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Stories about education, opportunity, and how people learn. From APM Reports.
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Do administrators have to choose between protecting free speech and creating a civil climate on campus?
Across the country a gap persists between the number of black and Latino students graduating from state high schools, and the number enrolling as freshman at their state flagships.
The Bond Buster

The Bond Buster

2019-08-2900:37:15

Paul Dorr is a master of tactics to defeat referendums intended to finance public schools. He believes schools run by government steer kids away from Christianity. His campaigns -- most of them in the Midwest -- have also created lingering bitterness within communities.
There is a theory about how people read words -- one that's deeply embedded in teaching practices and curriculum materials widely used in elementary school classrooms. Although the idea has been disproved by cognitive scientists, it continues to be included in teacher preparation programs, promoted in professional development sessions, and marketed by publishers.
A growing body of research finds that repeatedly uprooted children are more likely to struggle in school and more likely to drop out. But there are ways to help them succeed.
Colleges need to get more students to graduate, and many schools are embracing a tool used by corporations and social media companies to track the clicks and movements of their customers: big data.
Seven new episodes beginning Aug. 6.
A recent survey from the APM Research Lab found most Americans think college is worth the cost.
A survey from the APM Research Lab shows that many people think funding has increased or stayed the same.
A lack of highly skilled workers leaves American employers unable to fill jobs.
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Seal757

This information is vital for teachers.

Aug 9th
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Katherine Lawrence

Thoroughly compelling!

Nov 1st
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