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Starbucks offers workers free college tuition


In an attempt to help more people finish college, Starbucks has announced a program designed to help company employees obtain a four-year degree free of tuition. Continue reading

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“Our education is our power” – an Afghan girl on going to school

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No matter how many books or schools they destroy, the truth is that these people are afraid of educated girls and they want to feel a drop of the fear they feel everyday. Continue reading

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Linked learning jumpstarts health careers


At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills. Continue reading

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Alaskan Native students stay and teach


In Alaska, teachers are working to address graduation rates by incorporating Native Alaskan traditions into the classroom. Continue reading

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Post-election resources for your class


Looking for a way to start a conversation in your class about the 2014 midterm election and results? Check out our resources below, including student-produced reports,…read more

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