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Karen Pittman
A former NASA engineer now teacher acknowledges that teaching kids is harder than building rockets.
YALC group
High school students concerned with the standardized testing requirements for graduation in Ohio catalyze reform.
Chicago's poster child high school for school violence is making news as a turnaround school, where staff do everything in their power to build a community of ...
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What’s the role of ‘grit’ in helping first-generation students from low-income families succeed in college?
Jan's Corner
Early intervention is key to get kids on the right path to graduation.
LYAC members
Starting this year, Louisiana high school students can earn a "distinction for community service" seal on their diplomas thanks to the Legislative Youth ...
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An introduction to the First to Finish blog series, exploring the challenges of first-generation college students and how to make college accessible for everyone.
Karen examines a growing commitment among leaders around the country to expand learning beyond the classroom and the traditional school day.
States are plowing ahead on Common Core.
The Coalition for Community Schools' nine-week blog series explores on how community school initiatives are supporting and strengthening innovations in expanded ...
Established by community activists, Young Achievers focuses on teaching science and math to students of color in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston. Young ...
The Des Moines Public School District has started to experiment with the calendar in order to provide an innovative classroom experience for children.