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Demos' Jennifer Wheary recently met an 11-year-old who was already saving up for college, and it got her thinking. When is too early to start?
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As the President readies to deliver the State of the Union Address tomorrow night, advocates are delivering a “discouraging” assessment of the ...
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On February 12th, youth leaders are headed to Washington, D.C. to set the tone for the president's State of the Union address. #BarackTalk, an interactive State ...
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The weeks leading up to President Obama's second inauguration brought some good, if tentative, news on the education policy front.
A new video features unscripted voices and experiences of young Americans who know they have a stake in the next four years. Children and youth ages 5 to 25 from ...
Connect for Kids explores ways to work around both teachers' and parents' busy schedules to improve children's overall success in school.
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Ben Simon, the young founder of the Food Recovery Network, sparked a national movement for food recovery while a student at the University of Maryland.
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What most helps young people thrive in a challenging academic environment? Answers from students bear out what research has found: social and ...
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A video highlighting the National Council of Young Leaders' meeting with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in October 2012.