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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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A divided high court hears oral arguments over the Obama administration’s program to give protection from deportation to unauthorized immigrants whose children are U.S. citizens.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
California's second-largest district is recruiting nearly 2,000 minority and low-income students it says should be in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
A coalition of groups asked the FBI to dismantle its "Don't Be a Puppet" website, which the agency created to educate youth about violent extremism but has been criticized as targeting American Muslims and encouraging the policing of thoughts in schools.
April 6, 2016 - McClatchy-Tribune
March 29, 2016 - Education Week
Schools should teach students empathy to counter hate and disrupt violence, write Maya Soetoro-Ng and Alison Milofsky.
March 22, 2016 - Education Week
In St. Cloud, Minn., educators are grappling with language and cultural differences in the city's growing Somali community.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
The Boston school district's shift to an earlier hiring cycle has improved new-teacher quality, but it has created a larger pool of "excessed" educators, a new study concludes.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York state, defends the right of immigrant children to a quality education.
March 11, 2016 - Education Week
A small number of charters try to keep racial and income balance by giving groups of students, such as English-learners, a better chance of admission.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
All races should know what black men and women have achieved despite difficult circumstances, writes David C. Banks.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week

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