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  • Baltimore's youth poet laureate wants to discuss justice

    Growing up biracial in Baltimore, Derick Ebert said he's still trying to define his identity.
  • City's first youth poet laureate wants to use voice to discuss social justice

    City's first youth poet laureate wants to use voice to discuss social justice
    Growing up biracial in Baltimore, Derick Ebert said he's still trying to define his identity. He uses his poetry to find his place. In a city that grapples with racial divides — the police commissioner has decried 1950s-era racism and Mayor...

    Denver schools take lead in hiring DREAMer teachers

    Like many sojourners to this country, Alejandro Fuentes Mena lives with uncertainty as U.S. immigration policy is debated in the courts, Congress and the White House. But as he awaits a final ruling on his own future, he's helping other young people build...

    W.Va. gov OKs bill allowing Teach for America-type programs

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting programs like Teach for America set up shop in the state. On Thursday, the Democrat approved the measure that allows some teachers to become certified without traditional education degrees. The alternative...

    In W.Va., raw milk goes down; juvenile justice bill approved

    After souring on raw milk and nine other bills the day before, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed off Thursday on overhauling the juvenile justice system and welcoming in programs like Teach for America. The Democrat's 10 vetoes Wednesday killed pushes for...