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National Day of Action for all Supporters of STEM Education

Contact your representatives in Congress today

STEM Education Coalition calls on STEM ed supporters to contact Congress to fully fund grants…

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SAT

These Students Prove Khan Academy SAT Prep Works

Three students learn that they can learn anything

Three students raise their SAT scores through hard work and discipline. Read how they conquered…

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Generation Z Leaves Its Mark on the College Application Process

ZeeMee harnesses the power of the digital age

Want to make your college application stand out? Read how ZeeMee can visualize your interests…

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Common Core

Teachers Actually Like Common Core

But are the standards too high for immature kids?

Some teachers like Common Core, but the tests remain a work in progress. Can the…

By Robin White Goode

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Courtesy of Green Tech High Charter School

Green Tech Brightens Future for Albany’s Young Men

Charter school leads the way to excellence

The all-male, 97% black graduates of Green Tech High Charter School in Albany enjoy a…

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This Free Program for High School Girls Is Now Open

Free Goodman Theatre program immerses high school girls in journalism and theater

The Goodman Theatre in Chicago offers a free journalism/theater program to 10th- and 11th-grade girls.…

By Robin White Goode

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soft skills

Hard Times Ahead for Those Who Lack Soft Skills

Self-control, teamwork—such skills make the difference in school and the workplace

Soft skills, also known as social, emotional, and behavioral skills, at one time may have…

By Robin White Goode

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graduation

High School Graduation Rate Sets New Record

"It takes a village to raise graduation rates"

The U.S. high school graduation rate sets a new record. Read how the Obama administration,…

By Robin White Goode

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Finland

World Teacher’s Day: Taking a Look at Finland

The Finns let children be children

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have…

By Robin White Goode

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia Keeps Its Kids in School and Out of Prison

Diversion program hailed as a ‘model’

In Philly, children as young as 10 “were being arrested for bringing scissors to school.”…

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Child Health Day

Child Health Day

President Obama calls on Americans to keep children healthy

Years ago I worked for a Christian organization that helped resettle refugees across the United…

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World Bullying Prevention Day

World Bullying Prevention Day

Take a stand to stop hurtful behavior

I remember being a sixth-grader and lining up in the gym for our next class,…

By Robin White Goode

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Yale

Yale Study Reveals that Racism Reaches Down to Preschoolers

Teachers expect black boys to misbehave

The study basically confirms that we live in a pervasively racist society, and that even…

By Robin White Goode

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tutoring

Is Private Tutoring the Key to Student Success?

The benefits of private tutoring for students

Why is private tutoring the key to success in school? Jay Veal, CEO of INC…

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STEM equity gap

We Can Close the STEM Equity Gap

The Clinton Global Initiative explores opportunities to build on its commitments

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

By Robin White Goode

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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…

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How To

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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