In Their Own Words: White Students on Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color
A diverse teaching force can have as much of an impact on white students as it does on their black and Latino peers.
Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read
This isn't your typical story time; public libraries are designing new programs to help parents and caregivers interact with toddlers in ways that will encourage future reading.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
U.S. Department of Education
What School Can Be Remarks as delivered by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts April 14, 2016 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks so much for that warm introduction, Amanda. Thank you, Principal Walker, for the opportunity to spend the day here with all of you. Thank you, Christopher for showing us all what it means to be an out loud poetry champion. As you probably know, I am here today to talk about importance of genuinely well-rounded educationthe kind of education that engages and intrigues kids, and allows them to discover their interests in the arts, in science, in the world languages and so much else. But the truth is, I feel like folks could get a good understanding of…
The Best Colleges for Women in 2017
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Top 10 foods to try in Mexico
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Leaders of Volunteers: Stop Being So Bloody Nice!
Rob Jackson explains why he strongly feels leaders of volunteers need to take off the halo once in a while e-Volunteerism Online Journal Free-Access Articles "Laddering" in Volunteer Management: What It Is, and Why It May Be Important - Rob Jackson and Erin R. Spink consider the importance of "laddering" in the volunteer management profession; that is, "the opportunity to report to someone more senior than you who is also a leader of volunteers." Designing a Strategy for Persuasion - Betty Stallings is convinced that the ability to persuade and influence is at the heart of successful leadership of these endeavors. She takes you step-by-step through the process of developing your own persuasion strategy New Postings…
How feeling respected transforms a student's relationship to school
A Stanford University study finds that a one-time intervention to help teachers and students empathize with one another halved the number of suspensions at five California middle schools, and helped build bonds between disengaged students and their schools.
How Emotions Affect Learning, Behaviors, and Relationships
In the first of five posts about the film "Inside Out," Lori Desautels offers strategies to help explore how joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust can help students.