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muhlenberg college

The Muhlenberg College Network Is a Win-Win

“In the Internet age, it doesn’t make much difference where you are in the world.…

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southside

Movie Review: Southside with You

This film depicts the sweet beginnings of the Obama love story

This is a great movie for romantics or those who admire the Obamas and have…

By Robin White Goode

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schools

A Powerful Conversation on Schools, Poverty, and Race

The Washington State Teacher of the Year sees teaching as a matter of life and death

I asked Nate why he’s so passionate about teaching. “It is a matter of life…

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Head Start

Head Start’s Long-Term Impact

The federal preschool program affects health, behavior, as well as educational outcomes

Research has consistently shown that early learning environments can profoundly influence a person’s later development,…

By Robin White Goode

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college admissions

Write Your Own Ticket to College Admissions—and Success

CGI Commitment to Action empowers students to tell their own stories

We felt that we could change the game on college admissions essays and use that…

By Robin White Goode

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guidance counseling

Virtual Guidance Counseling Is a Thing — and It Works

E-counseling 2.0 helps low-income students go to college

Could technology provide the answer by allowing fewer counselors to advise more kids? The idea…

By Robin White Goode

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We Need More Guidance Counselors Now

Without advising, many students fall through the cracks

The average Indiana school counselor is responsible for 634 students, ranking the state among the…

By Robin White Goode

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smart

Don’t Tell Your Kids They’re Smart

And other tips for the first day of school

Don’t tell your kids they’re smart. Research has shown that telling kids they’re smart can…

By Robin White Goode

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no-excuses

No-Excuses Schools Raise Questions About Discipline

Some begin to modify their approach

But no-excuses schools—usually charter schools that serve predominantly black and brown children—follow a strict discipline…

By Robin White Goode

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homeschooling

More Black Families Are Choosing to Homeschool

Many parents are leaning towards homeschooling to not only to protect their kids, but to see them excel

But it isn’t unusual for black homeschooling families to also cite a desire to shield…

By Robin White Goode

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internet

How Do Your Teens Use the Internet?

OECD research says online use reflects socio-economic status

“But in all countries, what students do with computers, from using e-mail to reading news,…

By Robin White Goode

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scholarships

The One App Every Student Needs to Download Now

Scholly has helped students find $50 million in scholarships

Want to avoid getting trapped in student loan debt? Apply for scholarships. Yes, you may…

By Robin White Goode

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Spelman

Spelman College President Considers Admitting Transgender Students

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to look at changing its admission policies to be more inclusive

Spelman is the latest prestigious women’s college to consider admitting transgender students. Other institutions, including…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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children

What About the Children?

America’s Promise Alliance vice president of alliance engagement speaks out

A study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that nearly half of…

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struggling schools

Struggling Schools Can Turn Around

Transformational leadership is key

Can low-performing schools be turned around? According to the Brookings Institute, yes. And there are…

By Robin White Goode

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teacher training

4 Lessons From Other Countries That Can Improve Our Teacher Training

What high-achieving countries do that the U.S. does not

Why aren’t American elementary school teachers specialists in the subjects they teach, instead of generalists?…

By Robin White Goode

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liberal arts

The Liberal Arts Embrace STEM

Technical skill plus strong communication abilities make for a winning hand

Now a report by the Education Advisory Board, Reclaiming the Value of Liberal Arts for…

By Robin White Goode

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media

Equipping People of Color for Jobs in Media

The Marcus Graham Project works to diversify the advertising and marketing industry

“This may sound corny, but the lyrics I’m a movement by myself, but a force…

By Robin White Goode

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suspensions

Can This Type of Intervention Stop School Suspensions Before They Start?

The work of Stanford social psychologist, Jason Okonofua, shows great promise

There are stark racial disparities in out-of-school suspensions: Black students are nearly four times more…

By Robin White Goode

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student loan forgiveness

Student Loan Forgiveness – Are You Eligible?

Learn about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Loan forgiveness means you would not have to fork over that money that you’re now…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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