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Institutions, projects, and activities that support the mission of education. These stories, which range from literacy promotion to teacher training programs, focus on the manifold ways of offering and pursuing an education. Supplementary and continuing education programs—such as ESL and adult education—fall under this category, alongside testing services, scholarship programs, and educational management.

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A curriculum to help students build healthy relationships

High Country News

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Kaleidoscope Connect is a curriculum program that helps middle school students build strong relationships with adults. The program helps students define what is important to them in relationships and helps them develop the skills to connect well with adults who support them. This curriculum is de...

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Montana teens organize to prevent suicides

High Country News

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for adolescents in Montana. The Arlee Warriors, a high school basketball team, and a group of students at St. Ignatius High School are de-stigmatizing mental health issues by initiating conversations and making their schools a safe space for their peer...

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'It means everything': the university opening its doors to asylum seekers

The Guardian

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The Compass Project, based out of the UK, provides one year of education for asylum seekers that serves as a foot in the door into the national higher education system. In the sometimes years before they can gain refugee status, asylum seekers living in the UK lack many of the rights and much of ...

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How to help struggling young readers

The Hechinger Report

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Researchers have pointed to third grade as a make it or break it point for young students learning to read so several nonprofits are now focusing their energy on improving student literacy rates in the grades prior. To help students learn better, nonprofits send reading coaches to sit in on class...

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Adaptive Technology Programs Turn to Robotics and IoT to Help People Who Have Disabilities

GovTech

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Governments and schools are investing in technology to better serve people of different abilities. Innovations include text-to-911 for deaf and hard-of-hearing citizens, robotic telepresence for remote students, and the Vitals app, which allows families and caregivers to alert police officers of ...

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This Boot Camp Trains Young People to Fight Plastic Pollution

Yes! Magazine

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A boot camp in New Orleans equips young activists with the knowledge and communications tools to educate their own peers about the pressing issue of plastic pollution. Students return home to their communities ready to make concrete changes in local businesses and minds.

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