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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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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”…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Snore: 5 Ways to Remain Productive in Boring Meetings

As a young professional, here's how to get through a sometimes annoying office norm

To avoid being labeled as a rude youngster who goofs off on their smartphone during…

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It’s Winter Vacay: 5 Steps to Advance Your Career During the Break

Take the time off to get a leg up in the job market

With the help of parents (or mentors), you should devise a quick game plan that…

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What a Genius: Young African American Student Gets Perfect SAT Score

Landing 2400 took "putting in a lot of work"

Cameron Clarke, a Philadelphia student, scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT.

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Leave Justin Combs Alone: Whether Rich or Poor, An Earned Reward is His To Keep

Any wealthy offspring who doesn't embody negative stereotypes should be lauded

The argument that the son of a multimillionaire should return a scholarship he rightfully earned…

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Kevin Liles Offers Valuable Assessment for Today’s Professionals

Tool provides vital insight on career strengths, weaknesses, purpose

Music executive-turned-entrepreneur urges youth to find best career that suits their talents and purpose.

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In the News: Lionsgate May Launch Tyler TV; Police Force Beefs Up in London and More

Headlines around the web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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The Cutting Edge: Five Tips for Securing a Summer Internship

You may not have a gig yet, but it�s not too late

Summer is approaching, and if you’re bummed because you didn’t get that stellar internship or—let’s…

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Voter Suppression on College Campuses

Florida A&M University students look over a sample ballot while standing in line to vote…

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