Difference Maker: Technology and Education

Impact
A staggering percentage of kids in New Orleans experience trauma. Safe spaces at schools are hard to come by.
Impact
At CCCBSD, caring teachers help children with special needs gain access to the rich academic environment they need.
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Education
Each student will receive an annual scholarship of $55,018 regardless of their financial situation.
Impact
Their unconventional and holistic approaches to learning are impacting entire families for the better.
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Education
The record gift aims to open the "door of opportunity" for lower- and middle-income students.
Education
The former Kate Middleton was visiting a garden when a youngster asked her about the prying photographers.
Money
But surprisingly, younger people don't use it as much themselves.
Education
They hope the teacher walkouts will catapult more teachers into government.
Videos
More than 98 million girls under 18 are not currently in school, Michelle Obama is looking to change that.
Women
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is creating a scholarship for women, refugees and minorities to study physics.
Religion
Mykehia Curry, a student from Macon, needed help with dorm supplies. So she sent a prayer up to the sky.
Environment
A scientist and a teacher are on a road trip across America to talk about global warming.
Parenting
The best way to remove the distance between ourselves and "other" people is to find common ground.
Videos
“I wanted people to see where I came from and how I could keep up with them,” Atlanta student says.
Impact
The senders hope it brings a small measure of comfort.
Impact
Mental health workers are overstretched, and budgets are tight. But demand for care is soaring.
Women
Mattel’s latest offering also wants to teach girls how to code right now.
Queer Voices
The "Sex and the City" alum and gubernatorial candidate saluted 21-year-old son Seph on Trans Day of Action.
Parenting
Empathy is a skill parents can cultivate.
Videos
Here’s why we should make Juneteenth a national holiday.