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What expectations for the future mean we should do now

KnowledgeWorks Forecast 5.0 does more than simply imagine the future

A display at the Newseum museum dedicated to information, the press and journalism.

OPINION: To fight online trolls, we must teach teenagers how to think like them

Showing high-schoolers the real meaning of ‘fake news’ and the First Amendment

Western Michigan sophomore Kayla Mayes has been in foster care for as long as she can remember. The Seita Scholars Program gives her academic, financial and emotional support.

From foster care to college

Western Michigan University is one of several colleges that have started programs to help foster youth earn degrees

Emma Campbell, 17, a senior at Coventry High School, interned at Amgen last summer via PrepareRI, a statewide workforce prep program for Rhode Island students.

Businesses say students aren’t mastering basic workplace skills. Are they right?

As employers clamor for better-prepared workers, some states tiptoe into teaching kids employability skills

Sasha Redlener, a fourth-grade teacher at Mott Haven Academy Charter School, helps her students with an assignment. Classes at the school mix “body breaks” and other playtime with reading and math instruction and lessons in social and emotional skills.

‘A child is not a revolving door’

A South Bronx school started by a child welfare agency has gradually found answers for educating youth in foster care

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

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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

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