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A small private school is anxious to test its personalized learning model in the “real” world of education.

Today's Top Ed News

  1. $100 Million Awarded in Contest to Rethink U.S. High Schools

    XQ Institute picks 10 schools; each will get $10 million. NYTimes
  2. L.A. Winning School Will Cater to Homeless Students

    School will not have one location, many students will work online. KPCC
  3. National Anthem Protests Trickling Down to High School Level

    Students are emulating NFL protests, but facing penalties. ABC
  4. Trump Voucher Policy Would Hurt Poor Students

    Homeschool option unlikely to be used by inner-city parents. ProPublica
  5. Detroit Children Sue State Over Literacy

    Groundbreaking case asserts literacy as a constitutional right. DetroitNews

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Quote: Teaching Young Students About 9/11

"The narrative about 9/11 that students are getting is really ahistorical. It has no context. It's very thin."

Cheryl Duckworth, a professor of conflict resolution at Florida's Nova Southeastern University, told NPR in this story.

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