Elissa Nadworny appears in the following:
Monday, November 20, 2017
As Puerto Rico students settle into high school on the mainland — one big question emerges: What happens to my college plans? That's especially scary for seniors, as application deadlines loom.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
At Sunset Elementary in Miami, students are writing personal essays about their experience with Hurricane Irma, and they have some advice for other kids who have yet to live through one.
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Students often struggle over the summer to make their bills balance out, and it's one of the main reasons that nearly a third of low-income students with college going plans don't show up in the fall.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
For the first time since the 1970s, the SAT will be offered in the summer. As students get ready to sit for the test this Saturday, we ask: What does this new date mean for students?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Many students heading to college this fall won't be the traditional 18-year-olds. At the nation's military academies, more cadets are coming from life — or military service — and not high school.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
If you're a teacher, you have one of the lowest-paid professional jobs in the U.S. Most require a four-year degree, which can require tens of thousands of dollars in loans that some struggle to repay.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
There's no place like it on the planet: White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. It's the world's largest gypsum dunefield: miles and miles of stunning white landscape.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Before the new animated film was a box-office hit, it was a beloved children's book.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Hamtramck, Mich., used to be mostly Polish. Now, the population has changed, with a growing population of Muslims, coming mostly from Yemen and Bangladesh.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Over the next several months, Melissa Block and Elissa Nadworny are reporting from communities large and small, capturing how people's identity is shaped by where they live.
Monday, March 13, 2017
We met with parents to talk about screen time, digital privacy and the role of devices in the classroom. They had a lot of questions, so we asked some experts for answers. Take a listen.
Monday, February 27, 2017
If your resume, your cover letter and your writing samples don't tell a story, we may not be interested.
Friday, January 06, 2017
On Friday, first lady Michelle Obama honors the 2017 school counselor of the year, Terri Tchorzynski of the Calhoun Area Career Center in Battle Creek, Mich.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Once, there were more than 300 of them in schools around the country. Many are still around, but they're getting old. Schools have a choice: Keep the stars shining, or turn the lights out.
Friday, December 16, 2016
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore?
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Searching for information on your state's schools can be a real challenge, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Two new reports highlight the importance of pre-K attendance and how schools are using home visits to make sure 3- and 4-year-olds make it to class.