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Students are supposed to read The Scarlet Letter, not wear it

Shaming students is keeping schools from teaching them

Five years after Common Core, a mysterious spike in failure rate among NY high school students

Potential signs of long-lasting problems for low-achieving students

Students dance during an after school 'Love for Learning' night of activities with parents and children at the Byrd First Class Early Learning Center on February 12, 2015 in Selma, Alabama. The Byrd First Class Early Learning Center houses all of the city's pre-K students in one school.

Bold, progressive ideas aren’t unrealistic

Old-school Democrats should embrace ambitious policies, as the working-class whites they covet do

The problem with high-stakes testing and women in STEM

NYC high school entrance exam finds brightest girls do better in STEM classes than on standardized entrance exams

10 of the most important stories about education research in 2018

Insights into implicit bias in the classroom, declining numbers of students and educating immigrant students

Schools need to step up to fight a rise in suicides among black children

Suicide rates for black children have doubled; we need to find out why and do something about it

The ‘dirty secret’ about educational innovation

A 2018 federal report found that only 18 percent of the innovations funded by the Education Department lifted student achievement

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Charter school leaders should talk more about racism

Praising charters for “doing more with less” ignores how racist systems have devalued black communities, starving kids in both traditional and charter schools of resources

The debate over students with disabilities, suspensions and race

New research finds that disabilities might have nothing to do with why black students are suspended more than white students

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

Students who feel disconnected from their community are more likely to lash out

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