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Atlanta school board considers KIPP charter school expansion Monday

KIPP Metro Atlanta asks to lease former Atlanta elementary school, increase enrollment by 1,100 students

Video: Atlanta fifth-grader thanks school board for  dropping ‘distracting’ from

In a win for an Atlanta fifth-grader who wants to wear leggings to class, the Atlanta school board c...

The 'alt-right' and white outrage around the world: An explainer

The US alt-right is a mishmash of people dissatisfied with the Republican establishment and focused on the prosperity of white people.

Oracle is getting a $43 million charter high school on its Silicon Valley campus

Oracle welcomes 550 students of a public charter high school on its Silicon Valley campus in January 2018.

'House of Cards' to resume production on final season in early 2018, without

Netflix has reached an agreement to resume production on "House of Cards" Season 6 — the show's final season — in early 2018, according to chief content officer Ted Sarandos.

Glenelg wrestling remains the team to beat entering 2017-18 season

Glenelg, Atholton, Oakland Mills, Marriotts Ridge, Mt. Hebron among the top wrestling teams heading into 2017-18 season.

In schools, a growing push to recognize Muslim and Jewish holidays

Students in Fairfax and Prince William have had to choose between their faith and school.

U.S. high school graduation rates rise to new high

More than 83 percent of high school students graduated on time in 2016.

Syrian boy who started school for refugees when he was 12 wins Children’s Peace

The teenager was forced to flee his homeland because of the brutal Syrian civil war and started a school in a refugee camp in Lebanon.

Teacher: We didn’t sign up for this

An educator writes about how the teaching profession has changed and invites people who tell teachers that they knew what they signed up for to knock it off.

With SRC on way out, Bill Green gets handed a loss by state court

While Bill Green committed no malfeasance, Gov. Wolf still had the right to strip him of chairmanship of the SRC, a Commonwealth Court judge said.

Search for solutions intensifies at schools, statehouse after another Colorado

Two Colorado lawmakers plan to introduce legislation next year aimed at helping schools try to prevent suicides.

Rice University touts importance of research as lawmakers pass tax on university

Rice University took to Twitter this weekend to promote the value of academic research and science as the Senate passed a tax bill that would tax the private Houston university's

Schools for deaf, blind feel effects of teacher shortage

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's schools for deaf and blind students are feeling the effects of the state's teacher shortage. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that more than 200 teachers

CMS has more English learners than other NC districts. Here’s why that matters.

North Carolina and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools see the ranks of English language learners swell, even as overall enrollment flattens.

Rural America's Neglected Higher-Education Problem

A podcast explores the parts of the U.S. being ignored as the nation tries to ramp up degree completion.

In Syria, all girls want is safety and school

Some Syrian parents are marrying off their young daughters to protect them from the ravages of war, but these girls yearn for an education.

Some Puerto Rican college students displaced by Hurricane Maria have already

Estimates range from the hundreds of thousands to a million who will leave Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

World hunger has increased for the first time in 15 years. Blame war and climate

Around the globe, about 815 million people — 11 percent of the world’s population — went hungry in 2016, according to the latest data from the United Nations. This was the first

Meet the women combing through Puerto Rico, searching for veterans in need

The VA team goes from one hurricane shelter to another, assisting veterans.

There are about 400,000 refugee kids in Germany. Educating them is a 'national

Can Germany's education system meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of refugee children? Some educators say there's a strategy in place. Others say there's not enough support or

The road from prison to college is a hard one. Here's how this new high school

Alex Diaz spent eight years in prison for armed robbery. Now, with help from College Bound Dorchester, he's attending college.

Sudanese look forward to a brighter future, with US sanctions ending Oct. 12

With the US State Department's announcement Friday of an end to some of its toughest economic and trade sanctions on Sudan, Abdallah and his fellow Sudanese are looking forward to

The deadline to renew DACA is here, but 36,000 people still have not applied

About 154,000 people are eligible to renew. As of Thursday morning, many still had not applied — cost, the difficulty in getting legal help and fear of how the government will

Elon Musk puts potential SpaceX hires through a grueling interviewing process

A formed employee of SpaceX walks through the step-by-step interview process.

Is scholarship program a remedy for school bullying? Some lawmakers think so.

Florida House Republicans have fleshed out a proposal to create a new voucher-like program that would fund private school scholarships for students who have been bullied in public

Comparing ratings for schools in Washoe, Clark counties

Elementary schools in Clark and Washoe counties perform at similar levels, but middle schools in Southern Nevada lag behind their northern counterparts, a Review-Journal analysis

Despite nearly six years of controversy, Louisiana's John White among

In nearly six years on the job, state Superintendent of Education John White has battled two governors, teacher unions and an assortment of angry state lawmakers.

City Park hoping to take over former John F. Kennedy High School land

City Park is looking at acquiring 17 acres of land next year — the first acreage to be added to the park in 80 years.

How to improve schools with more democracy

Even if letting educators and parents decide creates approaches we don’t like.

43 US college students awarded scholarships to study in UK

Forty-three U.S. students were awarded the 2018 Marshall Scholarship, the largest class of scholars since 2007, according to the British Embassy. The list provided by the embassy

Kentucky schools becoming less white, but inequities persist

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's public schools are becoming less white, but black students still lag behind their white peers in reading and math proficiency according to an

South Dakota university looks to raise $45M

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - Northern State University hopes to raise $45 million for campus projects including a new sports complex, practice fields and a new South Dakota School for the

University of Missouri reveals long-term enrollment goals

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The University of Missouri is setting lofty goals to not only increase enrollment but to help students finish their degrees and find employment after

Germantown Friends adds Center City preschool

"Planting the flag." With millennials flocking to Center City, Germantown Friends School opened an early childhood and after-school program on Washington Square this fall to tap

UNLV athletics aims for new financial standard

Through many years and many UNLV athletic directors, the athletic department had the luxury of knowing it could be bailed out by the university at the end of the fiscal year. Soon,

Foundation sponsors Oklahoma fishing program in schools

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - It would start out as a two-man fishing trip, young Paul George and his dad bound for a lake in Southern California. But as word spread that the Georges -

After a high-drama vote, here’s what the Senate tax bill means for schools,

The Senate tax bill that passed in the wee hours of Saturday morning could have massive implications for schools and universities, students and parents.

Rewards for schoolkids with paid-up lunch accounts rile St. Tammany Parish

Noel Estes was incredulous when she saw the flyer from her child's Slidell-area elementary school on Facebook.

IDEA announces out-of-state leaders at its two Baton Rouge charter schools

A Texas-based charter school group has announced that educators from other states will serve as leaders at the two schools the organization is opening in Baton Rouge next year, one