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How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.

October 18, 2019 - 11:56am
John Burroughs, naturalist, nature essayist
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Teacher: Novels can help teach US Bill of Rights

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
Educators can use dystopian novels, such as "1984" and "The Hunger Games," to engage students in lessons on the US Bill of Ri -More
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Wash. district brings ethnic studies to K-12 math classes

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
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Survey: Teachers need more edtech training

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
Thirty-nine percent of teachers need greater training to effectively use education technology, but administrators assert that -More
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Mo. districts receive grants for STEM PD for teachers

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
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Apple urged to improve as teens hack screen limits

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
Tech-savvy teens have figured out how to disable parental controls on some Apple devices -- and are sharing their techniques  -More
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Students put down phones, start talking at lunch

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
Middle- and high-school students at two Iowa schools are stowing away their technology to meet teachers and peers through ran -More
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Wis. city adds mini-libraries to laundromats

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
The Milwaukee Office of Early Childhood Initiatives has begun adding play spaces stocked with children's books to laundromats -More
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I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.

October 16, 2019 - 1:35pm
Carrie Fisher, actress, writer
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Minn. teacher uses Trump rally as civics lesson

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
A middle-school teacher in Minnesota secured media passes for several of his students to cover President Donald Trump's polit -More
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D.C. school overhauls disciplinary approach

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
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N.J. first lady wants climate change taught across subjects

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
New Jersey's first lady, Tammy Murphy, is lobbying for the state to add climate change to its academic standards for all clas -More
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Report: Schools face growing ransomware threats

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
There have been 49 ransomware attacks against schools so far this year, according to a report from endpoint resilience firm A -More
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Why some opt to celebrate today as Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
Some states along with hundreds of towns, cities and counties across the US have decided to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day -More
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Universities support DACA ahead of SCOTUS hearing

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
An amicus brief filed with the US Supreme Court in support of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ha -More
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Va. district's library diversity effort sparks controversy

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
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The world, unfortunately, rarely matches our hopes and consistently refuses to behave in a reasonable manner.

October 14, 2019 - 12:44pm
Stephen Jay Gould, paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, writer
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ELL students write book about journey to US

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
English-language learning students in Manuel Hernandez's Kissimmee, Fla., high-school classroom have been writing about their -More
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US shares free classroom resources on Census participation

October 11, 2019 - 12:12pm
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