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December 11, 2012
December 07, 2012
In separate reports, the NAACP and the Annie E. Casey Foundation looked at the broad causes of, and solutions to, America's education problems. Government was part of both.
November 21, 2012
A Frontline documentary offers a wrenching account of the impacts of poverty on three American families and their young children.
November 15, 2012
But the real question is whether parents who feel more confident helping their children learn reading and math after watching the show would be OK with their kids bringing home an elephant, taking their toy robots for a swim, or make cakes out of radishes instead of carrots.
November 09, 2012
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.
November 06, 2012
"Real Time Coaching" puts mentor teachers right inside new teachers' ears.
November 06, 2012
A high school debate featuring student representatives of the 2012 presidential candidates models how to engage students in politics.
October 24, 2012
Teacher Catlin Tucker discussed her use of blended learning in an Education Week chat.
October 10, 2012
In 2010, the U.S. Senate asked two organizations to create an annual evaluation of the country's support for children. Today, those organizations released their first report.
October 03, 2012
Organized by the American Library Association, Banned Books Week celebrates open access to information, while issuing a call to action against censorship.