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STEM equity gap

We Can Close the STEM Equity Gap

Why such an emphasis on computer science? Apart from the needs of a tech-based economy,…

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creative

Create Your Own Curriculum: 4 Free Courses for the Creative

With a host of websites offering free classes from instructors all over the world, it's not too late to acquire a few new creative skills before 2017 hits

With a host of websites offering free classes from instructors all over the world, check…

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quality education

Quality Education Around the World

The Clinton Global Initiative convenes education ministers to explore solutions

Bah noted that 250 million children around the world are illiterate, and that disinvestment in…

By Robin White Goode

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LGBT youth

Advocating for African American LGBTQ Students

The White House Summit offered tangible tools for providing safe spaces for LGBTQ youth in school and at home

Over two days in June, some 100 LGBT youth leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Hultz Prize

$1 Million Hult Prize Goes to Student Team from Earlham College

This app helps the wheels on the bus go 'round

After lunch, I returned to the CGI Annual Meeting and attended a session on Achieving…

By Robin White Goode

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reader

Make Your Child a Reader

Audio books are a great way for young readers to obtain a stronger sense of language

When my son was small he struggled with reading. I hired a tutor for him,…

By Robin White Goode

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office hours

#30DayChallenge: Know Your Professors’ Office Hours

Know where to go when you need help

Asking for help is difficult for a lot of young people, perhaps because it’s so…

By Robin White Goode

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Clinton Global Initiative

Clinton Global Initiative Looks at Its Work Through the Lens of Gender

Meeting the educational needs of women and girls

But even in the U.S. girls are affected in ways that have to do with…

By Robin White Goode

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Fellowship Initiative

The Fellowship Initiative Is Shattering the Status Quo

JPMorgan Chase is changing the lives of young African American and Latino men

The Fellowship Initiative sponsored by JPMorgan Chase is a comprehensive mentoring and enrichment program that…

By Robin White Goode

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schools

Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

We should endeavor to provide as many diverse options as possible to meet the diverse needs of today's student

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

By Kevin Chavous

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Obama

5 Ways the Back-to-School Bus Tour Shows Us What Obama Really Cares About

Opportunity Across America tour highlights progress made

King called the Opportunity Across America back-to-school bus tour inspiring. “We’re seeing so many good…

By Robin White Goode

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gifted

3 Ways Gifted Education for All Students Makes Sense

The San Antonio Independent School District leads the way

The Advanced Learning Academy, a K-10 school, is the brainchild of District Superintendent Pedro Martinez,…

By Robin White Goode

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media

Want to Work in Media? You Can.

The Emma Bowen Foundation provides internships to black students

The foundation looks beyond who’s in front of the camera to place students along three…

By Robin White Goode

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kickstart

5 Ways to Kickstart Career Preparation

Advice from the director of Undergraduate Career Services at Indiana University

Prep the promo materials. Waiting until junior or senior year to tailor a résumé to…

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Image File: Kevin "Khao" Cates

Grammy-nominated Music Producer’s Nonprofit Revolutionizes Urban Education

Kevin “Khao” Cates transcends music into the arena of business, education, and tech

A few years ago, Kevin “Khao” Cates was at the top of the music industry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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challenge

You Can Go to Med School for Free

Cuba’s Medical Scholarship Program is open to U.S. students

That’s right. There is a free medical school in Cuba, and you can go there.

By Robin White Goode

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police

The Role of Police in K-12 Schools

To discipline students, or keep them safe?

We visited a school in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The first thing we noticed were the security…

By Robin White Goode

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#30DayChallenge: 6 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Health This Semester

Get acquainted with the campus health center and all of its services

The campus health center isn’t just about treating sports injuries or other physical needs. Emotional…

By Robin White Goode

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potential

Coach Students to Unlock Their Potential

Inside Track reports gains in persistence and graduation

Most students go through a period of uncertainty, Jarrat says. The coaching helps to normalize…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

How Hip-Hop Can Engage Black Kids in STEM Education

Initiative seeks to integrate arts and design in STEM curriculum using the power of hip-hop music and culture to introduce youth to the wonder and beauty of science

Find out how hip hop is playing a vital role in engaging African American students…

By Jared Brown

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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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