Beyond DeVos, What 5 Key Trump Appointees Could Mean For Schools

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A look at the records of some of President Trump's key appointees to see how they might affect education in the years to come.

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Native American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

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The Bureau of Indian Education is 150 years old and is finally undergoing a critical reorganization facilitated by the Obama administration and the bureau itself. But will it be enough?

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Reading with Your Kids

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REACH is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners.

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The Classroom Where Fake News Fails

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Fake news is everywhere, and many Americans in this digital age struggle to sort fact from fiction. The fix: Teach them when they're young.

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Full-Time Kid: Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

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Packed with nine (that's right, nine!) different flavor zones, this is the ultimate PB & J sandwich! What other spreads would you add?

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Lollipop Flower Valentines

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For an easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine project, make these flower lollipops for your child’s classmates and friends!

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What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

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The college application process can be confusing and frustrating for prospective students. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.

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Why Do Stars Twinkle?

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We all know the sweet nursery rhyme about twinkling little stars -- but why do they twinkle? Hint: It has more to do with the Earth than the stars!

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We Learned A Lot In 2016 About How Preschool Can Help Kids

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Several new studies pointed to lasting gains for students. But there's a catch: Over and over, the research showed the importance of providing high-quality preschool.

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3 Easy Dance Moves

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You can dance if you want to, you can leave your shoes behind! You don't need a rocket, track, or garden to do the Moonwalk, Running Man and Cabbage Patch dance moves. You just need socks, energy and a little guidance from Mya, the Full-Time Kid!

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Grading The World's Textbooks: Making Progress But Needs Improvement

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A UNESCO survey shows that school books often minimize, brush aside or misrepresent important issues, from gender equality to environmental protection.

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Hartford Student Researches Gene Expression & Substance Addiction

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Emperor Science Award winner encourages South Dakota students to pursue real-world science research opportunity.

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Great Books To Inspire English Language Learners

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Way too many students who are English language learners are reading below grade level. Here are five culturally relevant books that might spark their curiosity.

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PBS KIDS Premieres SPLASH AND BUBBLES “One Big Ocean” Movie, January 16

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PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills

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The South Dakota Stock Market Game Program spring trading session begins February 13

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Teachers may now register for the Spring session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game Program (SDSMG) operated by the Black Hills State University Center for Economic Education.

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