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The New York Times

David L. Kirp

30 May 2015

New York, New York, United States

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A nonprofit organization, the Internationals Network for Public Schools, delivers a first-class education to the children of illegal immigrants, helping to break the cycle of poverty and provide them a path to advance...

Truthout

Jean Trounstine

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15 May 2015

Massachusetts, United States

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From state to state, officials are grappling with how to improve how children experience the criminal justice system. The process is highly variable – each state varies on the age that children can go to court, and a ...

Bright Magazine

Emily J Smith

14 May 2015

Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States

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Currently, women make up only 20% of computing jobs - in 2012, only 18% of computer science (CS) graduates were women , a figure that has been cut in half since 1984 when women made up 37% of CS majors. Now, girls are...

Bright Magazine

Wyatt Orme

Tik Root

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4 May 2015

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda

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Kepler University in Rwanda reduces the cost of a university education by hiring teachers based on their willingness to innovate—not necessarily their expertise—and by blending online and in-classroom learning. Studen...

NPR

Amy Martin

2 May 2015

Missoula, Montana, United States

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Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden, but now they are helping to preserve ...

Bright Magazine

Maureen Rich Wallace

28 April 2015

New York, New York, United States

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Though a majority of students with disabilities today spend at least part of their school day in general education classrooms, many of these students are sequestered in a corner, not fully participating in the class. ...

Bright Magazine

Diana Prichard

27 April 2015

Gonzales, California, United States

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Half of U.S. farm workers are Hispanic, but few make it to leadership positions. A historically white non-profit, FFA, is creating equal education programs in California to increase leadership opportunities for minori...

The Atlantic

Jessica Carew Kraft

22 April 2015

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Advocates are on a quest to improve the quality of life in Haiti through legal education.

Toronto Star

Sara Mojtehedzadeh

18 April 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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After decades of economic and social despair that once saw it named the poorest big city in America, Cleveland has become a model of revitalization, thanks to a unique “anchor strategy” that harnesses the immense weal...

Deseret News

Lane Anderson

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9 April 2015

Yonkers, New York, United States

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Lack of college information or help with the application process makes poor kids less likely to apply for college. Yonkers Partners in Education put free SAT test prep and college guidance counselors in Yonker high sc...

The Boston Globe

Amy Crawford

28 March 2015

Massachusetts, United States

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There are many reasons why a student might leave university without graduating. Match Beyond helps students who dropped out of college finally receive their degree through personal counselors who make sure that the st...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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27 March 2015

Norwalk, Ohio, United States

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As rampant misconduct by judicial systems across the country brought to light a crippling practice of debtors prisons - where disadvantaged individuals unable to pay fines and fees were continually and wrongfully impr...

The Hechinger Report

Liz Willen

17 March 2015

Clinton, New York, United States

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Hamilton College, a small, rural liberal arts college, is optimistic about furthering its efforts to provide scholarships for low-income students and for those who are the first in their family to attend college.

The Seattle Times

Claudia Rowe

16 March 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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After implementing the International Baccalaureate curriculum, graduation rates at Seattle's historically underperforming Rainier Beach High School increased 25 percentage points from 2011 to 2015. In a city whose pub...

Deseret News

Lane Anderson

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18 January 2015

Bath, Pennsylvania, United States

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Many people who own a trailer home live in a corporate-owned community where the rent goes unregulated but it is too expensive to relocate the trailer. In New Hampshire many manufactured home communities are owned by ...

NPR

Lisa Aliferis

17 December 2014

California, United States

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Management of blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar improved nationwide, yet African-Americans still "substantially" trailed whites. The Kaiser’s clinic in California is closing this racial gap by creating regis...

The Seattle Times

Katherine Long

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29 November 2014

Seattle, Washington, United States

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In an idea borrowed from college athletics called redshirting, STARS enrolls promising engineering students — many of them women and minorities — to give them an additional year of collegiate academic work before they...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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23 October 2014

India

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Volunteers with the Annual Status of Education Report test children's math and reading skills in villages across India. While 96 percent of Indian children are in school, ASER reveals that many of them are not receivi...

The Atlantic

Deborah Fallows

6 October 2014

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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A public library in Columbus, Ohio stays ahead of the curve by investing in new technology as well as expanding outreach efforts to people of all backgrounds and socioeconomic class. The library offers rigorous, hand...

Places Journal

Susanne Schindler

1 October 2014

United States

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There is an escalating housing affordability crisis in America, where even the middle and creative classes are having difficulty finding somewhere they can afford to live. A possible solution could be cooperative hous...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Many military children are resilient, but there are also a lot in public schools across the U.S. who experience difficulties. School Liaison Officers help those children by bridging the gap between the military and th...

Fayetteville Observer

Greg Barnes

27 July 2014

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Early education translates into higher graduation rates and lower probability for criminal behavior later in life, yet less than 30 percent of children in the United States go to preschool. Oklahoma leads the nation i...

The Buffalo News

Sandra Tan

14 July 2014

Buffalo, New York, United States

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Better teacher training and strategic programming for non-English speakers could turn things around in high schools with large immigrant populations.

The Atlantic

James Fallows

8 July 2014

Scooba, Mississippi, United States

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East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) helps Eastern Mississippi fill high-skill jobs by educating and training local workers. The students at EMCC are each evaluated for skillsets and gaps in education, and they w...

The Buffalo News

Tiffany Lankes

22 June 2014

Bronx, New York, United States

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Eagle Academy in the Bronx combines rigorous academics, high expectations, and a structured environment to help minority students succeed.

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