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Young Adults Living With Parents Will Fly The Nest In 2015

In 2012, 35% of Americans 18-31 were living at their parents’ homes. Several things will help them pack their bags and move out in 2015.

12/10/2014

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Peace Players International Bringing Neighbors At Odds Together

In places where prejudice and intolerance are part of the environment, Peace Players International bridges social divides.

12/09/2014

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‘River Of Booze’ Paints Troubling Picture Of College Life

An article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education describes the prevalence of drugs, alcohol and sexual violence on campus.

12/08/2014

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Gauging Poverty And Academic Performance

Homelessness and other factors in a student’s environment are predictors of chronic absenteeism and low achievement.

12/03/2014

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Limiting Technology In Education

Benjamin Waldman, identified as a junior at a prep school in a letter to the editor in Education Week, asks “When does technology become too prevalent in education?”

12/02/2014

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A Timely Remembrance Of Rosa Parks

This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.

12/01/2014

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Carver School A Standout For STEM Students

The Carver School of Engineering and Science leads a STEM educational experience for students who apply, building a supportive and caring school culture.

11/26/2014

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International Student Numbers Continue To Grow

The number of international students continues to grow with the biggest influx from China.

11/25/2014

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Circus Makes STEM Subjects Fun For Kids

The Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math – STEM, fun.

11/24/2014

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North Carolina School Excels In Teaching Dual Language Learners

The Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, NC is worthy of special attention.

11/19/2014

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New Survey Tracks America’s Kids After School

A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.

11/18/2014

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Making Kids Good Readers

Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.

11/17/2014

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A Move To Help High Achieving Low-Income Students Get To College

The United States fails to do right by most low-income students who excel in school. Now, there may be a turning point.

11/12/2014

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Adding Art To STEM

The Rhode Island School of Design in particular is spearheading a national initiative to incorporate art and design – calling it STEM to STEAM.

11/11/2014

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Students’ Character Counts As A Predictor Of Success

A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.

11/10/2014