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Feds Investigating Civil Rights Implications of School Closures in Newark

If you are middle class or rich, you are not likely to discover that anybody is planning to punish your child’s school by closing it.  School “reform” via “turnaround” happens in school districts like Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Newark, but it doesn’t happen in Winnetka, Grosse Pointe, Bryn Mawr, Chagrin Falls, or Montclair. 605 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Student Highlight: Stephen Dutton

(This post was originally written for Asia on E Street, The Sigur Center for Asian Studies blog.)

Living in Shanghai

I’m writing this from my first class cabin on the T110, Shanghai to Beijing overnight train, 15 hours of the low rumbling bliss typical of trains here. 1,100 more words


KIDS COUNT at 25! | Michigan League for Public Policy

Life for Michigan kids improved in important ways since 1990 with fewer children dying and fewer births to teens, the 25th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today, finds. 191 more words


Back to School: Some Metro schools change schedules for 2014

When will that school bell ring on August 6? While the vast majority of Metro schools will start at their regular times, some have changed schedules for the new year. 131 more words


Singing, Arabic Poetry and Gaming: Students of the Week

Instead of focusing on a specific university this week, we’ve curated a collection of awesome students from all around the world. You might find them studying at a law library in Croatia or singing in a choir like our post header, … 146 more words


Tom - tearing it up in the playground!

Have you seen a little Preppie tearing around the playground on legs and wheels? That’s Tom.

Like his friends, Tom has his favourite classroom and playground activities (the sandpit and ball games rate highly, as does reading) and he’s settled into school life wonderfully (remember, it’s a big jump from kinder to school). 735 more words


Middle School Cincinnati Trip

Middle School Cincinnati Trip

Leave: Friday, July 25 @ 6:00am from LOFBC

Return: Sunday, July 27 @ 2:00pm to LOFBC

Cost: $150

Lodging Friday Night: … 396 more words