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Gabrielle Emanuel

Gabrielle Emanuel appears in the following:

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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Built A Century Ago, 'Rosenwald Schools' May Still Have Lessons To Teach

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Just off the Old Dixie Highway in Northwest Georgia, a white building stands proudly on a hilltop.

"To me, it looks like a church," says Marian Coleman, who has taken care of this building for some 20 years. She stands out front, looking up at the gleaming paint, the big ...

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Letters To The Teacher Celebrate A 40-Year Career

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Molly Pollak was a middle and high school teacher. When she retired this year, former students gave her a book filled with their letters. It reads like a textbook for great teaching.

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Inside-Out: Where Campus Life Meets Prison Life

Monday, September 14, 2015

Two decades ago, a prisoner serving a life sentence had an idea of a college course. This year, over 100 universities and colleges will be offering a class just like the one he envisioned.

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The Plan To Give Pell Grants To Prisoners

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Obama administration unveiled a pilot program Friday morning that will once again give some prisoners access to Pell Grants, a form of federal student aid.

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Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Obama administration is expected to announce a new program Friday that would once again allow some prisoners access to federal college funding.

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A Sophisticated Version Of Guess The Grape — But Is It A Sport?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

For a half-century, Oxford and Cambridge have competed against each other in blind wine tasting. The big match is this week.

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Tiptoeing Along A Balance Beam

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

She gazed at the picture and then asked, "What's an ugly stepsister?"

The concept just didn't translate. In Mali, polygamy is commonplace and divorce is not.

Robert McCloskey's Blueberries for Sal caused trouble too. The kids seemed unsure whether blueberries were real or the stuff of fantasy. Same with the ...

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Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity

Monday, December 01, 2014

In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.

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Channeling Springsteen: Teachers As Performers

Monday, November 17, 2014

The importance of a teacher's presence in the classroom has long been debated. Our 50 Great Teachers project asks: Does does a teacher's performance distract, or does it inspire?

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Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried

Monday, September 15, 2014

The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.

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A Dozen Puffins Will Get You 800 Mackerel: Inside The Weird Economy Of Zoos

Friday, September 12, 2014

Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But trade is thriving.

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