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Ya Aprendí Esto: El Reto De Enseñar A Los Estudiantes TAG


¿Como deberían las escuelas enseñar a estudiantes quienes están adelantados académica, como Anna y Johnathan, participantes del proyecto "Clase del 2025"?

Dislexia: Cuando Aprender A Leer, Parece Imposible


Para uno de cada cinco de nosotros, aprender a leer puede parecer casi imposible. ¿Que están haciendo los estados para ayudar a estudiantes quienes están retrasados en su lectura debido a problemas de aprendizaje?

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.

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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.

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Baby's Got Mail: Free Books Boost Early Literacy

A simple, scalable way to reach kids before they enter school: You sign up and get a free book in the mail every month until your child turns 5.

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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.

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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.

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More Than 8,000 Homeless Students Recorded In Portland Area

The districts with the largest populations of homeless youth are Portland Public Schools, with 1,509 students, and Beaverton School District with even more at 1,522.

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Help Wanted: Questionable Hiring And Non-Native Administrators At Chemawa

Chemawa staff members said they've observed nepotism and favoritism from federal overseers. And Chemawa's lack of Native administrators has some students feeling underserved.

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UO Pursues Conduct Charges Against Student Protesters Despite Backlash

University of Oregon administration is facing growing backlash over its decision to pursue student conduct charges against a group of protesters who disrupted a speech by UO President Michael Schill.

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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.

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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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Law Graduate With Criminal Past Allowed To Take Washington Bar Exam

The Washington State Supreme Court has decided that it believes in second chances and rehabilitation in a case involving a former drug addict who transformed into a promising future attorney.


Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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