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The Hechinger Report

Margaret Ramirez

10 January 2014

Los Angeles, California, United States

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School in various states in the United States are incorporating online learning into the curriculum to track student comprehension, adapt to students' learning levels, and decrease the digital divide.

The New York Times

David Bornstein

8 January 2014

New York, New York, United States

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A panoply of responses to poverty has emerged to address poverty in the United States and abroad. The responses share in three key tactics: Measuring impact, paying for success, and collaboration.

The Seattle Times

Linda Shaw

8 December 2013

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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A lot of research backs the notion that parents play an important role in the academic success of their children, and their children’s schools. While too much parent involvement can cause problems, as happens in some ...

Education Week

Lesli A. Maxwell

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Swikar Patel

4 December 2013

Oglala, South Dakota, United States

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Native American student graduation rates are much lower than that of any other demographic. The Red Cloud school teaches students on a reservation in South Dakota about the Lakota history to empower the kids and encou...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

13 November 2013

Brockton, Massachusetts, United States

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Children are often punished for acting out without consideration of the root cause of their behavior such as a toxic home environment. A trauma center in Washington state is teaching educators to focus on making kids ...

SFGate

Courtney E. Martin

8 November 2013

San Francisco, California, United States

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The Bay Area has the seventh-highest-ranking income disparity between rich and poor in the United States, and food is one of the most poignant indicators of the division. But a new collaboration between the design fir...

The Seattle Times

Claudia Rowe

27 October 2013

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Conventional wisdom holds that substantive change in public education moves at a glacial pace, and no one at White Center Heights is declaring victory yet. But after failing to gain traction for years, teachers there ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

23 October 2013

Putnam, Connecticut, United States

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Students have challenges retaining information, staying motivated, and keeping up with the pace of their classes. In a flipped mastery class, teachers make video lectures for students to watch at home, and at school s...

The New York Times

Courtney E. Martin

16 October 2013

San Francisco, California, United States

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The San Francisco Unified School District is piloting a collaboration with the design firm IDEO to re-imagine the school food system and help combat childhood obesity by better designing the space and the experience o...

Wired

Joshua Davis

15 October 2013

Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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Around the world, a new way of teaching and learning is gaining traction – and seeing results. Rooted in educational theory from the likes of Socrates, Piaget, and Montessori, this method is led by students’ curiosity...

San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker

18 August 2013

Oakland, California, United States

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In Oakland, black males are almost as likely to be killed as they are to graduate high school. One school is giving them special classes with black mentors to better address their emotional needs and keep them in scho...

San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker

18 August 2013

Oakland, California, United States

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Young black males in Oakland are suspended more frequently and graduate high school at a much lower rate than their peers. A charter school specifically designed for African American boys focuses on providing them wit...

The New York Times

Peg Tyre

7 August 2013

New York, New York, United States

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Many students doing poorly in school are not doing poorly enough to go to city-mandated summer school - yet they will likely fall further behind their peers during the summer. A summer school program in New York City ...

The New York Times

Amy Yee

30 June 2013

Bangladesh

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In rural Bangladesh, the effects of climate change are felt acutely: For one, flooding prevents students from regularly attending school. A nonprofit started in the early 2000s has successfully overcome this seemingly...

Education Week

Lesli A. Maxwell

31 May 2013

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago's progress in lowering the dropout rate is in part because of a network of charter schools around the city that provide small, alternative programs that specialize in serving students who have dropped out or a...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

22 May 2013

Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya

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For-profit companies are making good private schools available even to Africa’s poor. They can do it – and can do it on an enormous scale – by hiring neighborhood residents to teach, and scripting out every word of ev...

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)

Allison Frost

21 May 2013

Oregon, United States

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Playworks, a recess-based school program, provides public schools with coaches who facilitate games that teach students skills for conflict resolution and cooperation. In Oregon, elementary schools across the state ar...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

15 May 2013

New York, New York, United States

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Blue Engine, which places recent college grads as full-time teaching assistants in New York City public schools, is helping poor students thrive in college. They focus on small teacher-student ratios, frequent feedbac...

The Washington Post

Michael Alison Chandler

13 May 2013

Manassas, Virginia, United States

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Through programs across the country, nurses, social workers, or trained mentors offer support to new or expectant parents, imparting skills to help them become better teachers for their children. Through regular home ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

8 May 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Bangladesh schools had very low attendance because children were kept home to work and conditions were unsafe for girls, ethnic minorities, and those with disabilities. BRAC, one of the world's largest and most compre...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

10 April 2013

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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By the time a poor child is three, she will have heard 30 million fewer words than a 3-year-old child from a professional family. Research shows that word gap is what makes the poor less likely to do well in school. T...

NPR

Kevin Charles Redmon

2 April 2013

New York, New York, United States

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With child obesity on the rise, public school students have lacked the motivation and access to eat healthy food. Different programs around the country aim to improve student diet in public schools, including Real Eat...

BBC

Sanchia Berg

21 February 2013

London, United Kingdom

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For many years, students in London's secondary schools consistently scored worse on exams than their peers in other parts of the country, but now, other regions are looking to London as a model. Under the "London Chal...

ThinkProgress

Tara Culp-Ressler

4 February 2013

New York, New York, United States

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From 2001 to 2011, New York City's teen pregnancy rate decreased by 27 percent as a result of increased access to contraceptives. Public schools started providing Plan B and condoms to students.

NPR

David Kestenbaum

14 December 2012

New York, New York, United States

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School MS 53 in Queens experienced extremely poor student attendance, a high rate of student suspensions, and an increase of staff and teacher resignations—all causing the city’s department of education to give the sc...

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