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One college-advising program is helping to bridge the college-graduation gap for low-income and first-generation students with up to six years of support, researchers say.
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Authored by Andrew Gael, who teaches mathematics at a K-12 school designed for students with disabilities, this blog is designed to share instructional techniques and build community amongst math teachers. Teachers may want to start by checking out the Tasks & Instructional Routines tab, which features hands-on-activities designed to engage students in math concepts.
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Yet another research study argues that educators and policymakers must move away from their focus on the bachelor's degree and embrace the promise of certificates and associate degrees. Many jobs that
An NPR poll found that Americans from major ethnic, identity and racial groups believe there is discrimination against their own group. Our series takes a closer look at the results.
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A series of reports released this week show student expenses often exceed the financial support provided by states, colleges and their families.
Like many skills, good writing comes with good practice. Just ask Jane Hyatt Yolen, author and editor of more than 280 books, whose most notable quotes include: “Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”
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