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Momentum for evidence-based policies appears to be reaching new heights, which brings both good news and challenges for advocates, practitioners and policymakers.
All youth in Ogden, Utah have plenty of expanded learning opportunities to choose from this summer - here are some of the ways youth can stay engaged on their summer ...
Few adults could imagine kids wanting to go to school on the weekends but at select community schools in Hartford, students and families are doing just that.
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In the past three years, school and community leaders have worked strategically to grow afterschool programming in 11 of New Haven’s schools, resulting in ...
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June 14, 2013 More Time in School?
Karen Pittman reacts to a New York Times online forum on increasing learning time in school.
To maintain a continuity of support for students, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) have opened their school buildings to families, communities, and partners, even when ...
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A man, a troubled middle school and one unlikely decision that sparked a turnaround.
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Two brave youth with ambition and a desire to succeed share how the barriers of homelessness affected their pathways to education and employment
What the "fiscal cliff" and compromises will mean for children, youth and families.
A new initiative in Pennsylvania, led by their first lady, aims to keep students on track to graduate acros the state.
Youth across the country are leading a movement for solutions to gun violence that work.
The vast majority (nearly 70 percent) of low-income students attending elite colleges hail from just 15 large metropolitan areas. What's up with that?
Under Oregon Governor Kitzhaber’s education overhaul, which he launched in 2011, every Oregon student will have to meet academic milestones—kindergarten ...