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Parents And Kids Learning Side By Side

Some educators in low-income areas are trying to improve children’s prospects by teaching their mothers right along side them. It’s working.

08/13/2014

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A Growing Demand For Dentists

With boomer generation dentists retiring and vanity procedures like whitening, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 16% growth in the need for dentists.

08/12/2014

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New Fundraising Approach For Boys And Girls Clubs

The 154-year-old Boys and Girls Clubs of America was fortunate, a few years ago, to be promoted by celebrities. Now, the organization is taking a different approach.

08/11/2014

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More Money In Schools Helps Low-Income Kids

According to a recent study, in school districts with increased spending, low-income students are more likely to graduate from high school, earn livable wages and avoid poverty in adulthood.

08/06/2014

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Banning Suspension Of Pre-K Children

Research shows that 3 and 4-year-olds aren’t able to connect their misbehavior with punishment and expulsion can begin a downward cycle.

08/05/2014

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Surge In Child Migrants Brings National Attention

The federal government has been combing the country looking for emergency sites for tens of thousands of immigrant children entering the US unaccompanied by parents or guardians.

08/04/2014

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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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