Report showcases opportunities, challenges of homeless students

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Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates wrote "Hidden in Plain Sight: Homeless Students in America's Public Schools" regarding the challenges of an often overlooked population -- homeless students.

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October is Bullying Prevention Month

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October is Bullying Prevention Month, and a number of organizations have come out with resources and information around how to stop the crisis.

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Kids need summer learning to help in next school year

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Each summer low-income students lose two to three months in reaching achievement and two-months of grade-level equivalency in mathematics. June 19 is National Summer Learning Day, and it will mark a day to encourage youth to keep learning.

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Get out & ‘Find Your Park’ for National Parks & Recreation Month

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July is National Parks & Recreation Month, and it coincides with the 100th birthday of the National Parks Service. In celebration, a new website gives people the opportunity to find their park and get outdoors.

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Achievement gap closing between minority, white students

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New data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that the achievement gap is closing between minority students and whites.

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Google releases YouTube Kids app for fun, learning

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The YouTube Kids app will allow children and their parents to have a fun, interactive and learning experience online.

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Read Across America Day coming up March 2

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The national day celebrates reading and one of the most beloved literary characters -- Dr. Seuss.

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'Every Kid in a Park' initiative works to get families outside

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Thursday, the White House announced a new initiative that will get kids to enjoy and learn more about the outdoors through federal land & water.

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NY Middle School students win nationwide math app

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During Black History Month in February, we celebrate African Americans and their contributions throughout history, including traffic signals, tasty treats. Now, a group of middle schoolers have made their own history with a new app.

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Eighteen states awarded grants toward developing early education

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More than $225 million in grants have been awarded to a number of states for their work in early childhood education. In addition, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Grammy award-winning artist Shakira will chat live via Twitter as a part of the president's early childhood summit.

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Sesame Street turns 45!

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The beloved street full of muppets, lessons and fun hits the 45-year mark this month.

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