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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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high school

Prepare Students for College While They’re in High School

Is the purpose of school to prepare students academically?

The Hechinger Report explains how such students end up in the swamp of remedial or…

By Robin White Goode

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Image: Nomi Ellenson

Girls Inc. STEM Program Shows the Way to a Bright Future

Summer institute works with low-income, minority girls

“We saw ligaments and met orthopedic doctors. We touched the spinal cords of a turtle…

By Robin White Goode

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new majority

The New Majority in Higher Ed

Back to school with greater support for today's college students

Leading institutions are doing several things that can make a difference for these students. They…

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P. Diddy

Back to School with P. Diddy

Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School opens for sixth and seventh graders

I thought of that the other day when I heard that Diddy (or Sean Combs)…

By Robin White Goode

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Barbershop Books

Barbershop Books Provides Reading Spaces for Boys

CGI Commitment to Action expanding initiative to 11 cities

Yet he sensed that something was missing when, after a year of sophomore high school…

By Robin White Goode

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tech

Tech Skills Bring Hope to Chicago’s At-Risk Youth

Summer program puts kids on a positive trajectory

Get IN Chicago, a 3-year-old private fund that supports evidence-based programs that work to reduce…

By Robin White Goode

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kindergarten

What Your Child Needs to Know Before Starting Kindergarten

Social skills and the ability to speak up are important

Describing what makes her daughter ready, Myers writes, “To me it’s the basics of academics,…

By Robin White Goode

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cutting-edge school design

The Cutting Edge School Design Bill Gates Loves

How personalized learning can help students excel

We still need more data about the strengths and weaknesses of personalized learning, but the…

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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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