diplomas Count 2013, the newest installment in an annual series focused on graduation.

March 25, 2013

New PBS School Documentary '180 Days': A Grueling, Hopeful Journey

A new PBS documentary explores a year in the life of a traditional public school in Washington, D.C.

March 18, 2013

New Briefs Connect School Climate to Bullying, Dropouts, More

A new set of briefs on topics including bullying, dropout prevention, and inclusion present the latest in research and best practice for effective school climate reform.

December 13, 2012

Policies Proposed, Change Demanded to End 'School-to-Prison Pipeline'

At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.

December 12, 2012

Ending 'School-to-Prison Pipeline' Subject of U.S. Senate Hearing

Federal lawmakers will hear ideas about how to keep schoolhouse infractions from turning students into juvenile delinquents, repeat offenders, high school dropouts, or lifelong criminals.

November 12, 2012

In Chicago, 32,000 Students Truant

More than 12 percent of Chicago K-8th graders missed more than four weeks of school in the 2010-11 school year.

November 09, 2012

Chronic Absenteeism Tackled in New Campaign

As many as 7.5 million American students miss 18 or more days of school each year—some 10 to 15 percent of students, and a new public service campaign launched today is attempting to attack the problem.

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