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The Hankinses with their son David. A family court judge rejected the New York City Department of Education’s allegation that the couple had neglected their child by keeping him out of school and having “unrealistic expectations” for his education.

When schools use child protective services as a weapon against parents

Many school employees are legally obligated to report any suspicion of child abuse and neglect, but sometimes that authority is misused

TEACHER VOICE: Why that chatty student driving you nuts could become president of the United States

Three ways that kids learn to develop their interpersonal skills

Oliver Francis, of Philadelphia, was placed in foster care because he was truant. He graduated from George Junior Republic, a residential school in Grove City, Pennsylvania, this spring.

Institutions for foster kids aren’t doing enough to educate them

Missing credits and easy, worksheet-based education add to the learning challenges of children in foster care

OPINION: ‘Remaining silent is a political act’

Creating opportunities for parties to come together while teaching in trying times

Greg Cruey, a teacher at Southside K-8 school, greeting students in the morning.

Teachers are first responders to the opioid crisis

In some schools in McDowell County, W.Va., as many as 40 percent of kids don’t live with their parents

‘Hamilton,’ cultural relevance and the quest to personalize learning

Some teachers tap into students' cultures in class, but study finds that other ways of personalizing are more common

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Tessa, 7, of Lafayette, Indiana, reads a book in her bright pink bedroom.

The opioid crisis took their parents, now foster kids left behind are being failed again

Teachers and school administrators are on the front lines of this crisis, but often aren't given the tools to help

Fred Rogers: March 20, 1928 - Feb. 27, 2003.

OPINION: Mister Rogers’ voice of reason in the tumultuous ’60s still rings true

Recent documentary ‘is equal parts breath of fresh air and punch to the gut’

Five elements of a good preschool

How parents and educators can gauge preschool quality

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