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Students Sherouk Mohamed, right, Karim Muse, center, and Khadra Mohamed, took part in a protest at Columbia Heights High School in Columbia Heights, Minn., last fall.
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Feds Urge Schools to Shield Muslim Students From Harassment

Amid heightened worries over terrorism and heated political discourse, some students may feel targeted because of their religion or background. (January 12, 2016)

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07/19 03:42 pm | Refugees in Pa. District Denied Access to Adequate Education, Lawsuit Argues | The lawsuit claims the Lancaster, Pa., school system is shortchanging refugee students in their late teens and early 20s who are English-learners.

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July 20, 2016 – Education Week
Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
In the wake of a spate of police-related shootings, educators grapple with how to help students—and one another—process the grief and address bigger issues of race and law enforcement.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The last living co-author of the Coleman study on educational opportunity discusses the legacy of the famous report.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
A federal judge in St. Louis has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a woman who wanted to keep her son in a St. Louis charter school after she moved out of the city.
July 16, 2016 – AP
A Stanford University study finds that a one-time intervention to help teachers and students empathize with one another halved the number of suspensions at five California middle schools, and helped build bonds between disengaged students and their schools.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on race-conscious admissions provides important guidance on how districts can further diversify their schools, write Erica Frankenberg and Liliana M. Garces.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
Educators at all levels believe they have some room to maneuver now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas.
July 7, 2016 – Education Week
One of the most influential and hotly debated education studies in American history turns 50 this weekend. See what's changed on five key education issues in the decades since James S. Coleman published his landmark report.
July 1, 2016 – Education Week
How can charter schools prioritize diversity? Three Teachers College researchers share their original findings on the value of socioeconomic integration for school communities.
June 24, 2016 – Education Week

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