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For graffiti on a Georgia school’s walls, two girls were suspended. But only one of them ended up in the criminal justice system.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.
When parents in European countries have the birds-and-the-bees talk with children and teenagers, it’s with less judgment and more trust.
Helping low-income children is more politically appealing than helping their parents. But children rarely succeed unless their families have a chance too.
In this lesson we offer three different teaching ideas to engage students in the debate over immigration policy in the United States.
Daniel Fine, a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, elected to complete his degree before entering the business world full time.
Nationwide, many students are borrowing more than they understand. At elite colleges, though, the opposite may be true.
The Learning Network: What Organizations Do You Think People Should Give to This Holiday Season? Why?
Each December, Nicholas Kristof, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, lists some organizations around the world that are doing wonderful work, and suggests giving to them might make inspiring gifts.
The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Senate Torture Report Faults C.I.A. for Brutality and Deceit
Note to teachers: Please preview this edition of 6 Q’s before you assign it to students, as both the article and our questions concern methods of torture.