Email Source: NPR| by Jon Hamilton| April 23, 2014 4:26 PM ET A little education goes a long way toward ensuring you’ll recover from a serious traumatic brain injury. In fact, people with lots of education are seven times more likely than high school dropouts to have no measurable disability a year later. “It’s a […]

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Email A new bill that seeks to repeal California’s long-running restrictions on bilingual education may be only the most recent signal of a shifting political climate around English-language-learner instruction in that state. California drew national attention in 1998 when voters passed Proposition 227, a ballot measure that severely restricted the availability of bilingual education for […]

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Email When Omar Wandera, 38, fractured his Achilles heel playing basketball with his students in 2013, the longtime educator never expected he’d become an entrepreneur while recovering from his injury. A break may have been much needed for Wandera who is constantly on the go as a father and vice principal of Leadership Public Schools […]

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Email Source: HuffPost | Theodore Johnson | Posted: 01/30/2014 11:49 am EST Black History Month is upon us once again, and with it comes a parade of facts to enlighten the nation on the contributions blacks have made to America. There will be children reciting famous lines from “I Have A Dream,” high school students […]

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Email Sources: The Atlantic |  Jordan WeissmannJan 25 2014, 9:00 AM ET What’s are today’s young adults really like? For those who’ve spent too much time gazing into the dark recesses of Thought Catalog or obsessing over “Girls,” the Department of Education has a new report that offers up some enlightening answers. In the spring of 2002, the […]

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Email Source: NYT | By MOTOKO RICH JAN. 24, 2014 With children spending more time in front of screens than ever, parents sometimes try to convince themselves that playing Angry Birds teaches physics, or that assembling outfits on a shopping app like Polyvore fires creativity. According to a study scheduled for release on Friday, however, less […]

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Email Source: Huff Post Latino Voice | VOXXI  |  By John BensonPosted: 01/10/2014 10:45 am EST Higher education has always been the responsibility of students and colleges, but lately businesses have started paying special attention to the numbers of graduates – or lack thereof – in the United States. Recently, the issue in California was highlighted with Campaign […]

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Email Source: Reginald Stuart | Diversity Issues in Higher Education – October 6, 2013 When Lorena Oropeza earned her Ph.D. in history from Cornell University and landed a job as an assistant professor of history at the University of California, Davis, it didn’t take long for her to realize there was as much demand for […]

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