Learning How Bullying Happens In Order To Prevent It

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A new national survey asked students about how they experience bullying in order to help educators try to stop it.

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Is The F-Word Ever OK In The Classroom?

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A new high school in Washington, D.C., brings a radical approach to discipline — including allowing cursing by students. Should that behavior be tolerated? Or punished?

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2 Years After 'Opt Out,' Are Students Taking Fewer Tests?

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What has changed — and what hasn't — since President Obama called for a new approach amid a national debate over how much time students spend preparing for, and taking, standardized tests.

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Teachers Report Stressed, Anxious Students In The 'Age Of Trump'

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In a national survey by UCLA researchers, teachers say they have students who are concerned for themselves and their families. And some teachers have seen a decline in classroom civility.

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Puerto Rican Students Head To The Mainland For School

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Students are leaving their homes and sometimes their families, to catch a flight off the island. When they land, they hope to find electricity, running water, cell service, and homework.

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When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class

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One small school district in New Hampshire was performing at the bottom of the state when it came to standardized tests and graduation rates. Then, leaders totally changed the way teachers taught.

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The Monumental Task Of Reopening Puerto Rico's Schools

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Puerto Rico's education secretary, Julia Keleher, says the few schools that are open are providing basic services. But there's still so much work to be done.

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Betsy DeVos' First Semester: A Status Report

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Charter schools, student loans, campus sexual assault: Here's what the education secretary has been up to.

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For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

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Sesame Street in Communities aims to teach emotional coping skills to the youngest survivors of adversity, using characters familiar to millions.

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For DACA Teachers, Uncertainty Lingers On The Last Day To Renew

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As the last renewal for DACA sets in, teachers in the program worry about their futures and the possibility of having to leave their students.

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How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

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Whether it's a hurricane, a mass shooting, racial and political violence or family trauma closer to home, teachers can be helpers. Here's our roundup of what you can do in these difficult situations.

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