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#FridayReads | Fiction’s Wisdom

I love reading—fiction and nonfiction—and wish I had time to read more. Of the 10…

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Prepare Your Kids to Win College Scholarships Now

Debt-free college may be within your grasp if you follow these tips

I have a confession to make. I didn’t help either of my kids apply for…

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Big EQ Campaign

Big EQ Campaign Promotes Social & Emotional Learning in Schools

Lack of emotional intelligence holds students, adults back, SEL leaders say

But long before this year’s tumultuous election, there were plenty of signs that K-12 students’…

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financial aid

Financial Aid Myths to Debunk Now

Remember, knowledge is power

I can hardly claim to know everything about financial aid, but in the days when…

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College Board

College Board Resources Helps Students Make Informed Choices

From free test prep to checklists, these aids can make a big difference

Last week I spoke with Steve Bumbaugh, senior vice president of College & Career Access…

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Advent

Advent Points to the True Meaning of Christmas

Don’t let commercialization ruin your holiday

In one Advent family worship service, the four weeks of Advent are divided across four…

By Robin White Goode

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school

5 Steps to Succeeding in High School and Beyond Part 1

Here is a way to help students achieve greatness

Lastly, during your senior year, go for it. Run for president. By then you will…

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educators

Educators See Uptick In Hate Speech Following Trump’s Election

Most acts of harassment occur in K-12 schools

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, of the 10 reported types of incidents of…

By Robin White Goode

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iSow

iSow Now so You Can Reap Later

On #Giving Tuesday, help your youngsters save to help others

iSow is a free, smart savings platform that helps to reduce consumerism and waste. It…

By Robin White Goode

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Mars

National Geographic Goes to Mars

Astronaut Mae Jemison advises on the science

National Geographic has produced a six-episode docudrama that tells the story of a mission to…

By Robin White Goode

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CodeCrew

CodeCrew Equips Underserved Kids With STEM Training

Kids ages eight to 17 learn how to code

What is CodeCrew? Founded by Egwuekwe, Petya Grady, and Audrey Jones, CodeCrew teaches middle and…

By Robin White Goode

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reading

Your Child’s Reading Begins with Talking and Listening

Want your 2-year-old to be a doctor? Talk—and listen—to him today

All of this talking, listening, and relating replace what for many African Americans is a…

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Can Innovative Education Lower Incidents of Misbehavior?

Poor black kids may benefit from imaginative approaches

I just wonder what’s behind the misbehavior in poor, black communities, and if more challenging,…

By Robin White Goode

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teachers

Teachers, Parents Brace Themselves for a Trump Presidency

The president-elect is everything we tell our children not to be

She said she now didn’t know what she would tell them. She knew that a…

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6 Indiana Colleges to Double STEM Degrees Earned by Students of Color

Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation to begin in December

A group of six Indiana colleges will launch an initiative to double the number of…

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Diplomas

95 Different Kinds of Diplomas

Are some just an exit pass?

According to a new report released by the nonprofit Achieve, 95 different kinds of diplomas…

By Robin White Goode

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lifelong learning

Adults Recognize the Need for Lifelong Learning

But many are hampered by low foundational skills

Compared with other countries, the U.S. has a high percentage of low skilled adults, 17.5%—higher…

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Katwe

‘Queen of Katwe’ Is a Must-See

This true story shows the power of faith

But Katende continues to share out the porridge he is providing for the children. He…

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standards

Higher K-12 Standards Lead to Better Outcomes

Common Core helps students make gains in math and reading

The Common Core State Standards are leading to greater proficiency rates, CSS reports. Read why…

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black teachers

The Nation’s Black Teachers Speak Out

Increasing diversity isn’t enough

The Education Trust releases a report describing the unique experiences of black teachers across the…

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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