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What's Going on in Mr. Aronin's Class?

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Good News
Te-Erika Patterson

My son, who believes books are boring and prefers learning from Youtube videos over reading instructions, has actually been reading and discussing the books and thought provoking themes you have introduced to him.

Buckeyes With Style

CollegeFashionista | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
CollegeFashionista

As the cold weather starts to drift away, students all over campus are starting to get excited and show off their spring apparel. It's clear that this fashionista is ready for the warm, spring weather to finally appear.

Common Core Standards and PSATs and SATs -- Oh, My!

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.05.2014 | Education
Laura Rossi Totten

When I heard that a blogger wrote the new book The Perfect Score Project, I thought that maybe -- just maybe -- Debbie Stier can save one child from the miserable test taking experiences I endured during my childhood education.

No Turning Back...

Bianca Hayes | Posted 03.31.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

I just wish that we could all withdraw from media and materialistic items to see how we are all connected, and more importantly to see that we're not in complete control. We are not larger than life.

Steps Forward on School Discipline

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is used as an opportunity to teach children about his legacy. But in too many of those same schools, Black and other nonwhite children's extraordinary talents are still being wasted.

Kids Have To Think About Work-Life Balance Too

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. 20 year-old Jonathan Anabo takes on many ...

Ask the Art Professor: Advice for Young Graduates

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Most art students go through immense culture shock when they transition from art school into the "real world." Going from being intensely saturated with artistic activity and other artists to almost nothing can be incredibly depressing and difficult to deal with.

Drunk Student's Pizza Experience Is Really Dramatic Somehow

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.18.2013 | College

When this York St. John University student in England was faced with the age-old question, "How to solve the drunkies?" He made the right decision: PI...

Awkward Moments With Hugh Jackman

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.07.2013 | Celebrity

An elephant never forgets, and apparently neither does Hugh Jackman. On the red (well, green to be precise) carpet at the Zurich Film Festival in ...

4 Apps for Apps (College Apps, That Is)

Courtland Thomas | Posted 11.04.2013 | College
Courtland Thomas

College applications should not be immune to the improved productivity that results from smartphone apps; they can easily help any student safely fair the stressful process in today's technology-driven world.

All Children Deserve Teachers Who Care About Them

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Janol's good grades allowed him to attend an excellent magnet high school but he realized he didn't see his own experience reflected in the curriculum. He wants to see a new kind of teacher training become a priority throughout the educational system.

Not Another Post-grad Statistic

Serena Piper | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Serena Piper

At first I really thought I'd made a mistake choosing The Republic of Georgia as my first abroad experience. Who does this? Who chooses a completely odd and unusual part of the world to see their very first time out of the country? It's either the adventurous or the insane.

Ready for School?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It's time for broad bipartisan support for critically important investments in young children. And we must get this right for children: not for test makers, not for adult interests, but for children -- especially the poorest children.

Common App Changes and What They Mean to Applicants

Courtland Thomas | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Courtland Thomas

The topic changes should not be entirely surprising, as these were announced in February -- although the lack of freedom for a student to compose a topic of their own choice will still be hard to swallow.

Teacher In Student's Shoes: Trying The Common Core Exam

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Standardized testing week at the middle school where I was a teacher from 2008 - 2010, was a big deal. Signs went up in the hallways, &...

3 Tips on How to be an Effective Student Manager

Uloop | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Uloop

Something important to keep in mind as you manage your fellow employees is that you are not more important than them. While you may have the title of manager, you need to be able to work as a member of your team in order to help your business run smoothly.

Here Come the Water-Works: (Un)professional Tears

Sarah Juliet Lauro | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Sarah Juliet Lauro

As a physical expansion in which the self overflows its borders; crying is an act of resistance against the boundaries that cannot be crossed. (Language, what a feeble bridge!)

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 10 Budget-Friendly Destinations of 2013

VisualNews.com | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
VisualNews.com

It's the halfway point of 2013, and certain travel hot spots have already been pointed out as excellent money-saving destinations, packed with thrilling attractions, entertainment and thriving nightlife.

'I Was Kicked Out Of College For Being Gay'

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Danielle Powell recently made headlines when she claimed that she was kicked out of Grace University for being a lesbian. The school has said Powell m...

Young Immigrants Torn Between Their Futures And Their Families

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Student Carlos Hernandez-Martinez in the "Dream Resource Center," part of the Undocumented Student Program at UC Berkeley. Photo Credit:...

6 Tips on Finding the Best Italian Gelato

Andy Steves | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Andy Steves

After many years exploring Italy's towns and cities sprinkled across the "touristy" spectrum, I've picked up a few tips on how to select the right gelateria for your newly-found discerning tastes.

Labeled And Lost: A Teacher's Reflection

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.24.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Wesley Pepper I once spent a week in a special ed classroom as a student. I loved it because I was finally in a class with my best friend (who had ...

Right and Wrong Answers on School Safety

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Despite the loud voice of the National Rifle Association (NRA), scholars, experts on school safety, and teachers overwhelmingly disagree with turning schools into armed camps rather than places of nonviolent positive learning.

Where To Go After Dropping Out

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Joshua Clayton In elementary school and junior high, I was a bad little boy. You could find me in the prin...

With a Mentor, Magic Is Truly Possible

Steven W. Barnes | Posted 05.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Steven W. Barnes

Cesareo Pelaez was a psychology professor at Salem State College (now Salem State University). I met him in the 1980s when I was a psychology major at Salem State. Placed seemingly randomly under the wing of such a unique individual, my life was and remains forever changed.