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Gabrielle Emanuel

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Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Many parents and teachers report that schools won't use the word dyslexia. Why might this be? And what is the Department of Education doing about it?

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'B' And 'D' Learning Process Debunks Dyslexia Jumbled-Letters Myth

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Many believe dyslexia is about jumbled letters, but experts say that's not quite right. This story explores what's happening in the brain that causes those backward letters.

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How Parents Can Help Kids With Dyslexia Succeed In School

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dyslexia is a reading problem, but its influence can be felt far beyond the classroom. It often disrupts home life, making dinner time and bedtime a struggle. Experts say there are three things that can help.

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How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read — and discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope.

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Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

Monday, November 28, 2016

It's the most common learning disability, yet it's still hard to answer the question: What is it? An NPR reporter who has dyslexia talks with other people — young and old — in search of answers.

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How To Teach A Sea Lion Who's Fussy About Grammar

Thursday, November 24, 2016

At the New England Aquarium, seals don't just cruise around the tank; they go to school each day. And their teacher has an individual lesson plan for each one of them.

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How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class

Saturday, September 03, 2016

New data shows violence in the home hinders the academic performance of their classmates, too. Reporting domestic violence makes a big difference.

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A History Lesson: When Math Was Taboo

Saturday, July 23, 2016

When Houman Harouni's students asked why they have to study math, he looked to ancient history for answers.

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That First Paycheck Is An Exciting Moment ... And A Teachable One

Friday, July 15, 2016

Your first job can be a critical moment that sets you on a good financial path or a bad one. One group is trying to make sure low-income young adults get off to the right start.

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Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

Saturday, July 09, 2016

By the time a teenager is ditching classes and hanging with wrong crowd, is it too late? One woman set out to prove that with the right support, these students can make it.

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These Graduates Beat The Odds, Now They Need A Job

Friday, June 17, 2016

What's the key to helping a child born in poverty make it to the middle class? Some say it's good preschool, others say a college diploma. For one advocate, the time to help is at the end of college.

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How To Fix A Graduation Rate Of 1 In 10? Ask The Dropouts

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Across the country, public universities are struggling with abysmal graduation rates. Here's one campus — San Jose State University — that's trying to do something about it.

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How Schools Around The Country Are Treating Transgender Student Rights

Friday, May 13, 2016

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.

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Deep Inside New York's JFK Airport, There's A High School

Friday, May 06, 2016

Aviation High School mixes advanced academics with aviation mechanics — and a paid internship at a big airline.

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Not All Financial Education Is Effective. Here Are 4 Ideas That Work

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Credit scores. Car loans. Mortgages. It's stuff we all need to know. Yet not all financial education classes help us make better financial decisions. But some do.

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In African-American Communities, Growing Interest In Home-Schooling

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

When it comes to teaching their children at home, African-Americans often cite different reasons than white families.

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Across Continents: A Stolen Laptop, An Ominous Email, And A Big Risk

Monday, March 21, 2016

From a traveler's worst nightmare — beaten and robbed in a foreign city — comes a surprising story of education and discovery.

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A Friendly Cafe Owner In Michigan ... Or A Militant From Turkey

Friday, March 11, 2016

Ibrahim Parlak has been a widely liked cafe owner in a Michigan resort town since the 1990s. But the U.S. government wants to deport him to his native Turkey, which says he was a militant.

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America's High School Graduates Look Like Other Countries' High School Dropouts

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A new study looks at everyday skills, and finds that, when it comes to math, the U.S. is below average. And in computer skills, Americans are dreadful.

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At A School For Kids With Disabilities, The Ski Team Hits The Slopes

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The Massachusetts Hospital School's 85 students have serious, long-term health conditions. But that doesn't keep them from sports like skiing.

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