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Gates Foundation CEO Pens First Annual Letter

She also cites three providers of digital content and tools that support teacher lesson planning:…

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ACES Program Clears the Way to STEM Careers

Grades, scores, not a barrier

I’m talking about the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Students Pathway Program, which is providing diverse…

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How Our Education System is Short-changing Talented Minorities

Good intentions alone will not endow educators with the ability to see potential where they don’t expect to find it

Northern California is not alone in short-changing talented minorities in the education system.

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The Math Lady Pivots in Response to the New SAT

Her mission? To help you get over your fear of math

“I have done a comparison and seen quantifiable proof of an increase of 50 points…

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The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Celebrates Its 10th Year

COSEBOC’s Gathering of Leaders edifies and educates

Ron Walker, executive director of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, says the…

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White House Rolls Out Summer and Year-round Jobs for Youth

$21 million in grants to be invested

Summer opportunities have been shown to divert youth from criminal involvement and reduce overall violence…

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We Need Better Ways to Predict Student Success

Dominque Jordan Turner of Chicago Scholars explains

Employers and institutions of higher education clearly believe that measurements like ACT scores and grade…


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[Op-Ed] Why We Need To Support LGBT Youth in Schools

Millions of students are victims of bullying each school year, too many LGBT youth live in fear

For too many youth, the most memorable moments of the school day are not about…

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GAO Report Cites Evidence of Growing Isolation, Disparities in Education

On the anniversary of Brown, we have a long way to go

• Less than half of these schools offered AP math courses, compared to the availability of…

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National Black Child Development Week May 16 – May 21

Advocates across the country launch week of action to mobilize and empower families

NBCDW’s intent is to raise awareness around the need for early learning centers and schools…

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Can We Spend Less on Health by Investing in Education?

Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health connects the dots

Americans without a high school diploma are living sicker, shorter lives than they did in…

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The Relationship Foundation Equips Students with Communication Skills

Social-emotional curriculum strengthens resilience, enhances critical thinking

According to TRF, research shows that more than 75% of mental health disorders have their…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 14

Charter schools can be effective – or not

Bottom line: Charter schools are not a panacea. The best charter school networks, like KIPP,…

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Scholarships for Women Over 40

Need funding so you can go back to school?

A few acknowledge that women’s education tends to get interrupted by the demands of family…

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Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

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Will High School Graduation Rates Reach 90% by 2020?

GradNation report examines progress and obstacles

The majority of black and brown high school students you encounter every day—a startling 63%—attend…

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Choosing Summer Camp Early Can Mean Savings

STEM, drama, swimming, and reading keep young bodies and minds in tune

Camp costs may be eligible as a claim against your dependent care account through your…


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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 13

Smaller, better school environments are most effective

There is strong evidence that a variety of high school‑age interventions, most of them targeting…

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Atlanta Gifted Academy a Refuge for High IQ Children

Academic rigor within creative context = a winning formula

The university told me my only option was to stop teaching him and he would…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 12

Early childhood interventions yield benefits years later

Targeting somewhat older children, the Tennessee Student/Teacher Achievement Ratio, or STAR experiment, investigated the effects…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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