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WATCH: Amid Opioid Crisis, Schools Help Students Heal

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WATCH: Amid Opioid Crisis, Schools Help Students Heal

In hard-hit states like West Virginia, parents' addiction to pain pills, fentanyl, or heroin has torn many families apart. With 5,000 children now in foster care, a 24% increase over the past five years, the state's schools are grappling with ways to support children affected by drug abuse.

Dec 27th, 2016 | 0 comments | 295 Views
Duration: 8:42 min
WATCH: What the International Test Gap Looks Like in the Classroom

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WATCH: What the International Test Gap Looks Like in the Classroom

Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza asks students from other countries attending U.S. schools to compare the academic rigor and balance of school activities. How are educational priorities different in this country?

Dec 13th, 2016 | 0 comments | 274 Views
Duration: 8:19 min
WATCH: Do Charter Schools Help or Hurt? A Divided Black Community

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WATCH: Do Charter Schools Help or Hurt? A Divided Black Community

Charter schools are viewed as a lifeline by many parents. But the nation's oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP, has long been concerned about charters, and is now calling for a moratorium on these independently managed public schools.

Nov 29th, 2016 | 0 comments | 697 Views
Duration: 8:22 min
WATCH: Using America’s National Parks as Classrooms

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WATCH: Using America’s National Parks as Classrooms

America's national parks have been called the country's "largest classroom," in part because they provide millions of hours in free educational programming every year.

Nov 22nd, 2016 | 0 comments | 387 Views
Duration: 7:10 min
WATCH: California Schools to Decide How Schools Teach English-Learners

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WATCH: California Schools to Decide How Schools Teach English-Learners

In California, nearly 1 in every 4 children don't speak English fluently. On Election Day, the state's voters will decide whether to overturn a longstanding policy of teaching these children in English-only classrooms, or whether to embrace bilingual forms of teaching.

Nov 1st, 2016 | 0 comments | 485 Views
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