As Pattern Of Shootings Persists, Educators Look For Warning Signs — And Ways To Disrupt It
Massachusetts has relatively low rates of gun violence and tougher laws. But the state is trying to tackle what some see as a social contagion of violence by other means: profiling, prevention and psychiatric treatment.
Boston Schools Shift To More Play-Based, Kid-Led Curriculum In Early Grades
Some Boston Public Schools are trying a new approach in kindergarten and first grade, to help better meet the needs of kids who who didn’t go to preschool -- and...
How Talented Kids From Low-Income Families Become America's 'Lost Einsteins'
New research concludes that there are many children who had the ability to become inventors but didn’t because of where they were born.
Harvard Sets Goal To Be Fossil Fuel-Free By 2050
Harvard President Drew Faust said it will be a challenge but that the "grave risks" posed by climate change require action.
Mass. Schools Physically Restrained Students 9,000 Times Last School Year
Advocates say the practice is dangerous and overused. Among the cases reported, 244 resulted in injuries to students or staff, the data find.
School Closures Loom In Puerto Rico As Enrollment Shrinks After Maria
More than 22,000 students have left the island since the storm. Authorities say they'll have to make further cuts, yet...
Training For The Olympics Is Hard Enough. Try Doing That While Earning A Degree
Olympic athletes struggle to balance the demands of their sports with college.
5 Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now
The latest research on kids and screens has bright spots and dark spots.
From DACA To DeVos: Education Predictions For 2018
Predicting the future is hard. Good thing NPR's Claudio Sanchez has a crystal ball.
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