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Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Jesse J. Holland, Kimberly Hefling, The Associated Press
Mar 21 2014 - 9:25am

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools -- even as tiny preschoolers.

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Asian teens trounce U.S. in global exam

Kimberly Hefling, The Associated Press
Dec 3 2013 - 8:38am

WASHINGTON -- Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.

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More military families choosing to home-school children

Josh Gillespie, 8, high-fives parent helper Shannon Morgan after they solve a math problem during a lesson at the Andrews Air Force Base, Md., home-schooling cooperative as math teacher Jennifer Whittaker (center) cheers them on earlier this month. A growing number of military parents have embraced home schooling, seeking an end to the age-old tradition for military children of switching schools. They often find support on military bases, many of which provide resources to help these families and open their doors for home-schooling cooperatives and other events. (SUSAN WALSH/The Associated Press)

Kimberly Hefling, The Associated Press
Oct 26 2013 - 9:22pm

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- A growing number of military parents want to end the age-old tradition of switching schools for their kids. They've embraced home schooling and are finding support on bases, which are providing resources for families and opening their doors for home-schooling cooperatives and other events.

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Black preschoolers more likely to face suspension

Jesse J. Holland, Kimberly Hefling, The Associated Press
Mar 21 2014 - 9:25am

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools -- even as tiny preschoolers.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 21 2014 - 10:10am

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