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Poetry brings happiness to troubled teens

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A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. Continue reading

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Vast inequality in arts education exists across N.C. elementary schools

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As the debate over the Common Core State Standards in math and language arts continues to rage in the states, some educators are more worried about the lack of requirement for arts education in schools. Continue reading

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Discovering your voice through poetry – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction This lesson plan introduces students to the poetry of Rafael Campo and helps students to find their own voice…read more

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#MyZeitgeist: 2013 Student Challenge

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zeit•geist noun, often capitalized \ˈtsīt-ˌgīst,ˈzīt-\ : the general beliefs, ideas, and spirit of a time and place From the tsunami in the Philippines to Edward…read more

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Writing program helps young Detroiters build community through poetry

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Professional writers are visiting Detroit public schools in an effort to turn students into authors. “I want to build confidence with a pencil in the…read more

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