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Will High Court Ruling Raise Expectations for Special Ed.?

March 24, 2017 - 6:35pm
Experts on children with disabilities are cheering a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court as a clear win that establishes more-ambitious academic standards for special education students.
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High School Rape Case Becomes Flashpoint in Immigration Debate

March 24, 2017 - 4:09pm
The alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a Rockville, Md., high school has exploded into outrage over immigration as the two suspects are undocumented immigrant students from Central America. The incident has raised major questions around school safety and has forced local school officials to defend their legal duty to enroll students regardless of their immigration status.
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Braves, Warriors, Chieftains: Oregon Takes on Tribal Mascots in Schools

March 24, 2017 - 7:58am
This fall, the football team in the tiny Oregon logging town of Banks will once again take the field as the Braves. But this time, they have the approval of the tribe that originally inhabited the area.
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Ohio School-Funding Suit Leaves Mark After 20 Years

March 24, 2017 - 7:58am
In 1997, justices ruled that Ohio's funding method failed to provide for the "thorough and efficient" system of public schools required by Ohio's constitution. Here's a look at the legacy of the case.
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