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Healing a Child's Broken Heart

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It's always very challenging for a parent when their child has a serious health condition. It's even more challenging when their child has a serious condition but has no health insurance to cover the needed care and emergencies.

Eli Broad, Houston Schools Supe Grier on Urban Education

Jane Williams | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Jane Williams

This week on Bloomberg EDU, Eli Broad, philanthropist and founder of two Fortune 500 companies, discusses his native Detroit public schools, blended learning, school leadership and a national system for education.

Addressing Youth Unemployment

SER - Jobs For Progress | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
SER - Jobs For Progress

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifTexas is not immune to the Unites States' youth employment crisis and in fact, approximately 9.8 percent of Texas teenagers and young adults were classified as in the labor market but unemployed in 2011.

'Alternative' Textbook Banned From Texas School District

Posted 08.28.2012 | Education

Fake Science 101: A Less-Than-Factual Guide to Our Amazing World has been banned by the Houston Independent School District, the Houston Press blog Ha...