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Reema Khrais

Reema Khrais appears in the following:

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

Monday, April 18, 2016

How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.

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Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

Monday, April 18, 2016

How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.

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Shaken By Shooting, North Carolina Muslims Emerge 'Proud' One Year Later

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

On Feb. 10, 2015, Summer Hamad remembers sitting in her family room in Raleigh, N.C. It was late, a kind of humdrum night when the phone rang. It was her oldest daughter.

"Mom," she said, her voice cracking. "Deah's dead."

Hamad's face turned white. She had just seen Deah Barakat, ...

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1 Year After N.C. Shooting, Muslims Are More Vocal About Their Faith

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

After a gunman killed 3 young Muslims in Chapel Hill, many of that faith responded by being more public about their beliefs. They've been engaging others and trying to create a collective embrace.

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Where To Live When You're A College Student

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

We hear a lot about the cost of college getting out of control. The fact is, on many college campuses, the cost of room and board is actually more than the cost of tuition.

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In North Carolina, Cutting Diploma Requirements

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The US high school graduation rate is at an all-time high. But why? NPR Ed partnered with 14 member stations around the country to bring you the stories behind that number. Check out the whole story here. And find out what's happening in your state.

Three years ago, ...

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When A School Gets A Bad Report Card

Friday, February 13, 2015

North Carolina doesn't just give its students grades. Joining several other states, it now grades its schools too, on the old A through F system.

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Shooting Deaths Of N.C. Muslim Students Sparks Social Media Outrage

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Three Muslim students in North Carolina were shot to death on Tuesday by a neighbor over what police are describing as a parking dispute. The murders have sparked social media outrage in Muslim communities around the world.

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Duke University Backpedals After Allowing Muslim Call To Prayer

Friday, January 16, 2015

Earlier this week, the university said Muslim students could use the bell tower — but then backtracked after getting threats.

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North Carolina District Breaks Ties With Teach For America

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The school board in Durham, N.C., voted 6-1 to end its relationship with Teach For America, after the current crop of teachers finish out their stints. Board members cited the lack of...

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Security Increased at JFK, LGA, EWR After Los Angeles Airport Shooting

Friday, November 01, 2013

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it has increased its airport patrols as a precaution in the wake of the Los Angeles airport shooting.

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Bloomberg Money Flows into Virginia Governor's Race

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pro-gun-control super PAC is dropping $1.1 million dollars on ads to influence voters in Virginia’s gubernatorial race.

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Queens School Serving All-Vegetarian Meals Sees Student Progress

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

After becoming the first public school in the nation to serve only vegetarian meals, P.S. 244 said it’s seeing results in student attendance and achievement.

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Ongoing Search for Missing Teen Weighs Heavily on Family

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

With no hard leads on the missing teenager, relatives of Avonte Oquendo said it's getting harder to stay positive but they won't let up until the autistic child who ran out of his school is found.

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Federal Furloughed Employee on Coping with the Government Shutdown

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Nine days into the government shutdown, thousands of federal employees are still on furlough, waiting for Congress and the president to finally reach an agreement. Marcelo del Canto a...

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Fact or Fiction? Analyzing the Shutdown Rhetoric

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

If we've gleaned anything from the government shutdown, it's that the battle lines are drawn. In many instances, both supporters and opponents of Obamacare have come out with dramatic...

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U.S. Carries Out Raids in Libya & Somalia

Monday, October 07, 2013

Over the weekend, U.S. military personnel conducted targeted operations in Libya and Somalia. As a result of the Libya operation, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that one of the wo...

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DOJ Sues North Carolina Over New Voting Law

Friday, October 04, 2013

This week, the United States Department of Justice sued North Carolina over the state's restrictive new voting law. Among other things, the law requires voters to use special govern...

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Special Needs Students Teach Others About Assistive Technologies

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

For many special education students in New York City, this school year was the first time they were integrated into general education classrooms. The move is part of city reform efforts in special education that call for more mixed classes of disabled and nondisabled students in public schools.

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New Tech City: Tech for Special Needs Kids

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

For many students with special needs in New York City, this school year marks the fist time they joined others in a regular classroom setting. With this integration comes the need for assistive technologies to help level the playing field.

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