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Educators On A Hot Topic: Global Warming 101

Organizers of Saturday's nationwide March for Science have some pretty lofty goals: supporting science "as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity." Promoting "evidence-based policies in the public interest." Oh, and don't forget highlighting "the very real role that science…

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Trump order on visas worries city’s foreign teachers

President Donald Trump's decision to review a foreign worker visa program to ensure jobs are "offered to American workers first" has caused uncertainty for urban school districts such as Baltimore's that have long relied on teachers from overseas to augment…

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Local robotics teams battle in Houston for championship

High school robotics teams from Oak Ridge High School, Farragut High School, Hardin Valley Academy, L&N STEM Academy and South Doyle High School are battling in Houston this week for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championship.…

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks to educators in Ohio

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited the Early Education Center in Van Wert Thursday morning.  During visit, DeVos spoke to kids in the classroom, helping them with projects and getting a feel for the small public school district. The American Federation…

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How Parents Widen—or Shrink—Academic Gaps

Five years ago, Mary Muñoz thought she knew what it meant to be involved in her son's education.  She brought Christian, then in 1st grade, to school every morning, made sure he did homework every afternoon, and read with him…

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