Civil Rights Activists Bring History to Life for a New Generation
Elementary school students from a Chicago charter school journeyed more than 600 miles for a lesson on how children and teenagers changed the course of history—from the people who were there. (May 17, 2018)
64 Years After Historic Brown Decision, Little Rock Nine Inspires Student Activism at Central High School
Zia Tollette, a student at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., says the history of her school and the Little Rock Nine are strong reminders why it is so important to be engaged in politics. (May 7, 2018)
Nine Ways Canadian Teachers Support English-Learners
A third of Canada’s schoolchildren are either immigrants themselves or have a parent born abroad. Canadian teachers undergo specialized training to teach these English learners.
English-Learners Are Thriving in Canadian Schools
A third of children in Canada’s schools are either immigrants themselves or have at least one parent who was born in a different country. Canada has one of the highest performing education systems in the world. (April 3, 2018)
Inside Look: Social-Emotional Learning for Middle Schools
[Content provided by Committee for Children] How do you make a new SEL program? Go behind the scenes to find out. Makers of the Second Step Program merged decades of curriculum development with modern tech to create an innovative solution.
Instead of a Walkout, Some Students Had a 'Walk In'
To give students a safe forum to respond to gun violence in schools, a high school in Yonkers, N.Y., held indoor activities for #NationalWalkoutDay. (March 14,2018)
Gun Control Walkout Just The Start, Students at One Maryland School Say
With a moment of silence, 17 balloons and calls for gun control, students at one Maryland high school explain why they joined the nationwide walkout one month after the Parkland, Fla., shooting. (March 15, 2018)
Team Sports Promote Social Inclusion for Students With Disabilities
At Delaware’s Caesar Rodney High School, students with and without intellectual disabilities compete together in team sports as part of a program to foster social inclusion. (March 8, 2018)
Recovery and Controversy: A Status Report on Puerto Rico's Schools
Reporter Andrew Ujifusa gives an update from Puerto Rico on where the U.S. territory's schools stand several months after Hurricane Maria. (March 5, 2018)
In Canada, a Welcoming Environment and Community Supports Help Syrian Students and Families Thrive
After fleeing their country’s civil war, more than 10,000 Syrians—half of them children—are now refugees in Ontario, Canada. (February 28, 2018)
Tensions Rise as Puerto Rico's Schools Face New Reality
As the U.S. territory's schools recover from Hurricane Maria, big changes and conflict loom. (February 9, 2018)
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