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Kindergarten Entry Tests And More Education Predictions for 2015

Educators, politicians, a student and even U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan weigh in on what the new year may bring. Tell us your own education predictions with #EdPredictions.

Four UNC-Chapel Hill Employees Out In Wake Of Cheating Scandal

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Dan Kane of the Raleigh News and Observer about the faculty firings at UNC-Chapel Hill following a massive cheating scandal involving athletes taking fake courses and passing in order to maintain eligibility.

Military's Preschool Program Considered A National Model

There are two million children of U.S. military servicemen and women. And by many accounts the military has long done a good job of helping with their education, especially in preschool.

Vocab Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

Sesame Workshop's games are designed to help kids learn words and have fun. One New York City educator says it's never too soon to teach tykes that technology can be more than just entertainment.

Why Emotional Learning May Be As Important As The ABCs

A growing body of research suggests that teaching really young kids how to recognize and express their feelings can help them into their adult lives.

Common Core Repeal, The Day After

The Common Core had a rough year. The learning standards were repealed in three states, including Oklahoma. But what happens the day after a state repeals its academic standards?

A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education

Daniel Majok Gai fled South Sudan twice because of war. He wants to return for good. But for now, he's giving back by helping youth there gain an education. His inspiration: a girl named Annah.

Lily McBeth Pioneered Classroom Opportunities For Transgender Teachers

In 2006 Lily McBeth became a central figure for transgender rights after a New Jersey school board re-hired her after she underwent a sex change. She died in September at the age of 80.
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Parents Push For Bilingual Education In Prince George's County

For two years, a parents group has touted the merits of a bilingual education in Prince George's County — something that has finally found its way into the county's budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

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Gray Touts Education Improvements During His Tenure

Dozens of schools have seen renovations under the tenure of outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray — something he is keen to focus on in the waning days of his tenure.