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Teresa Di Mauro
18 February 2021
Over 3000 Words
Ethnic Azeri students face disproportionate barriers in achieving university education compared to Georgians. One of those reasons is due to language barriers. Isolated from Georgian society, it's not uncommon for Aze...
8 February 2021
Despite the evidence of early interventions when children are failing academic, a now-defunct Israeli remedial high school program had long lasting effects on the participants. The teens that participated in the progr...
4 February 2021
Oklahoma, United States
The Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program is an immersion program that pays adults to learn the Cherokee language, which is quickly disappearing yet important for preserving Cherokee culture. The program require...
24 December 2020
Hack your Future Belgium offers free IT training to migrants to help fill the country’s worker shortage in that sector and help newcomers gain skills and find work. Most participants are asylum seekers or refugees and...
23 December 2020
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
In Baltimore, a non-profit known as the Next One Up program is helping young men who are struggling in school by supporting and advancing their academic, athletic, and social development through small group activities...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
James E. Causey
18 December 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country. Nationally, a Gallup poll found that 55% of Americans believe “race relations between Blacks and whites to be either "very or somewhat bad." To improve ra...
8 October 2020
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Chicago's CRED program (Create Real Economic Destiny) blends effective violence-intervention strategies with economic empowerment, life coaching, therapy, and education to provide the kind of opportunity so often lack...
2 October 2020
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
The Carlsbad Literacy Program provides free tutoring to adults who want help with their literacy skills. The program's students in the program include English language learners, and also helps with citizenship skills,...
30 August 2020
Five years after Germany sparked controversy with a welcoming message to the flood of refugees applying for asylum, more than half of those 1.7 million refugees have work and pay taxes, their youth show strong signs o...
14 August 2020
Denver, Colorado, United States
Comal Heritage Food Incubator trains immigrant and refugee women to start their own businesses in the food industry. Comal offers coaching, financial support, and connections to social services. It also pays trainees,...
21 June 2020
The Almajiranci system has been criticized for not integrating Western education and English lessons. To solve the issue, Malam Na’ibi, who owns an Almajiri school, started homeschooling around 30 students on subjects...
Jackson Hole News & Guide
3 June 2020
Wyoming, United States
Schools in Teton County are successfully addressing the achievement gap between English language learners, kids who don't have a strong grasp on English, and white students by taking a holistic approach. In order to i...
1 April 2020
Menominee, Wisconsin, United States
Over 3000 Words
Efforts are underway on the Menominee Reservation in northeastern Wisconsin to preserve the at-risk language of Menominee. That looks like conducting school entirely in Menominee, printing Menominee-language books, up...
12 February 2020
Back On Track Syria is a tutoring initiative in Berlin helping Arabic-speaking students keep up with school subjects by offering help in their native language. The students in the program are often refugees and migran...
2 February 2020
Broadcast TV News
Training refugees in digital skills provides them with a path toward self sufficiency. A pilot program developed with the UN World Food Program and the American University in Beirut offers computer literacy and Englis...
29 January 2020
Building successful resistance to fake information begins with primary education. Finland’s national school curriculum encourages information and media literacy along with critical thinking. The pilot program consists...
24 January 2020
Suffield, Connecticut, United States
At Connecticut’s MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, people experiencing incarceration have the opportunity to participate in postsecondary classes, even completing a certificate or degree. They’re able to do ...
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Kara Leigh Lofton
13 January 2020
Clay, West Virginia, United States
Under 800 Words
A town in West Virginia was lacking resources for mental health care, so high school juniors were tapped to fill the need. Learning skills such as how to use naloxone to in an overdose situation to asking open-ended q...
2 January 2020
Logan, Utah, United States
Training rural residents to work from home eases the struggle with unemployment. Utah’s Rural Online Initiative program provides rural residents with an online work certificate and training in online tools such as vid...
23 December 2019
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Fugees Academy, with schools in Ohio and Georgia, offers specialized and trauma-informed instruction for refugee students. The school aims to get students up to speed with accelerated English instruction.
9 December 2019
Draper, Utah, United States
At Utah State Prison, the New Visions Speech Club is teaching inmates public speaking. The club gives inmates the opportunity to practice communication and bolster their confidence – two skills that can help them in t...
19 November 2019
Lowry, Colorado, United States
Older populations in Colorado want more out of the available technology classes, which often teach too much of the basics and not enough to keep them from falling behind in the age of social media, Etsy, and online vi...
Second Wave Michigan
14 November 2019
Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
In Michigan, the lack of a GED or high school diploma is often what is standing between motivated workers and good jobs. A partnership between Battle Creek Public Schools, community organizations, and local employers ...
The Seattle Times
20 October 2019
Renton, Washington, United States
A nonprofit in Seattle is identifying youth between the ages of 16 to 24 who are out of school and work and reconnecting them with the public education system. Two-thirds of students enrolled in the program have gone ...
2 October 2019
Arizona, United States
Over 15 Minutes
To preserve culture, especially language, elders and leaders in Native American communities often rely on shaming. Although this practice has proven to be an effective method in some instances, it is not without its l...
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