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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.

Grade-Skippers: Where Are They Now?

Earlier this week, we reported on "acceleration": jumping ahead by either skipping a grade or entering kindergarten early. We asked if any of you had done it ... and how it all turned out.

Beyond The Headlines, There's Much More To West Baltimore

At one intersection this week, violence was thoroughly documented. But the cameras missed the treasured public library that for years has educated and entertained the neighborhood's kids.

From The White House, A Celebration Of Great Teaching

President Obama welcomes the National Teacher of the Year and tells how a great educator shaped his own life.

Councilman's Star Rises Fast Amid Baltimore Unrest

Nick Mosby, who represents much of West Baltimore, has become a prominent voice, turning the spotlight on chronic problems that sparked upheaval.

White House Honors 2015 Teacher Of The Year: Shanna Peeples

Shanna Peeples works at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas. Most of the students come from poor families. Some are refugees from East Africa — coming through the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

In a highly unusual move, the judge in the Atlanta test-cheating case said he had a change of heart. He reduced three people's sentences from seven years in prison to three.

The Plan To Give E-Books To Poor Kids

Today, President Obama announced a massive effort with major publishers to make thousands of e-book titles free for low-income kids.

Skip A Grade? Start Kindergarten Early? It's Not So Easy

New research calls for a fresh look at policies on jumping gifted students ahead.

How One West Baltimore Principal Helps Her Students Make Sense Of It All

Code Switch reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji spends the day with a Baltimore principal who's charged with a huge task. We'll be updating the post as the day unfolds.