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Good Cop Bad Cop: Why America Needs A Lesson In Nuance

Sarah Thomas | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Sarah Thomas

It is a logical mistake to conclude that you are all "bad cops." We desperately need to hear the voices of the "good cops."

Nearly 1 In 10 Children Not Enrolled In School: UN

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact

NEW YORK, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some 263 million children worldwide, nearly one in 10, do not go to school, posing a daunting hurdle ...

Staggering New Numbers on Education: 263 million children, adolescents and youth excluded

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Students in Calabar, Nigeria © OGSB The latest global out-of-school numbers are out and the story they tell is familiar. A jointly published polic...

Growing Up With First Responder Parents

Alexis Shaak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Alexis Shaak

I am an only child, but I have always had a fourth family member living with me, my mom, and my dad. No, it wasn’t another human or a pet, it was a ...

Green Chemistry Is The Path To Chemical Safety

Tess Carter | Posted 07.15.2016 | Science
Tess Carter

While the EPA has supported many important projects, green chemistry is multi-disciplinary and can support cross-agency efforts from the EPA to the Department of Energy to the US Department of Agriculture.

What's Working: Teacher Engagement and Teacher Leadership

Allan Golston | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Allan Golston

In the field of education, the question of how to keep students engaged is a persistent one. Engaged students learn more, retain more, and show more l...

What Screenwriters Can Expect with Their First "General Meeting"

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

The Sextant or Siri: American Creativity in the Crossroads

Day Rosenberg | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Day Rosenberg

From the Space Race which gave us modern rocketry, Velcro, and Tang; to the magic of TV, from Cronkite to The Brady Bunch; to the Internet, with its s...

History The Great Teacher... Reflections on Last Week's Tragedy

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

CLIFTON L. TAULBERT ...but as a people, we have been tardy. We have been absent! We have not gone to class as we should. It is in the classroom as...

5 Ways to Empower Girls to Code

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Vivienne Mayer

Part two of the Everyday Empowerment series for girls and women Imagine a brand new language is replacing English as THE leading international means o...

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Lauren Galley | Posted 07.14.2016 | College
Lauren Galley

1. Time Is Money College is basically high school on steroids when it comes to managing your time. The first thing you should do after being accepted ...

Climate Change This Week: Massive Worldwide Tree Die-Off, Selling Solar Surges, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Amazon tree frog, is another...

My Boy's Escape From Depression (And My New Love For Hyperactivity)

Amy Aves Challenger | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Amy Aves Challenger

I've become a different mom by witnessing the mystery, complexity and seismic hope in my child's future. I've felt how my strength and my belief in my child helps provide fuel for his flourishing.

Why Muppets Are Talking About Female Education

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why High School Science Matters

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Hot Topic: An Open Letter To Wendy Williams

Dr. Courtney L. Teague | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Courtney L. Teague

Dear Mrs. Wendy Williams, I could not expect anything more of you being that your show is backed by advertisers that pull your strings. You are the pu...

New Tech in Tennessee That Could Supercharge Education

Mia Toschi | Posted 07.12.2016 | Education
Mia Toschi

The technologies of tomorrow are making headway into Tennessee classrooms as one of the largest Digital Resources Library was announced today in Nashville, Tennessee. It took nearly eighteen months to complete the library, which brought fifty-eight Tennessee teachers together, who curated digital learning resources for high school courses that are aligned to state standards.

Mightier Than The Sword: Ida B. Wells And The Power Of Writing As Advocacy

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

As we reflect on the leadership legacy of Ida B. Wells, how will you use writing as advocacy as a tool to advance liberty and justice for all?

The Transformative Power Of The Leader As Educator

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Leaders recognize young people are the future. Therefore, it is critically important for leaders to take a stand for children.

Investing in Youth Pathways to Success: Addressing the Skills-Gap

Andrew Plepler | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Andrew Plepler

A recent Brookings report estimated that 3 million young people ages 16-24, or 7.6 percent of all young people in the U.S., are disconnected from path...

A new responsibility to provide

Up For School | Posted 07.12.2016 | Education
Up For School

By Gordon Brown Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; UN Special Envoy for Global Education and Chair of the Education Commission Across the g...

Making Sense Of It All

Carlos R. Moreno | Posted 07.12.2016 | Education
Carlos R. Moreno

The story I have continued to tell others is that race and socio-economic relations in this country have come a long way; that we are close to fulfilling Dr. King's dream. Maybe it's a story I believed myself. After the events of this past week, I'm faced with a more stark reality: we are not.

African Teen Certifies in 17 Yali Courses In Record Time

Mmanti Umoh | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Mmanti Umoh

Akaninyene Umoh is a description of intelligence, brilliance and drive. After recovering from a leg surgery last year after almost losing his legs to a rare bone condition, he came back more purposed to live his life and leave legacy. He started playing the drums again in less than proposed medical recovery time and took his first steps.

Open Educational Resources: Transforming the Classroom Experience

Chris Minnich | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Chris Minnich

Revolutionary. That's how Erin English, Director of Blended and Online Learning and principal of Vista Visions Academy in the Vista Unified School Dis...

FinTech, Digitalization & Innovation - Educational Conference

Ella Thuiner | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Ella Thuiner

Circle Of Local Ambitious Innovative Entrepreneurs invites to a half-day, educational conference in Zurich on the 7th of September 2016 - Innovate out...