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Vol. 16, Issue 06

Kids can play a much larger role in reforming their schools.







Teachers take preventive measures to stop online plagiarism.

Full-day kindergarten is catching on nationwide.

Notable quotes on teaching and schools from around the country.

Researcher David Brunsma gives the public school uniform craze a dressing down.

School news from around the globe.

An acclaimed ballet dancer returns home to Florida's so-called Redneck Riviera and opens a magnet school for dance.

Unlike its neighbour to the south, Canada has made parochial schools public in many of its provinces.

As writer in residence at a New Jersey prep school, novelist Paul Watkins discovered that teaching and writing about the past go hand in hand.

Desperate for quality teachers who won't flinch at a challenge, educators in one Florida district are offering full scholarships and guaranteed jobs to a local corps of high schoolers.

One of the gurus of environmental education helps students act globally by thinking locally—starting in their schools' backyards.

The AP program may be booming, but not at every school.

New teachers quickly learn whom not to cross.

A first-year teacher discovers that inspiration can dangle from the ceiling.

In his new book, education historian Larry Cuban takes a critical look at business' efforts to remake schools.

Jay Parini—esteemed poet, novelist, and Frost biographer—may be a professor of English at Middlebury College, but what he writes about teaching will be of keen interest to all educators, especially young ones.

A professor at the Columbia University School of Law demonstrates that during the past two decades, the legal answer to the question posed in the title has been a conditional "yes."

How a school in 1930s New York let immigrant students shine.

Tales of travel, adolescent strength, and stilt-walking whales.

A new national technology plan lacks one thing: Vision.

Application deadlines for grants and fellowships available to individuals and schools.

Application deadlines for awards, honors, and contests available to teachers.

Dates for workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities for teachers.

Application dates for student contests, scholarships, and internships. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.

Kathryn Stevens finds signs of life in a concrete-lined river.

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