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In Kentucky, Students Succeed Without Tests

A few minutes away, Bate Middle School is a more mundane '70s-era, red-brick building. But what's happening inside is anything but mundane. I've driven the 37 miles from Lexington to see one of the most closely watched efforts in the…

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D.C. classrooms welcome babies in effort to teach empathy

The newest teachers at the District’s Maury Elementary School haven’t been to college. They can’t tie their own shoes. They don’t speak much English. And they aren’t potty-trained. They are babies. Mostly bald, and completely mesmerizing. Maury is one of…

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International Recognition for Hawaiian Language Preschools

The ʻAha Pūnana Leo’s Hawaiian language preschools have just been granted by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) the first ever accreditation of an early education program conducted through an endangered and indigenous language worldwide. A distinguished team…

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U.S. Schools Cut ‘Pink Slime’ Purchases More Than 94%

U.S. schools cut their use of lean, finely textured beef by more than 94 percent in the most recent fiscal year, resisting meat-industry efforts to win acceptance of the product that food activists have dubbed “pink slime.” Schools bought 392,000…

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Concussions and an N.F.L. Paradox

In 2009, Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the N.F.L., wasskewered by lawmakers on Capitol Hill for denying the severity of concussions and failing to do more to help retired players with brain injuries. Five years later, the issue moved to the…

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