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The invisible signs to look for on the first day of school

Hunger and homelessness hamper kids’ ability to learn

Clusters of black science majors offer a map for future investment

Businesses should pay attention to black communities’ growth in cities

How artificial intelligence could help teachers do a better job

In an experiment, researchers built an algorithmic teacher observer for analyzing the quality of instruction

Restorative justice is about more than just reducing suspensions

Psychologists are exploring how traditional disciplinary tactics fall short and why community-minded alternatives are worth exploring

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson watches during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.

Disrupting education, the NFL way

Hiring more black public school teachers helps students get to the goal line

The United States Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

A conservative Supreme Court could threaten the education of immigrant students

When they come for our rights, who will you stand with — and who will stand with you?

When students are better role models than school leaders

The suppression of human rights and free speech starts in school

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In 6 states, school districts with the neediest students get less money than the wealthiest

New federal data shows a 3.4 percent funding gap between rich and poor school districts

Teachers continue their strike at the state capitol on April 9, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Thousands of teachers and supporters continue to rally at the state Capitol as Oklahoma becomes the latest state to be plagued by teacher strife. Teachers are walking off the job after a $6,100 pay raise was rushed through the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.

If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you don’t work over the weekend, thank a union

The Janus Supreme Court ruling is bad news for all of us

Neuroscientists have found that curious students learn better because their brain activity changes in ways that help them retain new information. Now researchers are testing ways to encourage that curiosity — for example, by encouraging teachers to model inquisitive behavior.

Piqued: The case for curiosity

Scientists are discovering that curious learners from low-income households perform as well as affluent students

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