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Students Thrive When They See Purpose in Their Learning

Matthew Cook, left, Darshan Patel, and Abby Simmons, all 8th graders in Armorel, Ark., display their different model attempts with a 3D printer to create a prosthetic leg for a one-legged duck. —Photos courtesy of Armorel High School EAST Meaningful work drives engagement Three Arkansas middle school students committed to ...

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Child Health – Education Week

Report Roundup “Child Mortality in the U.S. and 19 OECD Comparator Nations: A 50-Year Time-Trend Analysis” Infants and children younger than 19 are at greater risk of dying in the United States than in other industrialized nations, concludes a study of data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. ...

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#MeTooK12 Launches to Spotlight Sexual Harassment in Schools

News in Brief A small organization has launched a #MeTooK12 campaign with the hope of harnessing the massive media coverage of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace to spark a conversation about the problem of sexual violence in public schools. Stop Sexual Assault in Schools said in announcing the ...

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The looming pension crisis will hurt many African-Americans

Democrat Doug Jones won a narrow victory over Roy Moore in Alabama’s special Senate election, with write-in candidates pulling votes away from the Republican candidate and on the strength of voter turnout, especially by African-American voters. African-Americans made up a higher percentage of voters in Alabama than ...

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