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Nashville's Creswell Magnet Middle School is expanding its school day, but the change is not primarily about time. It’s about fundamentally redefining how ...
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Read Stephanie's guide to staying up-to-date on competency-based higher education from websites, books and twitter handles.
Lindsay
What if a school started with the principle that students learn differently, but everyone can learn—and then designed a system around that? It would look a lot ...
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Most people would never think that a solution to a teenager's health and brain development would be sleeping more. Read why one parent is getting on board with ...
BOOK COVER
Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum for Youth Investment, explains the top 5 reasons to look out for Citizen School founder, Eric Schwarz's new book, The ...
Shearwater
There is a distinct gap between what it takes to make it to graduation and being ready for adulthood.
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John Gomperts, president and CEO of the America’s Promise Alliance; Karen Pittman, CEO and co-founder of the Forum for Youth Investment; and Sean Slade, ...
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For kids in low-income neighborhoods after-school arts programming helps keep them off the streets and provides access to needed enrichment. Can it lower crime rates ...
graduates
Disconnection from the societal anchor structures of school and work during the transition to adulthood has serious consequences for young people themselves as well ...
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Joshua Steckel left his job as a college counselor at a private school to help low-income, largely minority, public-school students in Brooklyn master the perilous ...
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First-Gen student, Jairus Cater, talks about the importance of that very first job post-college.
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We hosted a Google Hangout with two inspiring leaders in the movement to support first-generation college student success. In these clips, Yolanda Norman and Ben ...
Graduates
Former director of the Social Work Practicum for Our Lady of the Lake University and first-generation college grad, Ruth Bounous, writes about a former ...
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First gens and experts share supports and advice to ease the transition from college to the workforce...
StudyingMajors
Transitioning from college to career brings difficult decisions for any young person, but especially for a first-generation student. Here’s a look at the tools ...
Capitol HIll
The House Republican budget was presented on April 1 by Chairman Paul Ryan.  Here are some reactions and analyses from our friends in the field, explaining what ...