Tag Archives: Education

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[Infographic] BE Smart: STEM Facts That May Shock You

The lack of women and minorities in STEM is a hot topic across businesses and institutions

STEM facts from the STEM Education Coalition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Math + Science…

By Kandia Johnson

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STEM Mentoring Programs Invite Girls of Color into the Industy

New York City DOE creates opportunities to push girls towards STEM related fields

New STEM programs were created to mentor low income Girls, African Americans and Hispanics.

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Board-Certified Teachers More Effective, New Studies Affirm

Policy implications of research weighed

Studies show that board certification improves teacher effectiveness, raises student test scores.

By Robin White Goode

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How Schools Can Lower Suspension Rates and Raise Graduation Rates

Why aren’t traditional school discipline policies working?

Lower suspension rates, raise graduation rates by treating students in trauma.

By Robin White Goode

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The ‘Hard-Knock Life’ of Illiteracy

Reading proficiency of fourth-graders is low

The movie remake of Annie was right to depict Annie as illiterate.

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Does the Anti-Common Core Movement Have a Race Problem?

Poll shows big differences in support

The question of Common Core will yield different answers.

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneurs Summit: 3 Social Entrepreneurs Dedicated to Education

Be inspired by the works of these do-gooders

These social entrepreneurs will be at the Entrepreneurs Summit discussing the education crisis and solutions.

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5 STEM Competitions for Young Scientists

STEM competitions for the next generation of innovators

STEM competitions provide a challenging atmosphere for students to solve problems while meeting other students…

By Kandia Johnson

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FIRST Robotics Sparks Passion for Science and Technology

Winning regional teams to compete in Missouri

FIRST Robotics sparks passion for science, technology, engineering.

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t

A guide for teaching children ages 9 - 12

Here is part 2 of Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t.

By Stacey Tisdale

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7 STEM Festivals for Kids

STEM Festivals provide a fun way to learn and explore different careers

STEM Festivals provide a fun way to learn and explore science, technology, engineering and math…

By Kandia Johnson

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LinkedIn to Acquire Online Learning Site for $1.5 Billion

New deal will help job seekers earn the necessary education and career skills needed

LinkedIn to purchase online learning site, Lynda.com, for $1.5 billion.

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4 Keys to a Successful School Turnaround

How struggling schools can improve

Struggling schools can turn around with resources, visionary leadership, data-driven decision-making, and comprehensive student support.

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Literacy Month: Creating Financially ‘Chill’ Kids

Part 1: Teaching about money: Ages 4 -8

Whether you feel it’s important for your child to think of bills as a chore…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Mindy Kaling’s Brother Posed As a Black Man to Get into Medical School

Kaling's brother chronicles his experience as a black man on website and in new book

Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling’s brother reveals he posed as a black man when applying…

By Courtney Connley

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Cheated Out of an Education

One view of the scandal in Atlanta

Why Kevin Chavous thinks the educators in Atlanta cheated; why time on task, teacher accountability,…

By Robin White Goode

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Top 20 STEM Jobs

Here is a glimpse of the best STEM jobs in 2015

According to a report compiled by the US News World & Report, the number of…

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What Are Your Odds of Finding a Nursing Job in Maine?

Report looks at the nation’s job market from coast to coast

A recently released report, State Online College Job Market: Ranking the States, ranks employers online…

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Girl Code: Teen Girls in Ghana Learn Coding at a Local Mosque

Girls in a slum community are empowered through tech

A tech entrepreneur teaches weekly courses on coding and tech to teen girls in Ghana.

By Essence Gant

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How 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Turned Dads ‘No’ into a Profitable Beauty Business

Now the Teenpreneur runs Zandra Beauty

When 14-year-Old Zandra Azariah Cunningham couldn’t convince her dad to buy her more make-up—she literally…

By Kandia Johnson

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