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I don't have a feeling of inferiority. Never had. I'm as good as anybody, but no better.

February 26, 2020 - 1:49pm
Katherine Johnson, mathematician, NASA scientist, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient 1918-2020 February is Black History
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Students act in sketch to teach peers about census

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
Students at a Georgia middle school recently watched a sketch performed by the student council to learn how the census is use -More
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Utah bill fails to drop civics testing requirement

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
A bill that would have eliminated a high-school civics test as a requirement for graduation has failed in the Utah House of R -More
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Colo. considers eliminating social studies assessment

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
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Mich. schools support social, emotional learning

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
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N.M. alleges Google program spies on students

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
New Mexico alleges in a lawsuit filed Thursday that Google's educational services package gathers personal data about student -More
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"Green team" tackles waste by recycling, composting

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
A group of students in Columbus, Ohio, have created a "green team" to help make their campuses more sustainable by donating e -More
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History fair features students' research projects

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
A "Breaking Barriers"-themed fair hosted by the National History Honor Society at an Indiana high school featured posters, es -More
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February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
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The way to bring about change is to be proactive and active.

February 24, 2020 - 2:07pm
Octavia Spencer, actress, writer February is Black History Month
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Students learn skills for assessing truth in news

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
Fourteen states require that K-12 students be taught media literacy, according to Media Literacy Now, and many groups are wor -More
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Can activism in books inspire young readers?

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
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Texas considers African American history class

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
The Texas State Board of Education has tentatively approved an elective African American history class that goes beyond civil -More
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N.J. teaches civics through mock election

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
New Jersey students in grades four through 12 voted online in a mock presidential primary this month for a statewide civics l -More
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Students create evacuation device for those with disabilities

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
Members of a middle-school FIRST LEGO League Team used their skills to develop a way to safely evacuate students and other in -More
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N.J. school offers laundry service for students

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
Officials at a New Jersey junior high school are trying to make it easier for students to wear clean clothes at school by off -More
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Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.

February 21, 2020 - 1:06pm
Ruth Reichl, chef, food writer, editor
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2 Maine teachers to boost lessons on climate change

February 19, 2020 - 1:23pm
Two social studies teachers from Maine are among 11 who will participate in the PolarTREC program, which pairs environmental  -More
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A teacher overhauls an approach to feedback

February 19, 2020 - 1:23pm
Elizabeth Matlick, an English and writing teacher in Washington state, decided to overhaul her grading processes when she rea -More
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