Arkansas High School Nixes Yearbook Profile of Gay Student

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Administrators at a high school in Sheridan, Arkansas are trying to put a stop to a profile on third-year student Taylor Ellis in the school’s yearbook, and it may be because he’s gay.

No Child Left Behind? More Like No Child Left Untested.

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld on why we must reform education in the United States.

Replacing Security Guards with the Arts Transforms School

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Three years after getting rid of security guards, Orchard Gardens is safer than ever and students are blossoming.

School Suspension, Race and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

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Are disciplinary actions always fair across different races? Are harsher punishments for minority students perpetuating a school-to-prison pipeline?

Hoop Schemes

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Dennis Danziger was a rookie teacher in the inner city. Failing on the job, with students failing in the classroom. Then he found they had one thing in common. Basketball.

There’s a Kid in the South Bronx Who Needs the Library

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The NYPL uploads a video catching Colin Powell in a rare emotional display.

A Perfect Test

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A San Francisco native travels to the Mississippi Delta for lessons on another America.

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I Regret Finishing High School

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Noah Brand’s eccentric mother offered an alternative to his senior year in public high school. He regrets turning her down.