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The 50 Most Segregating School Borders In America

Fast-forward more than 40 years after that ruling. One of the school borders at the heart of that case tops EdBuild's new list: the jagged...

What It's Like To Be College-Bound And Worried About Your Immigration Status

The Ed team connected with them via video chat so they could talk about the challenges they're facing on the road to college. ....

Scientific Secrets To Keep Kids In College

... Thinking, Fast And Slow. Education is one of several program areas at Ideas42, along with health, poverty and development, consumer finance, and sustainability. Earlier...

James Moore Drive in Jackson to be closed for pipe repair

City of Jackson public works crews will be closing James Moore Drive for up to two weeks beginning Tuesday in order to replace a pipe...

What Did Mike Pence Do For Indiana Schools As Governor? Here's A Look

"Got to get rid of Common Core — fast." That was Trump just before presenting Pence on television to the nation as his running mate...

Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

Growing up fast. There was a time when the idea of Christian going to college was not in the picture. He grew up in a...

Practice Makes Possible: What We Learn By Studying Amazing Kids

Not so fast. "I have made it a hobby to investigate the stories of such prodigies," Ericsson writes, "and I can report with confidence that...

Raise A Glass To Perry, Craft Cider's Pear Cousin

Other cuttings were obtained from the USDA's National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis, Ore. At Blackduck Cidery in Ovid, N.Y., owners John Reynolds and Shannon...

Veteran GOP Congressman John Duncan, Jr., Endorses Donald Trump

's Robert Siegel interviews Republican Rep. John Duncan, Jr., of Tennessee about his support for Donald Trump. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Now to a veteran Republican...

Captain America, Aaron Burr, And The Politics Of Killing Your Friends

The rest of the film is admittedly full of entertaining fistfights and one-liners and bad guys with accents and a shot of Chris Evans' arms...

A Symphony's Big Challenge: Lift A Tough School Through Music

"One lesson we've learned is don't go too big, too fast," Bergauer says. "We learned that we can make a bigger difference if we invest...

As The Water Crisis Continues, Flint's Superintendent Looks Forward

But despite his fast response, he tells Renee, as he thinks about the future, he can't help but worry about facing a possible influx of...

Kids And Screen Time: A Peek At Upcoming Guidance

We are hoping to expedite the process for these particular recommendations in light of the fast-changing landscape of children's media use. We understand that, as...

'A Bit Of A Montessori 2.0': Khan Academy Opens A Lab School

I interviewed Khan Academy founder and CEO Salman Khan on Here & Now, the live midday news show from and WBUR, about the value...

Behind The Shortage Of Special Ed Teachers: Long Hours, Crushing Paperwork

Candidates are put on a fast track to complete a master's degree, and they receive one-on-one support as they begin their new career. Similar programs...

ANCC urges Foreign Affairs Minister of Canada Rob Nicholson to condemn ...

“Armenpress” reports that Girair Basmadjian, President of Armenian National Committee of Canada, mentioned about this in a letter addressed to Foreign Affairs Minister of Canada...

Yerevan Bestseller 3/27: "The Great Gatsby" back on Bestseller list

Yerevan Bestseller 3/27: "The Great Gatsby" back on Bestseller listThe result is an edifice of faith for the ages, unique in Christian literature for its...

Fundraising Site For Teachers Illuminates Classroom Disparities

(blog) (blog)What happens when a teacher wants to assign an extra book for class, but the school can't afford a copy for every student?...

Community Calendar: Three Rivers Council to meet Thursday

#The Atlanta Humane Society will be holding a low-cost spay and neuter clinic Feb. 25-26 at Jasper County Animal Control, 126 Mack Tillman Drive, Monticello.

It's 2014. All Children Are Supposed To Be Proficient. What Happened?

(blog) (blog)A big change seen in about half the states is a focus on growth — how fast test scores are moving and in...

The Myth Of The Superstar Superintendent?

(blog) (blog)But not fast enough. "A good superintendent empowers leading visionary principals and teacher leaders at the school," she says. But what actually happens...

Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

For All Things Considered's series on Men in America, we asked the guys out there: What are the movies that make you cry? While reading...

Where The Wild Things Play

(blog) (blog)This week, Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates to learning. Braden Swenson wanders into ...

A Debate Over Standards And Implementation ... In The Lunchroom

(blog) (blog)Meanwhile, the percentage of schools that offer lots of prepackaged foods but nothing by way of produce is going down fast. Kids are...

Servisair Inc. And Teamsters Reach New Collective Agreement

OTTAWA, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Servisair Inc.

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

(blog) (blog)These discount rates are climbing fast. They are the highest recorded since the study began in 2000. Now, colleges aren't in the habit...

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

(blog) (blog)These discount rates are climbing fast. They are the highest recorded since the study began in 2000. Now, colleges aren't in the habit...

A Role Model Pipeline For Young Black Men

(blog)I grew up too fast, as they say." Call Me Mister includes a network of two-year and four-year partner colleges. Participation gives these men...

Tackling Sexual Assault On Campus With Comedy

(blog) (blog)Stewart, along with correspondents Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper, ran through a fast-paced primer on how the unofficial rules for staying safe on...

Cantor's Defeat and the Implications for Charter Schools

However, in Cantor's defeat, education reform advocates inside and outside of government lose a high-profile national advocate, a legislator on the fast track to replace...

Linda Oh Brings Sun Pictures to New Haven

What, under normal conditions, would appear to be robust signs of life will continue at the West End venue at 7:30 pm on Friday, June...

Life After 'Life': Aging Inmates Struggle For Redemption

So he said he went and got a gun and went to a liquor store and said I'm not here to rob you, but I...

Jazz Goes to Church In Its Sunday Best

Add to this holy alliance a 15-piece jazz ensemble featuring premier Connecticut-based jazz musicians: alto saxophonist John Mastroianni; tenor saxophonist Jovan Alexandre; trumpeter Josh Evans;...

Availability Of State-Funded Pre-K Varies Widely

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the data is a "reminder of how much work we still have to do to ensure that every child gets...

General's Opinion On Benghazi Draws A Rebuke

Angered by the omission of the email in material subpoenaed by the House, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, called on Secretary of State John Kerry to...

Keep It Brief, Commencement Speakers! No One Will Remember Anyway

... be relevant to graduation ceremonies. In a recent op-ed, Wilde argues that the commencement speech is overrated. ... "I'd get in and out fast...

Letterman's Departure Will Reshape Late-Night

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's fast start replacing Jay Leno on the "Tonight" show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman...

Pigeon Forge takes advantage of Gatlinburg-Pittman errors

Duncan had allowed just three hits in her previous two games and finally got the zero on the board on Monday. Late in the game,...

Pope Francis blesses film Noah at meeting with Russell Crowe

Last Wednesday Crowe attended the Pope's weekly general address at the Vatican - Variety magazine claimed a meeting between Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore, director...

Rescuers Continue Searching Rubble From NYC Blast

ABC News "We have to think of survivors and work in that way, with hope," said Fire Department of New York Chief Edward Kilduff. The search...

Death Toll In NYC Gas Explosion Climbs To 8

Newsweek Con Ed CEO John McAvoy said the call had been correctly categorized as low priority. "A single person calling that they smelled gas outside of...

Move To Honor Prohibition-Era 'Untouchable' Hits A Snag

Not so fast, says Chicago Alderman Edward Burke. He spearheaded a resolution approved by the Chicago City Council telling the senators that they should drop...