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55% of prisoners are reincarcerated within five years of their release. This program is trying to change that by offering prisoners college classes while they’re in prison and options to continue their education once they get out.
Has the teaching force changed much in the past 25 years? Ingersoll looks at the major trends in teaching to see where it has and where it has not.
This month about 15 million students are scheduled to take the first round of the Common Core nationalized tests. Across the country - and political spectrum - a strong rebellion has emerged with one unified message: students must refuse to take these tests.
In West Virginia’s McDowell County, parents and caregivers often lack the support necessary to raise happy, healthy children. In the second of his two part report, John Tulenko looks at new programs that offer a ray of hope.
McDowell County, WV, is a hard place to be a kid. The former coal mining community is the poorest in the state, with the highest rates of drug overdose, suicide, and heart disease. A new initiative, which includes the teacher union, is trying to turn this around.