after school programs

Education
Engaging students after school offers high returns and need calls for more federal support, not less
HuffPost Video
Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney explains why the budget blueprint cuts funding for meals on wheels and educational programs.
Videos
Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney explains why the budget blueprint cuts funding for meals on wheels and educational programs.
Education
With the passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), California is now in the process of transitioning from
Impact
Congratulations to: January 1, 2016 marks the three year anniversary of the day I began making a micro grant, every single
Education
Gunshots and police sirens served as my alarm clock. I didn't think I would survive. I didn't think I would make it to 18. I was afraid I would end up just like my dad. Fortunately, my mother was there to provide the discipline I needed.
Education
There is value in a neighborhood school. Maybe closing it down is throwing the baby out with the bathwater. So, if you wanted to save the school, where would you begin? That can be a daunting question.
Impact
With the rise of bullying over the past several years, young people are having to grow up in an increasingly difficult world -- one full of discouragement and pain.
Education
Personalized learning, a concept gaining momentum and credibility in the education field today, shows great potential as a catalyst for student learning. Schools across national borders are revitalizing their curriculum through this approach emphasizing student choice and learning to learn.
Wellness
When I raised my second child over 20 years later, I was not a single parent. I was also around a lot of young mothers who
Religion
There are the large moments. The ones where the Veil is lifted. These are the moments when the music stops and the dance ends. These are the moments when one can keep humming the tune and twirling like nothing has changed or stop to realize that those beyond the Veil have no cause for dancing.
Politics
One day the gardener said to the children, "You know, I'm always telling you what we are going to grow. This time, what would you like to grow?" To her surprise, the children had a unanimous answer: "Kiwis!"
Impact
Vegan Eggs! Pennsylvanian Rocky Shepheard has created The Vegg, a cruelty-free, cage-free vegan egg replacement and he's
New York
Of New York's 1.1 million public school students, one in 12 are homeless. Many live doubled up with extended family or are temporarily housed in hotels or motels. But more than 23,000 live in family shelters on any given day.
Education
For much of our children's lives, my wife and I have been working and volunteering outside the home. We know the nagging worry that never quite leaves one during the work day, and particularly in the afternoons when school lets out.
Education
Kids don't need just more learning time -- they need more better learning time. When it comes to learning, the where and when don't matter as much as the what and how.
Celebrity
Lo and behold, Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest Reddit-inspired commercial to promote Omaze.com is here. The Governator invites
Education
We intend to send a clear message that afterschool programs are great at helping kids succeed academically, but just as good at helping them succeed as they become adults.
Education
My goal was to make sure that music was accessible to students across the nation, despite their backgrounds. I believe that music is the one thing that really unites us all, that transcends all borders, and this was something I wanted to bring to life.
Education
Grit, determination and resilience to overcome difficult circumstances, is a quality many college admissions counselors should consider more in its application review process.