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Nov 21, 2017
Justice Department Threatens To Sue Harvard In Admissions Probe
The investigation is looking into claims that its admissions policies discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants by holding them to higher standards than black and Latino applicants.

Nov 21, 2017
Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone
It's a question most parents will wrestle with at some point — when is the right time to give my child a smartphone? Let's tick through a few other questions first.

Nov 20, 2017
For Many Puerto Ricans, College Plans Washed Away With Hurricane Maria
As Puerto Rico students settle into high school on the mainland — one big question emerges: What happens to my college plans? That's especially scary for seniors, as application deadlines loom.

Nov 19, 2017
D.C.'s School For Young Boys Of Color Tackles Mistrust Between Students And Police
Washington, D.C., has created a new, all-boys public school designed specifically for the district's young men of color: Ron Brown College Preparatory High School. For one year, reporters from NPR and Education Week partnered to document the birth of this new school.

Nov 19, 2017
School Trip To D.C. Canceled Over Fears Of Mass Shooting
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Superintendent Jim Powell of Ohio's North Ridgeville City Schools why he canceled the eight grade trip to Washington, D.C., over safety concerns.

Nov 19, 2017
To Tax Or Not To Tax University Endowments
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Grinnell College President Raynard Kington about the proposed excise tax on endowment income. The small Iowa school has a very large endowment.

Nov 18, 2017
If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?
Despite being one of the first places in Asia to recognize same-sex unions and require schools to teach sex education, Taiwanese society is having a hard time catching up.

Nov 17, 2017
Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?
16 million children face hunger in the U.S., which can prevent them from performing well in school. Chef Sam Kass describes a simple solution with a potentially huge impact: free breakfast.

Nov 17, 2017
Wendy Troxel: Does High School Start Too Early?
Sleep expert Wendy Troxel says teens are sleep-deprived because of early school start times that cater to adults. She says high schools should start classes at least an hour later.

Nov 17, 2017
How Mass Shootings Are Forcing Schools To Re-Evaluate Safety
Teachers are learning how to protect their students from the possibility of a school shooting. That can include anything from locking doors to tackling the assailant.


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Nov 22, 2017
AJC top teacher Lynnette Lindesay of Fulton helps students follow their passion
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 22, 2017
AJC top teacher Jim Reason of Gwinnett buoys students in pool and classroom
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 21, 2017
AJC top teacher Kari Parlier of Gwinnett roots for students in and out of classroom
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 21, 2017
AJC top teacher Tiffany Bunch inspires fellow DeKalb educators
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 20, 2017
AJC top teacher Farhat Ahmad gives Fulton students voice and hope
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 20, 2017
AJC top teacher Angela Gray of Gwinnett created ‘Sunday Socials’ in the park to engage kids
The AJC created the Celebrating Teachers Awards this year to showcase remarkable Georgia educators. More than 375 teachers were nominated in the inaugural round of the…

Nov 17, 2017
Who got into University of Georgia today?
From the University of Georgia press office today: Nearly 15,000 students applied for early action admission to the University of Georgia’s Class of 2022, bringing record…

Nov 17, 2017
Pulling both ends of the rope on campus free speech
College students, including those on Georgia campuses, are battling for free speech, challenging school administrators on limits to protests and demonstrations. At the same time, students…


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