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I-Best College Programs Among Best For Job Training

Being adapted and tested at more than 150 colleges, Integrated Basic Education and Job Training, or I-Best, challenges the traditional approach to remedial education.

07/30/2014

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Thousands of Teachers Becoming Avid Fans Of AVID Teaching

More than 2,200 educators attended the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute in July in downtown Philadelphia.

07/29/2014

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NCAA – And Its Athletes – Facing Changes

Some NCAA leaders are considering an idea that was always taboo: allowing players to use their names and pictures commercially.

07/28/2014

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KIPP Honored By ‘Broad Prize’

The award focuses on urban schools that are closing the achievement gap between minority and low-income students and their white higher income peers.

07/23/2014

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Studies Say ‘Good Behavior Game’ Is Effective

Today, behavior management is an important part of teacher training. Twenty-two studies analyze its effectiveness.

07/22/2014

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Recruiting Seniors For Non-profit Work

While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.

07/21/2014

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The Thrill Of Learning To Read

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – John Kelly remembers when he first learned to read. And judging from his photo in The Washington Post, that was many years ago. While Kelly’s mom always read […]

07/16/2014

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Ideo A Promising Idea For Education

In the fall of 2011, a group of mechanical engineers, architects, ethnographers, communications designers and educators began designing a network of low cost private schools.

07/15/2014

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The Moyer Foundation: Helping Grieving Children

Former Phillie Jamie Moyer and his wife Karen have established the Moyer Foundation with a mission to offer engagement, comfort and support to children experiencing loss.

07/14/2014

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Students In Overseas Health Programs Not Prepared To Treat Patients

Students going overseas for health-related programs are performing examinations and delivering babies, putting their colleges at risk of legal liability.

07/07/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.

07/02/2014

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Pediatricians Push For Reading To Children

With increased recognition of the importance of brain development in a child’s first three years, the American Academy of Pediatrics is asking members to become advocates for reading aloud to children.

07/01/2014

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Women Subjected To ‘Sexual Victimization’ School Years And Beyond

Young women are at greatest risk of being raped between the ages of 16 and 24 and at higher risk in college, where such activity has become rampant.

06/30/2014

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Writing Centers Support Student Creativity

Twelve years ago at 826 Valencia Street in San Francisco, a single writing center opened. Now, 826 National reaches 30,000 students, mostly from underserved communities.

06/25/2014

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Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights History

An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.

06/24/2014

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