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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

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tech prep

Don’t Miss This Tech Prep Event if You Are D.C. Student

The half-day event, targeted to students and millennials, will be all about preparing for the tech job market and entrepreneurship

MMTC will hold a half-day Tech Prep Summit in Washington D.C. to introduce students to…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] 10 Best Cities in the World to Be a Student in 2015

Survey releases the best cities in the world for students

Survey releases the best cities in the world for students.

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Reinventing Freshman Year to Ensure Student Retention

Helping students to finish college, not just start

Through BridgeEdU, Wes Moore ensures student retention by reinventing the college freshman year, addressing obstacles…

By Robin White Goode

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Common Core Can Help Your Child Learn Math

To learn math well, go slowly, go deeply, and ditch the memorization

Common Core math standards, taught effectively, can help any child learn math well.

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black and latino students in colleges

Advanced Placement Classes More Accessible to Students of Color

One high school triples its number of students taking AP

If annual growth rates hold true, during the next two weeks, more than two million…

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Common Core: Bringing Calm to Classroom Chaos

Georgia Teacher of the Year 2014

Common Core is a source of stability that yields greater learning, helping to bring calm…

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Don’t Know Much About History, Civics, Geography

Test results reveal inequality in civics education

A large share of the eighth graders who took the test scored at the “basic”…

By Robin White Goode

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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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#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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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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Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Teenagers How to Manage Money

Three things every parent should know

There are three necessary ingredients when it comes to helping your children develop financial behaviors…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Motivational STEM Videos For Your Kids To Watch

Using a hands-on approach, you can inspire kids to look beyond the surface

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and…

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President Barack Obama at the White House Science Fair 2015

President Obama Announces Over $240 Million Pledge for STEM Education

POTUS announces new STEM pledge at the White House Science Fair

President Obama host 2015 White House Science Fair and announces new $240 million pledge for…

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Ball State University Students Turn Retired Bus Into Civil Rights Museum

The exhibit will feature past leaders

A group of students from Ball State University have transformed a retired bus into a…

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Michelle Obama Hosts White House Fashion Education Workshop

Invites hundreds of students and fashion influencers to discuss the impact of fashion education

Michelle Obama honored student fashion designers, writers, stylists and entrepreneurs with a White House fashion…

By Courtney Connley

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Teacher Raises More Than $100,000 to Feed Ferguson Students

North Carolina teacher aims to provide food for youth in need

In light of the unrest in Ferguson resulting in a delay in public school start…

By Courtney Connley

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Jennifer Hudson and Sister Give Back to Chicago Students In Need

Singer and her sister provide school supplies to over 8,000 students

In memory of her late nephew, Jennifer Hudson and her sister held their annual school…

By Courtney Connley

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Bring your own lunch and use recyclable containers. Making your own instead of ordering a $10 lunch can definitely save pennies, but also, when you make your own lunch in recyclable containers, you help to ensure that plastics won't end up polluting an ocean or river near you.

Share our Strength Uses Smartphones to Help Eliminate Child Hunger

Campaign uses smartphones to help feed kids in need

In response to kids missing meals when school is out, Share our Strength is using…

By Courtney Connley

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