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Should We Take Online High School Courses Offline?

Computer-based classes increase the odds that struggling students won’t learn

Teachers are important, and even good technology is no substitute. When I wrote recently about…

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Teen Scientists Do Real Science at American Museum of Natural History

100 Students present findings of yearlong research projects

Last week I was thrilled to attend the fourth annual Student Research Colloquium of the…

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The ‘I Have A Dream’ Foundation Keeps Making Dreams Come True

Gala raises enough support for 42 more Dreamers

When I attended the I Have A Dream Foundation’s annual Spirit of the Dream Gala…

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New York State Votes to Shorten Common Core Testing Days

Standards remain ‘unpopular’ on the left and right

I’m for high expectations of all kids, coupled with abundant academic support within a context…

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#SadNotBad

When Troubled Students Are Seen as #SadNotBad

Traumatized students benefit from approaches supported by research

Read how 5 charter schools in New Orleans have exchanged ‘no excuses’ for ‘trauma informed.’…

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Black and Latino Parents See Disparities in Education

Parents of underserved children prioritize good teachers, high expectations

The Leadership Conference Education Fund and Anzalone Liszt Grove Research recently released their second annual…

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Susan L. Taylor to Be Honored by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

Founder and CEO of National CARES Mentoring Movement to receive Embracing the Legacy Award

Taylor told me that “We are among the most fortunate [people of African descent] in…

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High School Diploma? I’ll Take an Associate Degree with That!

Students flourish at early college high schools

One solution? Early college high schools like IBM’s P-TECH and those developed by Bard College,…

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Where Are the Black Teachers?

Study reveals evidence of discrimination

In spite of the benefits of having black teachers, their number has been declining at…

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Your High School Grad Not Ready for College? Have Them Do This

Not everyone needs to go to a four-year institution immediately after graduating from high school

Not everyone is ready for college directly after high school. College requires an investment of…

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Figure Skating in Harlem Focuses on Education and Gets Results

In 20 years the organization has worked with more than 1,000 girls

Figure Skating in Harlem is in its 20th year of teaching girls from age 6…

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Research Says After-School Programs Foster Interest in STEM

But Trump’s budget would slash funding to such initiatives

If children haven’t developed an interest in those fields by the time they leave middle…

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Silicon Valley Nonprofit Founder Tells How Tutoring Is the Path to Opportunity

Bay Area Tutoring Association addresses education inequities

He calls tutoring a bridge to opportunity and says “everybody needs tutoring. It helps students…

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You Need Math Awareness—Here’s Why

Collaboration, decomposing numbers, and pattern recognition are key to developing numeracy skills

Yet math competence is rewarded handsomely: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as reported…

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Top Teen Volunteers Show Can-Do Spunk

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and the NASSP recognize youth volunteerism

Harmonie Frederick, an irrepressible 11-year-old volunteer from Columbia, South Carolina, has been named one of…

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Viola Davis Reads Children’s Book for Online Video

Researchers say quality screen time for kids is OK

Last month, in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month (or JAM, get it?), Academy Award winner…

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‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7 - May 12

Anthony Ramos, a star of ‘Hamilton,’ may think he does. According to New York Teacher,…

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Oliver Scholars Changes Lives

Scholarship. Leadership. Service.

When Richards was in the seventh grade, a teacher recognized his promise and recommended him…

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Let Girls Learn – No – Well, OK, We Think

The Trump administration is as usual unclear—but not about school lunches

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After a flurry of reports Tuesday afternoon announcing the immediate end of Let…

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Why Parental Social Networking Matters at Your Child’s School

Parents’ involvement is huge

I wrote a series on gifted children and, in interviewing Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot, mother of 5-year-old…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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