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Power Struggle Over Future Of Public Schools Heats Up In Chicago  |   

The politics surrounding the future of Chicago's public school system are intensifying. Three different players are in a power struggle for control of the system, which is suffering financially.

What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)  |   

Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: play.

'An Average Guy' Excels At Teaching Students AP Calculus  |   

David Greene talks to advanced placement calculus teacher Anthony Yom about his classroom magic, and how he's gotten every one of his students for the past five years to pass the exam.

Department Of Education Creates Student Aid Enforcement Office  |   

The Department of Education announced Monday it will create a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to crack down on higher education institutions that are taking advantage of vulnerable students.

High School Students Break Down The Super Bowl Ads  |   

A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.

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