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Rebecca Klein

Why Hundreds Of Students Were Featured On A Times Square Billboard

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.13.2013 | New York

On Wednesday, a prominent Times Square billboard featured pictures of people you wouldn't expect to see amid hanging advertisements for Broadway produ...

LISTEN: A Wake-Up Call From One Direction!

Posted 10.16.2012 | Teen

It' safe to say that most Directioners would love nothing more than to wake up to the sound of Niall, Harry, Zayn, Louis and Liam whispering in their ...

Initiative Challenges Students To Keep Showing Up For School

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 09.03.2012 | Education

BERKELEY, Calif. -- School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and car...

Joy Resmovits

What Are the Top Reasons Kids Cut School?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

It's the second day of school in Chaparral High School, a day assistant principal Todd Peterson calls "the second happiest day in the world for all th...

Joy Resmovits

Chronic Absenteeism Hurts Millions Of Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.17.2012 | Education

Danet Robaina-Cline, an attendance counselor at Chaparral High, considers her school lucky. Like other schools in Las Vegas, a city reeling from th...

WATCH: Nicki Minaj Surprises West Side Students As Principal For A Day

Posted 07.21.2011 | Chicago

Nicki Minaj has played a lot of roles in her young career. She's rapped and sung using "alter-ego" characters like Harajuku Barbie and Roman Zolanski;...

Students Sound Off: Sophomore Jonathan Murray Hinely On Why Music Education Is Essential

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Murray Hinely | Posted 07.15.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off" is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Huf...

'Search For NYC's Most Inspiring Teacher' Begins Today

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Know a great teacher? Here's your chance to honor that teacher at the Apollo. The Get Schooled Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to increase the ci...

Students Sound Off: Senior Deirdre Scanlon Says Before Students Can Graduate, They Have To Care

The Huffington Post | Deirdre Scanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off

The Huffington Post | Marie Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off

The Huffington Post | Sarah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off: High Schooler Says Graduation Day Starts With Great Teachers

The Huffington Post | Erin Rheinheimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off: High School Senior Believes Graduating Starts With A Love Of Reading

The Huffington Post | Karen Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off: High Schooler Says The Key To Keeping Kids In School Is Building A Community Of Learning

The Huffington Post | Kelly Tan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off: Ninth Grader Jingwei Zhang Proposes Cash Rewards To Help His Classmates Graduate

The Huffington Post | Jingwei Zhang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

What I Learned From MTV's Quixotic Adventures in Education Reform

Jason Rzepka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jason Rzepka

Early last year, my colleagues and I encountered the most confounding challenge of our careers: How can we help more American kids get a quality education?

Fellow Students: Speak Out!

Jonathan McCray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jonathan McCray

"Students Sound Off," is an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a loud and clear voice in the education debate presented by Hu...

Students Sound Off: Enter To Win Student Blogger Contest!

Posted 11.21.2010 | Education

HuffPost Education and Get Schooled are teaming up to present "Students Sound Off," an ongoing student blogger contest aimed at providing students a l...

Course Asks Students To 'Face History' And Face Themselves

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Nearly two million students worldwide have examined case studies about genocides and other historical crimes against humanity, and turned the travesti...

Common's Mission To Help American Kids 'Get Schooled' (Exclusive)

The Huffington Post | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"How many of us really want to achieve in life and do something great?" hip-hop artist Common shouted into a packed high school auditorium. Lincoln H...

Ludacris, Pharrell Williams & More Tour U.S. To Motivate Kids About School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Education reform is coming to a town near you-- via bus. The Get Schooled Foundation announced Friday it is launching a nationwide bus tour headlined ...

Arianna's 'Get Schooled' PSA (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna filmed a PSA for the organization Get Schooled. The group is working to promote education reform: Get Schooled is founded on the belief that...

Mr. President: 21st Century Skills Include Global Competency

Anthony Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Jackson

Just as in health care, the status quo in American public education is unacceptable and perilous to the nation's future. But 21st century skills must include global awareness and global competency.

Thirteen Years After Hillary Told Us "It Takes A Village," Melinda Gates Reminds Us That She Was Right

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

I had a chance to speak with Melinda Gates about why the issue of a burgeoning school dropout epidemic is so dear to her heart.