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
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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.
A school district in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is in trouble for spying on students.
Big cities across the United States are announcing plans to close what they call “failed schools.”
Five kids in Manhattan, New York City, offer their opinions about the lunches served at their school.
For the last six years, the Students Not Soldiers Coalition has lobbied New York City Schools to adopt formal rules for military recruitment in public schools. Now there is a new policy in New York City schools that says military recruiters are no longer allowed to use class time for recruitment.