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Joey G - Brockton

Stopping the school-to-prison pipeline: Here's how one city is doing it

In Brockton, Massachusetts, street workers and schools are working to reverse the trend of Cape Verdean youth dropping out of school.

Stopping the school-to-prison pipeline: Here's how one city is doing it
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For some parents, getting their kids to school is easier said than done

For some parents, getting their kids to school is easier said than done
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From Texas, first-generation students share their journeys to college

From Texas, first-generation students share their journeys to college
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A second pair of hands to help her through high school

A second pair of hands to help her through high school
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How to keep immigrant and first-generation students 'dropping in' instead of dropping out

How to keep immigrant and first-generation students 'dropping in' instead of dropping out
Diego - GNE

This Kansas high school student must pay back $3,000 after smugglers helped him leave Guatemala

This sophomore in Kansas from Guatemala juggles algebra — and the reality that he must soon pay the smuggling fee he owes from coming to the United States.

This Kansas high school student must pay back $3,000 after smugglers helped him leave Guatemala
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What kind of students have the lowest graduation rates? Try this quiz

How does race, economic background or language proficiency affect graduation rates in the US public high schools? Rank them!

What kind of students have the lowest graduation rates? Try this quiz