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COVER STORY:


The E-mail that Roared

Mary Beth Solano, an English-language learner teacher in Fort Collins, Colorado, has long been frustrated by the so-called No Child Left Behind law (NCLB). More»

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Bus drivers from around the country test their driving skills and compete for honors at the International Safety Competition, also known as the “Roadeo.”
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No matter how much they love the students, educators need a corner of the school to call their own. Check out these lounges voted “most likely to inspire.”
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Chris Gardner went from living on the street to working on Wall Street. He hasn’t forgotten the educators who helped him along the way.
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In this African nation, a union membership card might as well be a ticket to prison.
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To hold elected leaders accountable for great public schools.
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A former social worker pushes a broom—and discovers the educational role of the clean-up crew.
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As school publications struggle with the issues of limited resources and censorship, many students may be losing interest in the power of the press—and their own rights.
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Could an encyclopedia that anyone can edit be a reliable source? It depends. Find out how to turn Wikipedia and similar sites into an object lesson for students.
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Robyn Driscoll has both politics and public service in her blood. Meet this adult education program specialist who’s also a first-term state rep to the Montana Legislature.
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A biology teacher who fosters a funghi fascination, a deaf teacher inspires deaf students, a band of Oregon ESPs fiddle around, an Oklahoma teacher gets a unique tribute.
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The law expires next year. What will replace it?
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State Report
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You can make a difference.
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Those ubiquitous rebate offers might seem like a good idea, but many times they’re not worth the paper they’re printed on. Also—Organic food: Is it worth it?
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Should schools accept corporate advertising and sponsorships?
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It’s the worst thing that can happen to an educator. So how do you avoid it?