Tag Archives: Education

The Case for Coding in School Curriculum

Advocates say computer science has a place in curriculum alongside math and English classes

Advocates call to add coding to school curriculum, stating computer science has a place in…

By Joel Lyons

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The College Debt Barrier Comes Down

Starbucks serves up higher ed with a smile

Starbucks and Arizona State University dismantle the barriers to college completion.

By Robin White Goode

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More Time on Task Leads to Better Student Results

Give children the time they need to excel

Educating students in poverty requires considerably more time than the traditional school calendar offers.

By Robin White Goode

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Can a Video Game Teach Your Preschooler to Solve for X?

An app that may work better, and faster, than school

A video game that teachers algebra to preschoolers may work better, and faster, than school.

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In the Age of Accountability, a School Famous for its Creativity Struggles to Get Results

Multiple Intelligences-inspired Key Learning Community gains hint at rekindling past glory

But since 2012, an ambitious young principal has helped the school achieve a remarkable shift…

By Robin White Goode

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Free Community College: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Maybe not, educators say

Community college educators cool to the idea of free community college.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Are High Standardized Test Scores Enough to Succeed in College?

Non-cognitive skills help students persist, experts say

Who’s ready for college? At first blush, not a lot of us. By most measures,…

By Robin White Goode

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Jury Is Still Out on Blended Learning

Does it work or not? It depends

Blended learning is gaining considerable popularity in American classrooms, but the question remains: Is there…

By Robin White Goode

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How One Organization is Helping to Improve Diversity at Independent Schools

RIISE founder talks creating a network to increase the enrollment of minority students at independent schools

Resources In Independent School Education (RIISE) founder, Gina Collins talks creating a network to increase…

By Courtney Connley

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10 Career Resources for Women in STEM

Organizations help to increase the number of women involved in STEM

A list of 10 great career resources to help women in STEM build their skillset…

By Kandia Johnson

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Teachers Quick to Label Black Students Troublemakers

Teacher bias a contributing factor, research shows

The study showed that teachers tend to view black students more harshly than white students…

By Robin White Goode

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#IWishMyTeacherKnew: Twitter Campaign Reveals Students’ Struggles

Takes the reality of children's lives online

A teacher at Denver Public Schools wanted to find a way to better understand her…

By Robin White Goode

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[VIDEO] My Brother’s Keeper Wins Broad Support

Puts boys and young men of color on path to succeed

President Obama’s initiative to address challenges faced by young men of color.

By Robin White Goode

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Research: More Educated Black Women Going Childless

Childless rates up for educated women of color

Educated black women going childless according to Pew Research study.

By Brittany Dandy

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Disruption Alert: Startups Ready to Compete with Colleges

Go to college--or to one of these startups instead

Startups provide an alternative to expensive, 4-year college model.

By Robin White Goode

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Financial Literacy Month: Stars Gather to Celebrate Financially Savvy Skaters

Program building champions on the ice and leaders of their communities

A-list celebs and figure skating royalty gathered in New York City recently to celebrate nonprofit…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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.

By Brittany Dandy

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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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