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readiness traps
Karen Pittman, Stephanie Krauss, and Bryan Joffe discuss Readiness and School during June 9th Thought Leader Roundtable. 
There are plenty of young people who struggle to complete school because of obstacles in their personal lives, but this struggle should not determine a young ...
stephanie krauss
Stephanie Krauss reflects on her trip to Malawi and the comparison she saw there and in the U.S. to make readiness a right. 
young people
Readiness is not just a universal goal for America's youth. We must position readiness as one of the toughest civil rights issues of our time. 
Any parent would be thrilled to hear positive feedback during a parent-teacher conference. The next step in helping a child progress isn't always an easy one to ...
Co-director of The Readiness Project, Stephanie Krauss, describes the undercurrents she faces during her journey to advocate for young people's readiness and ...
This is part three in a short series about readiness. Karen Pittman reflects on a difficult question that many people were left pondering during the Ready by ...
John Gomberts
This is the second in a short series of blogs about the right to readinessLet’s define it by what it is, not by what it isn’t.
social emotional learning
Competnecy based learning is no longer just about math and reading, it also incorporates social emotional learning which measures a number of areas, like manging ...
readiness gaps
Let’s stop playing it safe. Readiness is more than a goal; it’s a right. This isn’t just an outward call to action.  ...
If you’re like us, you want to challenge and be challenged. You’re here because you believe there are better ways to get every young person ready for ...
A noted Williams College psychologist argues standardized tests are useful, if they measure the abilities students really need.
happy youth
Positive Youth Development is a youth justice system that focuses on a young person's strengths and positive development rather than a deficit-based correctional ...
all lives matter
In communities across the country, demonstrators have peacefully organized to protest against violence. These protests are being done in an effort to demonstrate that ...