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Here's Why Teaching Financial Literacy Early On Makes Sense

Daniel Rogers | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Daniel Rogers

I've been hearing the phrase, "It's expensive to be poor," a lot lately. Elite policy circles, academia, and the mainstream press have spilled a lot of ink on it. I even got into the fun a couple of weeks ago, when I was asked by the Aspen Challenge to speak on this very subject.

Success in Parenting -- Avoiding the Happiness and Self-Esteem Traps

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 09.04.2012 | Parents
Ellen Galinsky

Adults -- teachers and parents -- need to help children understand that making mistakes is a normal part of learning.

Bezos Scholars Program -- Incubating Big Ideas and Model Citizens -- One High School at a Time

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 06.11.2011 | Education
Jeffrey Abelson

The bottom line is that if students don't have a visceral sense of their roles as citizens, upon graduation from high school, they're not likely to develop that sense of civic connection later.