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Does High School Success Automatically Translate to College Success?

No, and advanced coursework doesn’t help much either

Advanced high school coursework may not be worth it unless you take calculus. Courses like…

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School suspensions

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Reduces School Suspensions

Empathy helps forge strong student-teacher relationships

According to a study led by Stanford social psychology researcher Jason A. Okonofua, respect and…

By Robin White Goode

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schools

Every Student Succeeds When Schools are Funded Fairly

How funding inequities lead to schools that are separate and unequal

Maya tries to concentrate on her lesson in a sweltering, overcrowded Title I classroom, with…

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kids

When Young Kids See Real People Getting Shot and Dying on TV

Do kids who've witnessed violence become good students?

In the subsequent 35 years, I had never watched a man actually get shot on…

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Former NFL Player

Former NFL Player Invests in Kids’ Social-Emotional Development

The Israel Idonije Foundation helps youngsters connect with cops

The 6’6”, 268 pound (121.56 kilo) Idonije is a retired defensive player with the NFL,…

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girls

Camfed Supports Girls’ Education in Africa

The single most effective strategy in international development

All of our team members in Africa are nationals of the countries in which they…

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Head Start

Stopping the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

Ramapo for Children teaches strategies to help our littlest learners succeed

It may startle you to learn that in 2011–2012, black children—who make up 18% of…

By Robin White Goode

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college

College Is Unaffordable Across the Country

Low income students are out of luck from Mississippi to New Hampshire

Developed by the Lumina Foundation, the Rule of 10 suggests that college is affordable if…

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Image: Gregory Worsham

Critical Mentoring Is Critical to College Success

New CGI Commitment to Action helps youth navigate structural inequities

How that relates to college access means even talking about what it means to go…

By Robin White Goode

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smart

Why We Need to Teach Teachers Better

Should we train teachers the way we train doctors?

During our interview, I asked Sahlberg about the U.S. education system, among many other things…

By Robin White Goode

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exercise

To Do Better in School, Exercise!

Kids 6 – 18 need to exercise every day to improve mental focus

Yet, exercise appears to be extremely effective in reducing symptoms. It also improves mood as…

By Robin White Goode

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diplomas

Diplomas Now Helps Keep Kids in School

Absenteeism + behavior problems + poor grades = early warning signs

When researcher Bob Balfanz and his colleagues first discovered the predictive power of early warning…

By Robin White Goode

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diplomas

Invisible Woman: The Struggles of Black Girls in School

How we can help black girls excel

I was one of the fortunate ones. Though I felt ugly on the outside, I…

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Sahlberg

If Pasi Sahlberg were U.S. Secretary of Education

At the "New York Times" Higher Ed Leaders Forum, Pasi Sahlberg shared how he would improve the U.S. educational system

The biggest problem in the U.S. is its inequality. It is the most unequal country…

By Robin White Goode

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Grant

Change the World with a MacArthur Foundation 100 and Change Grant

Grant will go to a single proposal to help solve one big problem

The solutions must be verifiable—we’re looking for solutions that have strong evidence that they will…

By Robin White Goode

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2016

Class of 2016 – Beating the Odds

From the desk of National Urban League President Marc H. Morial

As long as large numbers of students of color remain ill-prepared to succeed in and…

By Robin White Goode

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talk

Don’t Talk With Your Mouth Full—but Do Talk!

Mealtime is a time to talk -- and promote children’s early health & language development

There needs to be more communication between parents and their children around mealtime. Our data…

By Robin White Goode

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White House

This “Champion of Change” Wants You To Make Something

National Week of Making June 17 - June 23

The goal is really multi-faceted. One goal is to help young people to be more…

By Robin White Goode

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

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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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