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Isaac Gbalea holds a therapy pig, Frankie, wile reading at Franklin Elementary on Nov. 15, 2017 in Muscatine, Iowa. The elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students manage emotions and focus on learning. The Muscatine Journal reports that Frankie the pig serves as a calming mechanism. (Zachary Oren Smith/Muscatine Journal via AP)
AP, Children & Families, Education, News
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — An elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students...
Puerto Rican Students Exodus
AP, Education, News
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played...
Racism in Schools
AP, Education, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Maryland students using their shirts to spell a racial slur used against black people at a rally....
Bill Blackwell Jr.
Education, Previews
Bill Blackwell Jr., Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University (BSU), discusses creating a strong support...
For-Profits Student Loans
AP, Education, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Department officials opened formal negotiations on Monday to rewrite federal rules meant to protect students from...
"R-37124 -1 280714 CPS" by Chris Sampson licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, Health, News
Starting in 2018, New York elementary, middle and high schools will be required to integrate mental health education into health...
Student Loans For-Profits
AP, Education, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness...
Rev_Richardson_Poster_1
Education, Previews
Mark Richardson, President & Dean of Church Divinity School of the Pacific discusses culture and spirituality as part of the...
"International students-31" by University of the Fraser Valley licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
The number of American-born graduate students in STEM programs is dearth compared to the percentage of international students enrolled in...
Rethinking Gym Class
AP, Children & Families, Education, News
You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district.   ...
"People of Berkeley - Meeting Place" by John Morgan licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
According to the results of a new survey conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California survey on more than...
Ben Paul
Children & Families, Education, Previews
Ben Paul, President and CEO of After School All-Stars, discusses the fundamental role enrichment programs play within the educational experience...
"UC Berkeley" by Charlie Nguyen licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Education, Justice & Poverty, News
The rise of housing costs in California have prohibited students from attending colleges in the state, according to a new...
Philadelphia Schools Control
AP, Education, News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia on Thursday took steps to take control of the city's struggling public school...
"IMG48" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Education, News
A new study released by the University of Oregon found that bilingual preschoolers were less impulsive compared to their classmates...
Tess Reynolds Poster 2
Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Tess Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of New Door Ventures, discusses the process of molding successful paths for youths, in order...
"PVCC Graduation 2017" by arthurmlee1 licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
Under the proposed budget for 2018, the CCAMPIS childcare subsidy that currently supports more than one million parent-students across US...
For Profit Colleges Student Loans
AP, Education, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, according...
"Exam" by Alberto G. licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
Educators are changing the prevalence of standardized testing in grammar and high schools after examining the drawbacks for students.   ...
Eliza_Poster_2
Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a...
"College of DuPage Celebrates 50th Commencement 2017 167" by COD Newsroom licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, Justice & Poverty, News
A new government-run initiative is aiming to help Americans graduate college on time and help students prepare for their futures. ...
Best Buy Training
AP, Education, Justice & Poverty, News
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy is expanding an after-school tech program for underprivileged teens as it hopes to create...
Vaccines-Better Protection
Education, News
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years ago, George Green got stabbing pain and bad blisters around his right arm. It...
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Children & Families, Education, Previews
Ryan Eisenberg, Executive Director of AchieveKids discusses the organization's method of analyzing key differences in students' academic, social and emotional...

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