School Based Health Centers Making Strides for Kids

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The best teachers and schools cannot compensate for poor health, hunger, fear and sadness, violence, bullying or poverty. When students wrestle with these and other social barriers, they are more likely to miss school, do poorly on tests and drop out.

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Youth as Change Agents

In evaluating the state of racism in 21st century America, some of the greatest change is coming from youth leaders. GlobalPolicy.TV, with permission is bringing you the second article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans See Race Too Much – or Not Enough? published by The American Prospect […]

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Zero-Basing Public Schools, Free-Basing Education Policy

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There was a tale of two school districts on display at Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum on Saturday morning. The occasion was Congressman Elijah Cummings’s annual arts competition–an event in which students from high schools across his Congressional district submit their best work in the hopes of winning the honor of having their art hang in […]

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What Works in U.S. Public Schools, Part 4

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Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University talks about her incredible experiences meeting with hundreds of teachers and policy makers. Topics include school reform, U.S. education policy and No Child Left Behind.

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