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In this image provided by JTwo Films, Grace Narkum, a student from Hubbard High School in Hubbard, Ohio, and her classmates participate in a National Constitution Center Peer-to-Peer Exchange with students from Radnor High School in Wayne, Pa., in March 2019. (National Constitution Center/JTwo Films via AP)

How the Constitution Teaches Students to Disagree Civilly

The motto for Great Valley High School and its 1,400 students in the Pennsylvania borough of ...
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The Challenges of Studying Marijuana’s Effects on the Heart and Brain

Over the past decade, marijuana use, both recreational and medicinal, has grown as state governments across ...
Incarcerated students

California Inmates Study at 1st College Based Behind Bars

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Behind a fortress wall and razor wire and a few feet ...
Dr. Keith Reisinger-Kindle, associate director of the OB-GYN residency program at Wright State University's medical school in Dayton, Ohio, leads a lecture of OB-GYN residents in the Wright State program Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The physician created and implemented abortion coursework for medical students and residents, with support from his university, and offers training at a nearby clinic where he also performs abortions. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Abortion Training Under Threat for Med Students, Residents

Browse any medical dictionary, and before hitting appendectomy and anesthesia, you'll find abortion ...
In this undated photo provided by Dalaine Bradley, Drew Waller, 7, Zion Waller, 10, and Ahmad Waller, 11, left to right, study during homeschooling, in Raleigh, N.C. (Courtesy of Dalaine Bradley via AP)

Homeschooling Surge Continues Despite Schools Reopening

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic ushered in what may be the most rapid rise ...
Young Adults at a Cafe

College Tuition Continues To Rise: 7 Alternatives to Formal Education

According to CNBC, the current academic year saw college tuition increase by 1.3% for students at ...
Fischer Wells

Kentucky Governor Vetoes Transgender Girls Sports Ban

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Democratic governor on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would bar transgender ...
Florida House Representative Michele Rayner delivers an impassioned speech

Disney Workers Plan Walkout to Protest ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney workers are planning walkouts during their breaks every day this week ...
University of California campus in Berkeley

New California Law Prevents Enrollment Drop at UC Berkeley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a new law that stops one ...
Florida Sen. Manny Diaz Jr., speaks for a bill during a legislative session at the Florida State Capitol, Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Florida GOP Lawmakers Pass Bill to Limit Discussion of Race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican-dominated Florida Legislature gave Gov. Ron DeSantis another victory in what ...
Woman addresses the crowd

In Minneapolis Strike, Teachers Say Kids Aren’t All Right

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teachers in Minneapolis say they've noticed more kids with anxiety and depression. One ...
Person reading books

Activism Grows Nationwide in Response to School Book Bans

NEW YORK (AP) — Until a year ago, Stephana Ferrell's political activism was limited to the ...
Educators, ministers and civil rights activists protest

Curriculum Struggle Has Kansas GOP Pursuing ‘Transparency’

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican lawmakers seeking to limit what Kansas' public schools teach about racism ...
Brown University student Zoe Fuad

From Campus to Congress, Colleges Urged to End Legacy Boost

America's elite colleges are facing growing calls to end the decades-old tradition of giving an admissions ...
Howard University School of Law student Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens

For Black Women, Hopes and Dreams Rest on Biden Court Choice

NEW YORK (AP) — When the pressure gets intense, law student Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens likes to wander ...
Legislators applaud Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee as he delivers his State of the State address Monday, Jan. 31, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Tennessee Gov, GOP Push More Scrutiny of School Libraries

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Less than a week after a local Tennessee school board attracted national ...
Black Bean and Plantain Rice Bowl

New York City School Lunch Menu Going Vegan on Fridays

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget mystery meat or cheese pizza. Instead, chickpea wraps and veggie tacos ...
substitute teacher at Bailey Middle School

Raise Your Hand: Schools Seek Volunteers in Staffing Crunch

With teacher absences mounting and substitutes in short supply, parents may be wondering: Who's teaching the ...
House Education Committee hearing at the Statehouse

Indiana Lawmakers Advance Bill Targeting K-12 Curriculum

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are moving forward with a series of contentious Republican-backed bills that ...
This cover image released by Pantheon shows "Maus" a graphic novel by Art Spiegelman. A Tennessee school district has voted to ban the Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language” and an illustration of a nude woman. (Pantheon via AP)

Holocaust Novel ‘Maus’ Banned in Tennessee School District

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic ...
changes in cells indicative of adenocarcinoma of the prostate

‘Next Big Wave’: Radiation Drugs Track and Kill Cancer Cells

Doctors are reporting improved survival in men with advanced prostate cancer from an experimental drug that ...
NASA shows the planet Venus

NASA Picks Venus as Hot Spot for Two New Robotic Missions

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is returning to sizzling Venus, our closest yet perhaps most ...
Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover

Tennessee State University Offers Coding Classes in Africa

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University announced on Wednesday that it will begin offering an ...
child getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Students Line Up for Vaccines Amid Push to Relax Masking

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas schools are stepping up efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccines to newly ...
ornate box turtle

Illinois Researchers Working to Save Ornate Box Turtles

FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. (AP) — A team of Illinois researchers is using dogs to track down ...
Mother and son on the beach

Some Black Parents Say Remote Learning Gives Racism Reprieve

CHICAGO (AP) — Before schools shuttered during the pandemic, Ayaana Johnson worried every time she dropped ...
“The 1619 Project: Born On the Water” and “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story”

Two Books Based on ‘1619 Project’ Coming Out in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Two books based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning "1619 Project" will be released ...
demonstrators gather on the step of the Montana State Capitol protesting anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

Advocates Call on NCAA to Act in Response to Anti-Trans Laws

Athletes, coaches and advocates are calling on the NCAA to act in response to state laws ...
A young girl poses with her mother

Students Lead US Push for Fuller Black History Education

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came ...
scientists in a research boat pursue a Pacific leatherback turtle

Steep Decline in Giant Sea Turtles Seen Off US West Coast

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Scientists were documenting stranded sea turtles on California's beaches nearly 40 years ...
pink flags and spray-painted white circles

At Clemson, Unmarked Slave Graves Highlight Plantation Past

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — On the sloping side of a cemetery on the campus of Clemson ...
Principal Rob Palazzo walks down a hall

Pandemic Masks Ongoing Child Abuse Crisis as Cases Plummet

LANSFORD, Pa. (AP) — Ava Lerario lived in a home marked by both love and chaos, ...
a homeschool lesson

Homeschooling Doubled from Pandemic’s Start to Last Fall

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rate of households homeschooling their children doubled from the start of ...
George Washington High School stands in San Francisco

California Adopts First Statewide Ethnic Studies Curriculum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As America reels from its latest spate of deadly hate crimes and ...
transgender sprinters

Lawmakers Can’t Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls ...
First lady Jill Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

It’s Back to School for Jill Biden and New Education Chief

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Jill Biden, the teacher in the White House, along with new Education ...
Child speaks into a socially distanced mic

National Spelling Bee to Return in Mostly Virtual Format

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the ...
first cloned black-footed ferret

1st Clone of US Endangered Species, a Ferret, Announced

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated ...
dinosaurs

Some Dinosaur Migration was Delayed by Climate, Study Shows

Plant-eating dinosaurs probably arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins, a ...
A young boy waits at the bus stop

CDC: Strong Evidence In-Person Schooling Can Be Done Safely

The nation's top public health agency said Friday that in-person schooling can resume safely with masks, ...