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Trauma Is The Norm For Many New Orleans Kids. This School Was Made For Them.
A staggering percentage of kids in New Orleans experience trauma. Safe spaces at schools are hard to come by.
Mark Carlson Is Using Tech To Open Doors For Kids With Special Needs
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At CCCBSD, caring teachers help children with special needs gain access to the rich academic environment they need.
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NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students
Each student will receive an annual scholarship of $55,018 regardless of their financial situation.
These Three Women Are Changing The Way We Think About Education
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Their unconventional and holistic approaches to learning are impacting entire families for the better.
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Bloomberg Donates $1.8 Billion To Johns Hopkins University For Financial Aid
The record gift aims to open the "door of opportunity" for lower- and middle-income students.
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Duchess Kate Tells Girl That Cameras Are On Her Because She’s ‘Special’
The former Kate Middleton was visiting a garden when a youngster asked her about the prying photographers.
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Boomers Have Millennials To Thank For This Amazing Job Benefit
But surprisingly, younger people don't use it as much themselves.
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More Than 500 Teachers And Other Educators Are Running For Office This Year
They hope the teacher walkouts will catapult more teachers into government.
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How Michelle Obama Is Helping Girls Around The World Get An Education
More than 98 million girls under 18 are not currently in school, Michelle Obama is looking to change that.
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Scientist Whose Male Boss Won Nobel For Her Work Is Giving $3 Million Prize Away
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is creating a scholarship for women, refugees and minorities to study physics.
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A Stranger Answers Georgia Teen’s Wish List That She Attached To Balloons
Mykehia Curry, a student from Macon, needed help with dorm supplies. So she sent a prayer up to the sky.
Driving The Climate Change Conversation To A Neighborhood Near You
A scientist and a teacher are on a road trip across America to talk about global warming.
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How I Used Media To Teach My Preschooler And His Classmates About Acceptance
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The best way to remove the distance between ourselves and "other" people is to find common ground.
Atlanta Students Dominate Harvard Debate Competition And Embody Black Excellence
“I wanted people to see where I came from and how I could keep up with them,” Atlanta student says.
A Heartwarming Care Package For Migrant Children Separated From Families
The senders hope it brings a small measure of comfort.
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What It’s Like To Be A School Therapist
Mental health workers are overstretched, and budgets are tight. But demand for care is soaring.
‘Robotics Engineer Barbie’ Aims To Inspire Girls To Pursue STEM Careers
Mattel’s latest offering also wants to teach girls how to code right now.
Cynthia Nixon Congratulates Transgender Son On Graduation
The "Sex and the City" alum and gubernatorial candidate saluted 21-year-old son Seph on Trans Day of Action.
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How To Raise Kids Who Care About Other People
Empathy is a skill parents can cultivate.
The History Of Juneteenth, A Glorious Celebration Of Black Independence Day
Here’s why we should make Juneteenth a national holiday.
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14-Year-Old From Texas Wins National Spelling Bee
The 14-year-old from Texas survived one of the most intense competitions in the 93-year history of the spelling bee.
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Single Mom, 24, Graduates From Harvard Law School
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The new grad says that her roots and family were the support she needed at the beginning of her law school journey.
Apple Watch Credited With Saving New York Man’s Life
The device alerted him to an alarmingly fast heart rate.
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Boy Scouts Unveils Historic Name Change As Girls Join Youth Programs
The official name change will go into effect in February.
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Opinion | Teach Your Students About Black Women This Women’s History Month
Students should learn how these women were at the forefront of movements for liberation and resistance.
Why This Educator Teaches Kids To Grow Food For Their Schools
"Kids growing food for kids. It’s magical!"
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