education

Maine experiments with paying residents’ student loans

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Maine is attempting to attract more recent college graduates by helping to repay their student loans. Talk to your students about college and student loans and whether or not they agree with Maine’s plan. Continue reading

National Poetry Day: How this program brings happiness to troubled teens

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Learn how 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

Lesson plan: Brown v. Board of Education and the story of Prince Edward County Schools

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the life of Linda Brown and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. today. Continue reading

Column: How Mr. Rogers reminds me of my purpose as an educator and father

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American educator and television personality Fred Rogers of the television series “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” circa the 1980s. Photo by Fotos International/Courtesy of Getty Images  …read more

How teens want to solve America’s school shooting problem

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One thing all students agreed on: change is possible and action must be taken. Continue reading

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