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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”

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“I’m hopeful that the dreams which I have now to see every child going to school, to see equal rights for women, I think, soon…I will see those dreams becoming a reality.” Continue reading

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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Teaching girls’ empowerment in the developing world

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PBS NewsHour recently interviewed Malala Yousafzai, who has become a worldwide symbol for girls’ empowerment through education. NewsHour Extra compiled resources to for teachers to address women…read more

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Will online courses replace classrooms?

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When MIT professor Anant Agarwal decided to offer his circuits and electronics course online for free, over 150,000 students signed up in 162 countries. Continue reading

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Gaps in code aren’t OK and neither is the gender gap in tech

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“It didn’t surprise me when I walked into a computer coding class and I was one of only three girls in a crowd of boys.” Continue reading

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Why we still need Freedom Schools, 50 years later

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Half a century ago, students and local organizers banded together to fight to end segregation and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States. Continue reading

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