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Katrina Fried

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12 Rules The Best Teachers Live By

(45) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 6:13 PM

Responding to the release of a new study earlier this month that shows adult Americans rank below average in math, technology, and literacy skills as compared to 24 other developed countries, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told NBC's Matt Lauer that the findings "confirm what so...

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21 Reasons To Quit Your Job And Become A Teacher

(82) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 7:32 AM

In a recent article about happiness at work, Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter suggests that the happiest among us are those who are solving the toughest problems and "making a difference" in people's lives. If contributing to the betterment of the world is indeed among the keys to...

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New Rules for Social Entrepreneurs

(3) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 9:25 AM

On October 23rd, the most challenging and, in many ways, rewarding books I have ever worked on, will be published: Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing the World One Nonprofit at a Time. To begin with, the process of selection for the book was equal parts pleasure and torture....

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