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Fresno Bee

Manuela Tobias

19 February 2020

Fresno, California, United States

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A school attendance campaign in a rural California district relies on buy-in from a variety of community partners. For instance, administrators supported the construction of a new health clinic next to the school, con...

The Guardian

Anita Hofschneider

12 February 2020

Guam

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CHamoru, the indigenous language of the Mariana Islands, is endangered. In an urgent move to save the language, Chief Hurao Academy was founded, a nonprofit that offers a CHamoru summer immersion program, an after-sch...

The Guardian

Jon Henley

29 January 2020

Helinski, Finland

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Building successful resistance to fake information begins with primary education. Finland’s national school curriculum encourages information and media literacy along with critical thinking. The pilot program consists...

The New York Times

Ellen Rosen

22 January 2020

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Public school districts are gradually transitioning to electric buses. Electric utilities, concerned about environmental impacts and overloading the grid, are helping to cover the high price tag.

KTUL-TV

Maureen Wurtz

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21 January 2020

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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What if kids were allowed to bounce on yoga balls or draw while they were learning to read? Some teachers and researchers in Oklahoma believe "action-based learning" can help students with behavioral challenges.

The Atlantic

Kristina Rizga

30 December 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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New York University and the New York City Department of Education are training elementary school teachers to use visual cues and other tools to teach students with autism spectrum disorder. The approach is unique for ...

Washington Post

Lateshia Beachum

5 December 2019

Tunisia

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Tunisia is rolling out a biological and religious-based sex education program in elementary and middle schools. It is the first state-sponsored curriculum of its kind in an Arab nation.

The Seattle Times

Katherine Long

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1 December 2019

Danville, Pennsylvania, United States

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School districts in Pennsylvania are overhauling traditional reading curricula in favor of new neuroscience research that shows how the human brain processes sounds and symbols. The program is time-intensive, requirin...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Anikka Abbott

18 November 2019

Mesa, Arizona, United States

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Over 40,000 U.S. schools take part in a program called Farm to School, which teaches students healthy eating habits through lessons in school gardens.

The Hechinger Report

Caroline Preston

24 October 2019

Bristol, Virginia, United States

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As the education community increasingly raises up social-emotional curricula as a solution to rising anxiety levels in young children, it can be hard for schools to know which of the countless programs and curricula a...

Chalkbeat

Ann Schimke

22 October 2019

Colorado, United States

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A public school in Colorado is specifically designed for students with dyslexia. ALLIES offers small class sizes, daily reading therapy periods, and perhaps most importantly a teacher cohort that has all been specific...

Hartford Courant

Michael Walsh

21 October 2019

West Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Elementary school students in West Hartford, Connecticut are growing fresh produce for their school lunches and in the process learning about healthy eating, energy impact, and food waste. "We’re not telling them to m...

New Mexico In Depth

Sylvia Ulloa

10 October 2019

New Mexico, United States

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A school district in New Mexico is finding success with a dual language education program. “Our bilingual programs are not just for English learners, they’re for all of our students," Mayra Valtierrez, the director of...

Al Jazeera

Priti Salian

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10 October 2019

Arnsberg, Germany

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At a German preschool, an intergenerational mentoring program pairs community members with young children to productively talk about complex life concepts such as illness and death. Studies have shown that such progra...

The New York Times

Eliza Shapiro

10 October 2019

New York, United States

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Amidst controversy over gifted programs in New York City, a school in Harlem believes it can offer an alternative model with an admissions policy that bakes in diversity.

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Juraj Konik

17 September 2019

Slovakia

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Transition Online chronicled the immense challenges and positive changes one teacher, the product of Teach for Slovakia, is overcoming and making in classrooms in which students are falling behind in reading, mathemat...

Oklahoma Watch

Jennifer Palmer

17 September 2019

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Spurred by state changes, an elementary in Tulsa, Oklahoma has transformed its approach to chronic absenteeism, adding frequent positive reinforcements for good attendance and building strong relationships with studen...

Quartz

Annabelle Timsit

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11 September 2019

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In the Academyati model used in Qatar, teachers reject the traditional memorization model and personalize "academic journeys" for students that emphasize the development of empathy and relationships.

KPHO-TV

Kristine Harrington

21 August 2019

Arizona, United States

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To address the teacher shortage in Arizona, teachers are partnering with associate teachers enrolled at Arizona State University to team-teach. "The idea is to think of education as we do health care, and support the ...

KXAN-TV

Erin Cargile

Juan Salinas

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18 August 2019

California, United States

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In a preschool outside of San Francisco, mental health consultants are sitting in on classes and meeting one on one with teachers to help them build strong relationships with their students.

KXAN-TV

Chris Nelson

Arezow Doost

18 August 2019

Austin, Texas, United States

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Concerned about their children's mental health as a result of excessive and unmonitored screen time, several parents in Austin are taking district-wide pacts to not buy their children smartphones before a certain grad...

Route Fifty

Emma Coleman

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12 August 2019

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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A well-designed algorithm can help increase the efficiency of complex, and troublesome, transportation systems. In 2017, Boston Public Schools hosted a competition to redesign its complicated bussing system. The selec...

NowThis News

Chloe Kellison

11 August 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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School on Wheels is a program serving children in a refugee camp along the U.S.-Mexico border by transforming an old school bus into a space for learning. The school can fit up to 80 children, all of whom are waiting ...

NPR

Robin Lloyd

7 July 2019

New York City, New York, United States

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Brownsville Collaborative Middle School is one of a growing number of elementary schools in the U.S. using community gardens to teach predominantly low-income students about healthy food options and provide produce to...

The Hechinger Report

Caroline Preston

6 July 2019

Piedmont, Oklahoma, United States

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According to a recent survey, 86 percent of U.S. teachers believe climate change should be taught in school. Despite political resistance and a lack of state standards, teachers in traditionally blue and red states ar...

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