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Education

Youth Suicide On The Rise


According to data from American College Health Association, the suicide rate of young adults between the ages of 15 and 24 has tripled since the 1950s and is now the second most common cause of death among college students.
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Intersection

Intersection: Charter Schools And Teachers’ Unions


Some teachers’ unions are rethinking their relationship to charter schools after a US supreme court ruling in 2018 that’s expected to have an impact on union membership and revenue. Education Week writer Arianna Prothero joins Intersection to explain what this means for unions and for charter schools.
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Civics projects from Matt Kiernan’s 7th grade civics class at Renaissance Charter School at Summit. Photo courtesy of Matt Kiernan
Education

Intersection: Florida Recount A Real Life Lesson In Civics


The recounts in three statewide races in Florida were closely watched by journalists, lawyers, and voters. For civics teachers this election was also a teachable moment 90.7’s Danielle Prieur talks to 7th grade civics teacher Matt Kiernan about the recount as a lesson in politics.
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