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Learning to Behave: One School Cuts Suspensions Using Empathy

Teachers at a Brooklyn 6th through 12th grade school believe students lack the skill, not the will to behave. A new approach to discipline brought its suspension rate down from 23 to 2 percent in 4 years.

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Al Roker Blasts Mayor de Blasio over Decision to Keep Schools Open

‘Today’ show weatherman Al Roker took to Twitter to criticize Mayor de Blasio for keeping schools open during Thursaday’s snowstorm.

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Caught Between Two Worlds, an Uzbek Student Finds Her Own Path

Munisa Habibova, 12, has spent half her life in the U.S., but she still feels the pull of her early years in Uzbekistan

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Armed School Guards Will Not Make Schools Safer

OP-ED: Protecting students from well-armed gunmen who are determined to kill is not as simple as having armed security guards in schools. In fact, armed security guards may do more to harm than good to morale inside the school.

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