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Five high schoolers named National Student Poets

Five high school juniors, residing everywhere from Lake Worth, Florida, to Saratoga, California, have been named National Student Poets.  A partnership between the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the student…

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The Long, Bloody Strike For Ethnic Studies

The largest public university system in the country, the Cal State system, just announced a new graduation requirement: students must take an ethnic studies or social justice course. But ethnic studies might not even exist if it weren't for some…

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Districts go round and round on school bus reopening plans

School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place. Few challenges are proving to be more daunting than figuring out…

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Chicago schools to begin fall remotely, dropping hybrid plan

Chicago’s mayor on Wednesday announced that the nation’s third-largest school district will not welcome students back to the classroom, after all, and will instead rely only on remote instruction to start the school year. The city’s decision to abandon its…

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A crowdsourcing approach to homework help

Kids hate doing homework. Parents hate nagging about it. Teachers hate grading it. There are even ongoing debates among educators about whether all the assignments help students learn much.  Here’s one way that homework might be more effective: crowdsourcing help…

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