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Claudio Sanchez

Claudio Sanchez appears in the following:

A 'Wisdom Keeper' Draws From A Deep Well Of Navajo Culture

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

In the Navajo culture, teachers are revered and trusted. Tia Tsosie Begay is no exception, making sure her fourth-graders know that "someone believes in them."

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6 Education Stories To Watch In 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016

NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.

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What Is Fair? High School Students Talk About Affirmative Action

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

However the Supreme Court rules on affirmative action, it will affect the lives of college-bound teens. So we asked them: Should college admissions decisions take race into consideration?

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New Education Law Passes, With A Power Shift Back To The States

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

States are thankful for the opportunity, but critics say there's no guarantee that states will succeed in two crucial areas the old law — known as No Child Left Behind — failed.

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House Set To Vote On Education Overhaul

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

More state control of public schools is on the horizon.

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Goodbye, No Child Left Behind

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Congress appears ready to overhaul the nation's most important federal education law, No Child Left Behind. Civil rights groups, though, worry that some changes will hurt poor and minority children.

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With Campus Racism, How Can College Presidents Get It Right?

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The resignation of the head of the University of Missouri System raises an important question: How should he have responded?

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The Online College That's Helping Undocumented Students

Monday, October 26, 2015

There are no federal laws in this country that prohibit undocumented students from enrolling in college. But few of the students can afford it. Now, one online college is offering them an option.

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10 Years In, Tulsa's Pre-K Investment Is Paying Off

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

New research finds impressive academic gains from the city's vaunted preschool program now that its first graduates are beginning high school.

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Back To School? Back To The Piggy Bank

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

So your kid is off to college. You've spent months navigating the financial aid process and meticulously budgeted for all sorts of out-of-pocket expenses — or so you thought.

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Study Tracks Vast Racial Gap In School Discipline In 13 Southern States

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Expulsions and suspensions were much higher for African-American students, researchers found.

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High Schoolers And Snooze Buttons: A Public Health Crisis?

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Pre-dawn school start times are unhealthy and must change, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Is This The Beginning Of The End For The SAT And ACT?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

George Washington University is the latest and one of the largest private universities to drop its admissions testing requirement.

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Stop Picking On No Child Left Behind (Says One Of Its Parents)

Friday, July 17, 2015

The Senate may have voted to replace NCLB, but one of the old law's chief architects argues that much of it should stay just the way it is.

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How Standardized Tests Are Scored (Hint: Humans Are Involved)

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

We know very little about what goes into standardized tests, who really designs them and how they're scored. Take a peek into the nation's largest test-scoring facility.

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Frozen In Time, Remembering The Students Who Changed A Teacher's Life

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jonathan Kozol looks back on events he wrote about 50 years ago, in Death at an Early Age, that reveal how an elementary school treated black children in 1960s Boston.

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Texas Turns Away From Prosecuting Truants

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Since the mid-1990s, Texas has treated truancy as a criminal offense. Now, state lawmakers say that was a mistake.

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A Vision For Teacher Training At MIT: West Point Meets Bell Labs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Arthur Levine, the former president of Teachers College, Columbia University, is launching a $30 million project that he says will shake teacher education to its core.

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Biology Professor's Calling: Teach Deaf Students They Can Do Anything

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

From a young age, Caroline Solomon wanted a career in science. She also wanted to help other deaf and hard-of-hearing people defy the odds. Now, she's considered a role model at Gallaudet University.

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What The Best College Teachers Do

Friday, May 08, 2015

Ken Bain has been studying teaching and great college teachers for years. He says they need to tailor their lessons and their teaching to individual students.

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