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Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State

Chicago Early Education Program Aims to Close Achievement Gap


Children who grow up in middle class and educated households tend to absorb more vocabulary than their less fortunate classmates in the first years of…read more

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Can Teachers Prevent Dropouts?


Click here to download video In Chicago, 23 of the school district’s high schools have taken an unconventional approach to increasing the number of students…read more

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Can “Deeper Learning” Close the Achievement Gap?


Click here to download video A new style of learning that seeks to encourage alternatives to the traditional classroom environment through “deeper learning experiences,” is…read more

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Finding Purpose in Community Service

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The Young World Foundation in Kansas City seeks to improve the lives of young people by involving them in the world of philanthropy and community service. They…read more

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