Within three years of arriving in Canada's public schools, children of new migrants do as well as native-born children.
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Chicago students are allying with Parkland's student activists to amplify their calls for gun reform. Hear Chicago students describe, in their own words, how they deal with the daily threat of gun violence.
November 21, 2017
Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how a culturally inclusive approach to teaching can help students overcome societal hurdles.
April 05, 2017
Four hundred New York City teachers got free tickets to see the musical "Hamilton," and received training on how to bring the show's lessons into their schools.
February 23, 2017
The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have withdrawn federal guidelines that required schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. What does this mean for districts and students?
July 07, 2016
The landmark 1966 report "Equality of Educational Opportunity" dramatically changed the debate on how schools, families, and communities affect student learning. In a Q&A video, co-author and Johns Hopkins University researcher James McPartland talks about some key findings that are still important today.
June 30, 2016
About 10 years ago, Georgia State University realized that its low-income, minority, and first generation students were dropping out at high rates. So they began analyzing student data to figure out solutions. What did they discover?
June 17, 2016
Due to their selectivity, elite high schools often lack a diverse student population. How can these institutions attract and welcome more students of color?
June 15, 2016
Twenty-five years ago this month, Minnesota passed the country's first charter school law. Since then, the charter sector has expanded exponentially and evolved significantly.
June 09, 2016
PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan hosted a Google hangout recently to discuss new research that shows mispronunciation of a student's name can have a long-lasting impact both within and outside of the classroom.