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One low-cost, low-tech way to lower dropout rates
One low-cost, low-tech way to lower dropout rates
Kendra Castillo was 16 when she dropped out of high school for the first time. She was pregnant. When she returned, this time to a different school, she couldn't keep up. What's worse was that none of her teachers seemed to care. So, with a waitressing...
4 ways furnishings can enhance the 21st century classroom
4 ways furnishings can enhance the 21st century classroom
Traditional student desks and chairs are a relic of the 19th and 20th centuries. The 21st century classroom, with its 1-to-1 ratio of devices to students and emphasis on collaboration and communication, demands classroom furniture that is mobile and de...
Racially diverse 'new majority' set to reshape US public schools
Racially diverse 'new majority' set to reshape US public schools
America's public schools are a snapshot of a changing America: Since 2014, for the first time in the country's history, a majority of those in public schools have been students of color. That's more than just a statistic. The rise of this "new majority...
The teen brain likes social media 'likes'
The teen brain likes social media 'likes'
Social media "likes" appear to have a powerful effect on the teen brain, new research suggests. Getting a large number of likes on their own photos or the photos of their peers activated the same brain circuits turned on by such things as eating chocol...