Arabic is the second-most common foreign language spoken at home in the Houston school district, and the metropolitan region has seen its Arabic-speaking population spike in recent years.
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November 14, 2014
The districts will get 24-hour notice if the decision is released on a weekend and three-hour notice if it is released on a weekday.
October 22, 2014
After a few troubling incidents involving parents, a local group wants the Rochester City School District to revisit its family-outreach efforts.
October 10, 2014
The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.
September 26, 2014
Students in Jefferson County, Colo., have been staging walk-outs this week to register protest against proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum .
September 25, 2014
Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.
September 24, 2014
Hundreds of high school students in Jefferson County, Colo., protested proposed changes to history curricula.
May 17, 2013
Staff and students in Philadelphia are protesting the draconian budget measures.
February 26, 2013
These buildings aren't just schools, they're touchstones. They're testaments to our local values. The Friday night lights that have illuminated our skies for decades, the school gyms that have echoed with play since the Greatest Generation was young--these aren't monuments to sports. They're monuments to community. They're beacons of our local control, of the togetherness we cherish in our hometowns and city neighborhoods. We don't want education fads imposed on us by Austin or, even worse, out-of-state billionaires.
February 05, 2013
A group students in Portland, Ore. is organizing a boycott of the state's high-stakes standardized tests.