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New Opportunity Nation Report Explores How Retail Industry Expands Economic Opportunity

By Selena Gonzales Jones

Finds Positive Correlation Between Employment Rates and Key Measures of Opportunity Opportunity Nation’s latest report, Retail’s Opportunity: Exploring the Industry’s…

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The Science Behind Healthy Habits

By Rachna Govani

Build healthy habits, even though the food system doesn’t want you to—with Foodstand. A poor diet is the leading contributor…

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Broadening Perspectives: Integrating Lessons in Multiculturalism

By Amanda Zullo

This past March at an education conference, I asked a panel on multiculturalism and diversity about best practices to increase…

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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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