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“Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi (Video)
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“Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi (Video)

School segregation in Tate County, Mississippi, has spurred debate about the concept of separate but equal. Mainly, whether it’s possible.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal
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Georgia Governor Deal Signs Order To Remove DeKalb County School Board Members

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to remove six or the nine members of the DeKalb County School Board in the state’s third largest school district.

Carving Up The Elephant: Resegregation In Louisiana (Video)
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Carving Up The Elephant: Resegregation In Louisiana (Video)

Schools in Louisiana’s capital city appear to be resegregating ten years after settlement of a 47-year-long desegregation lawsuit.

Louisiana’s School Performance Scores Questioned
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Louisiana’s School Performance Scores Questioned

Louisiana’s state education officials have been touting improved school performance scores as evidence that “reforms are working,” but two data analysts say the formula used to calculate the scores is flawed.

Tennessee Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit
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Tennessee Leaders Talk School Safety at Statewide Summit

State leaders and school officials across Tennessee recently gathered to weigh in on how to make schools safer in wake of the Newtown, CT elementary school shooting.

Mariachi Expands Cultural Diversity In Nashville Schools
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Mariachi Expands Cultural Diversity In Nashville Schools

A new music education program offers traditional Mexican folk music to middle and high school students – expanding cultural diversity into the classroom.

American Graduate: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students On Track
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American Graduate: High School`s `College Zone` Gets Students On Track

A new college-readiness program is trying to help inner-city, urban students make their way to the top. So far the results are promising.

Students Have Their Say With New Online Survey
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Students Have Their Say With New Online Survey

The Tennessee Department of Education is rolling out a new survey for students to rate their schools on issues like bullying, drug and alcohol use, and classroom engagement.