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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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East Harlem

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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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 11

Wealthy school districts raise millions for their own kids—and it’s a tax write-off

Once state and federal spending are included in the example of Texas school districts above,…

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‘Hamilton’ Star Says Teacher Saved His Life

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2 - May 6

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

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5 Reasons This Teacher Loves Khan Academy

Parents and kids like it too

I appreciate that the software is designed like a game, though not necessarily a competitive…

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Why Malia Obama’s Gap Year Is the Real News

Taking a purposeful year off has its benefits

But a purposeful, structured year off can be a meaningful time in a young person’s…

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Identity Is Part of the Curriculum at Eagle Academy Ocean Hill

School creates a web of support, accountability, pride, and self-esteem

“I want to better position them for sustained, independent success,” Meade says. “We’ve created an…

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Youth Digital Gives Kids the Tools to Create

Not just consumers, but technology creators

And we mean really create. We’re not giving them software that has its own built-in…

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One Mother’s Journey with Her Gifted Children | Part 2

Mother of three gifted children raises them to achieve

The director of the district’s gifted program was impressed with my grant-writing skills and insisted…

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One Mother’s Journey with Her Gifted Children

Mother of three gifted children raises them to achieve

He often complained to me about a white classmate that told him that he was…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 10

Unequal spending contributes to educational inequality

Some states spend a lot to instruct their public school students; others spend relatively little.…

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Loyola High School a Beacon of Hope in Detroit

Leaders use faith and support to empower their graduates

“It’s a generational curse. Young men grow up without fathers, and then become fathers themselves…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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