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1,000 books

Your Child Can Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

I learned about the 1,000 Books Foundation after reading about the 4-year-old phenomenon who has…

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reading

Here’s How To Make Your Child Love to Read

Kids who read more become better readers

I have a friend who used to read her daughter’s high school textbooks to her…

By Robin White Goode

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comic books

#ReadersUnite — Don’t Forget Comic Books

These graphic series engage adults as well as kids

Although I’m not a particular fan of comic books, I do recognize how comic books…

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John King

On the Record with John King, President Obama’s Education Secretary

As the Obama presidency draws to a close, King looks back

The other day I spoke with U.S. Education Secretary John King for a final interview.…

By Robin White Goode

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College Advising Corps

College Advising Corps Places Counselors in High-Need Schools

First lady’s Reach Higher initiative recognizes the importance of college counselors

College Advising Corps partners with about 25 colleges and places highly trained college graduates—69% of…

By Robin White Goode

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school

Racism and Hatred Have No Place on Our Nation’s School Boards

Buffalo official spews out invective, tarnishing only himself

The Buffalo School Board is to be commended for its swift rejection of Paladino’s hateful…

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Hidden Figures

‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals the Power of Math

The true story uncovers the truth about African American genius

Unfolding from the 1940s to the 1960s, the story, as Hidden Figures film director Theodore…

By Robin White Goode

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P-Tech

P-TECH Grads Ready for College and Career

IBM’s winning education model continues to equip youth and expand nationally

P-TECH, the network of six-year high schools whose graduates leave school with a free associate…

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect Uses the Summer to Help Kids Learn

PMP helps students make academic gains, instead of going down the summer slide

I recently learned about one such organization, Practice Makes Perfect, a New York City-based program…

By Robin White Goode

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segregation

What’s the Answer to Extreme Academic Segregation in NYC?

The solution may be to stop screening students to get into the city’s top schools

Finally, we need to raise the bar in grades pre-K to 8 overall. Everyone knows…

By Robin White Goode

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Advent

BE FAITH: 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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computer science

AP Computer Science Course Makes CS Accessible

This course could help address the skills gap, teacher says

Yes. AP CSP is different from any other CS course I have taught. Similar results…

By Robin White Goode

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Trabian Shorters

BE Smart Talks with BMe Founder Trabian Shorters

The Pahara-Aspen Fellow reflects on changes in store for U.S.

TS: There are intense inflection points in history—for example, right now the U.S. is in…

By Robin White Goode

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personalized learning

How Personalized Learning Works at One Charter School

Focused on assets, MC2 empowers students

How is MC2 similar to the work of Shorters and the UCLA researchers? It uses…

By Robin White Goode

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free

Getting Two Years of College for Free

The Bard High School Early College model embraces a more diverse student body

And too often, critics like Ruth Lopez Turley, the director of the Houston Education Research…

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our schools

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Our Schools?

We want better schools, not necessarily ‘choice’

At our neighborhood house tour this year, a young mother whose children attend a great…

By Robin White Goode

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computer science

What’s Working in Computer Science Education Now

College Board’s CS courses plus teacher training create pathways for underrepresented students

“I started the computer academy to help address the issue of underrepresentation of girls and…

By Robin White Goode

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Money Matters

Studies Prove What We Knew All Along: Public Schools Need Money

That’s why unequal school funding is wrong

Two studies show that money indeed matters in public schools, especially to low-income students attending…

By Robin White Goode

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latino men

Young Black and Latino Men Are Thriving

Researchers are filling out the narrative of men of color

But recently, a team of researchers at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information…

By Robin White Goode

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wisdom

#FridayReads | Fiction’s Wisdom

When we read, we find out who we are

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

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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