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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Rather than pushing college readiness, Paymon Rouhanifard plans to focus on improving school safety and renovating facilities as a first priority.
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The Generation Schools Network explores how schools with tight budgets can achieve dramatic improvements not by increasing spending, but by redeploying their resources.
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Opportunity Nation Executive Director Mark Edwards gives 5 ways the President and Congress can help disconnected youth get back on track.
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Deverick knows how his life could have turned out if he hadn't stuck with his studies: prison, drugs, or even death. Instead, he became a star on the Baltimore ...
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A YouthBuild alumni's story inspires.
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A former NASA engineer now teacher acknowledges that teaching kids is harder than building rockets.
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College readiness calls for tapping the resources of the whole community – higher education, community organizations, businesses, funders, and civic ...
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New York City teens: Join WNYC’s Radio Rookies live chat on policing and make your own message to the new New York City Mayor!
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The JJDPA connects to afterschool programs for important reasons: Here's why.