Parents are critical to college and career readiness

Education leaders and key stakeholders should work to ensure parents have the resources they need to guide their children through college and career readiness preparations

On March 13, Keller, a second grader at Vermont’s Hinesburg Elementary, came home from school and didn’t return for six months. Like 20 million other students across the United States, … Read More

From classroom to boardroom: Building diverse workforce tech talent starts with STEM

Encouraging more girls to pursue STEM learning and work in STEM fields should start in the early grades

Women make up 47 percent of all employed adults in the U.S., but as of 2015, they hold only 25 percent of computing roles, according to data from the National … Read More

Getting students back on track to higher education

Higher education lost about 400,000 students this fall--who are they, and what can educators, families, and students themselves do to help them towards their goal of college and a career?

COVID-19 has raised a number of major questions for educators, one of which is “Why are college applications decreasing?” Higher education lost about 400,000 students this fall. Are these students … Read More

Teaching preschoolers to love STEAM

It starts with a spirit of inquiry, and also involves turning a robot into a bird—discover how science and art merge together in engaging ways

In the spring and summer of 2020, Brooklyn Preschool of Science closed down for six months due to COVID-19. During those same six months, almost 300,000 people left New York, … Read More

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