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Education Is the Currency That Matters

(81) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 10:00 AM

While we're awash in debate about the future direction of our country, there should be no question that education and the long-term success of young people must be a top priority. With just three out of four teenagers graduating high school on time, and an unemployment rate for dropouts ranging...

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Counting Success One Student, One Community at a Time

(61) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 8:30 AM

The volume of conversation about education has increased over the last few years and while that's good, what's often lost in all this macro reporting are the very real stories of the young people whose lives are impacted and the people and programs that are beating the odds. It's tempting...

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