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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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How One School Turns Elementary Students Into Global Citizens

Almost a decade ago, my school's 5th grade teaching team decided to make a radical change to our social studies curriculum. We reworked our traditional American history class into a yearlong, global citizenship curriculum. Instead of looking at the foundations…

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Advocates demand public school funding, not border wall

School advocates launched a campaign Tuesday urging President Donald Trump’s administration to divert funds earmarked for controversial policies to better fund public education. The two-week “Build Schools, Not Walls” campaign is spearheaded by the Alliance to Reclaim our Schools, a…

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