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How Teachers Can Help 'Quiet Kids' Tap Their Superpowers

Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.
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How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

Two developmental psychologists break down 21st century skills and give everyday tips for parents on how to instill them.
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The People Vs. Coloring Books: The Verdict Is In

Coloring books are everywhere. Some kids and parents love them. Even grown-ups are getting in on the fun. But do they have any educational value?
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Babies Of Color Are Now The Majority, Census Says

Today's generation of schoolchildren looks much different than it did just a few decades ago.
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How A D.C. Diversion Program Helps Get Young Lives Off The Ropes

The city-run Alternatives to the Court Experience program (ACE) is receiving an award today for the work they've done channeling the energy of at-risk kids like young Bernard into productive pursuits.

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From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan, A School With Real Classrooms

Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick-and-mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
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Chancellor Kaya Henderson Says She's Leaving D.C. Public Schools

Kaya Henderson, who has served as chancellor of D.C. Public Schools since late 2010, announced Wednesday that she is leaving the school system's top job.
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What Good Preschool Looks Like: Snapshots From 4 States

What separates good preschool from bad? A new report maps out some key answers by studying successful programs.
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Montgomery County Schools Face Discrimination Complaint

Montgomery County Public Schools recently denied a local girl admission to a language immersion program, and her father now says discrimination is to blame.

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Looking For Change, Teachers Hit The Campaign Trail

This primary season Oklahoma educators are running for state office in record numbers. The nearly 40 teachers and principals say they're fed up with low funding, over-testing and teacher shortages.

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