Kid Reporter Ana Phelan asked her classmates at PS 146, the Brooklyn New School, the following question about school closures: If you were a student at one of the schools being shut down, what would you do?
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Anna Allanbrook is the principal of PS 146, the Brooklyn New School. She spoke with IndyKids about educational issues, and the joys and challenges of being the principal at a New York City public school.
Zach Wahls is the founder of Scouts for Equality, an organization that has been fighting since June 2012 to end the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay scouts and leaders.
Aside from being told what is and is not a fact, middle school kids can learn by investigating, testing, asking questions and looking at evidence and data
Schools in rich neighborhoods provide higher quality education than those in poor neighborhoods, according to a recent study by the U.S. Department of Education.
In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional. Today, U.S. schools are more segregated than they were four decades ago.
Find out why California passed the DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants.
Middle school. Every fifth-grader looks forward to it, but at the same time dreads it. It’s a big change but soon you will feel that you belong there.
Little Village Academy, a public elementary school in Chicago, banned its students from bringing their own lunches.