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What is Your EatLove? In Conversation with Monique Nadeau, Founder & CEO

As co-founder, former CEO and current board member of HopeStreet Group, can you elaborate on your personal view of the…

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The Butterfly Effect

By Dr. Elaine Vaughan

One single butterfly floating through the air with the flapping of the Monarch’s delicate wings during the winter season is…

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When I Knew

By Alisha Thompson

There is a strong desire in me to become a great voice for educators through writing about the hot topics…

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Inquiry-Based Learning in Pre-School Builds Foundation for Success in Primary and Secondary Grades

By Dr. Jonathan Gillentine

The much-maligned Common Core State Standards are designed to prepare students to be “college and career ready” by emphasizing inquiry-based…

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The Exceptional Children Challenge: Are You Up to It?

By Marc Walls

I have the unique experience of serving this year in two advocacy networks. The first is as a State Teacher…

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Missing Steps in Teacher Prep

By Wendy Uptain

  As we close out the year, I’d like to reflect on 2015 and give a preview of what’s to…

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A Conversation With the Rodel Foundation: Why Teacher Leadership is Instrumental for Effective Education Reform

“Teachers are essential…They are important collaborators to help set the direction—and should be treated as such and included in strategic…

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Changing the Gender Balance in Tech – What We Can Do Today

By Angie Kamath

While the efforts to get girls interested in tech and to get women enrolled in college computer science courses and…

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Connecting Markets for Social Good

By Courtney Haynes

It’s always a daunting task organizing Hope Street Group’s Annual Colloquia. This past May event was technically my sixth (which…

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Little Room for Growth

By Jonathon Medeiros

Twice in the past few weeks, NPR’s Education page has featured articles examining the reasons that some teachers leave or…

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