Elissa Nadworny

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The Most Popular High School Plays And Musicals

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Beauty and the Beast and Almost, Maine topped the list of most popular high school plays and musicals, according to Dramatics magazine's rankings. The magazine has been publishing its list since 1938.


DeVos To Make It Tougher For Defrauded Students To Seek Debt Relief

Friday, July 27, 2018

The Trump administration is proposing new rules that make it harder for defrauded students to get relief from the federal government, in an attempt to save taxpayers money.


Trying To Get Your First Job? There's A Class For That

Monday, July 23, 2018

Didn't land an internship or job this summer? Maybe next school year you could try taking a class. Many courses help with your cover letter, resume and interview skills.


For Teens, Dystopian Fiction Seems Pretty Real — And That's Why They Like It

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Dystopian novels are all about consequences, choices and gray areas. Psychologists say that plays right into the sweet spot of the developing teenage brain.


How Virtual Advisers Help Low-Income Students Apply To College

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nearly one-fourth of high-achieving students from low-income families apply to college completely on their own. One approach to make the experience better? Pair students with a virtual adviser.


Virtual Advisers Help Out With College Admissions

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Nearly 1 in 4 high-achieving, low-income students apply to college completely on their own. A nonprofit aims to help them by connecting them to remote advisers.


How A Dad Filmed His Early Days Of Fatherhood And Became A YouTube Star

Friday, June 15, 2018

Amid the cat videos and makeup tutorials on YouTube, millions of people have watched a dad interview his daughters. But La Guardia Cross insists he's an "extreme nonexpert on fatherhood."


We Now Know A Lot More About Students Who Receive Federal College Grants

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Several new reports offer insight on how well colleges and universities are serving their low-income students.


Why Is Undergraduate College Enrollment Declining?

Friday, May 25, 2018

Undergrad enrollment in the U.S. is down for the sixth straight year. Women enrolling in higher education saved colleges in the 1980s. So who can save colleges today?


Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Human brains are still developing throughout our teenage and early adult years. Knowing more about the way they work can teach us about how schools can work, too.


College Decision Day Brings Relief, Excitement And Big Worries About Money

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

On May 1, high school seniors must submit a commitment — and financial deposit — to their final college choice. But for low-income students, it's not necessarily the end of the road.


100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

As more schools band together to commit to recruiting and graduating 50,000 more low-income students, four college presidents discuss what it will take to get there.


College Waitlists Often Waste Would-Be Students' Time

Thursday, April 05, 2018

College waitlists are growing. For many students, they offer hope of admission. That's not always the case.


Teachers And Those Magical OK Go Videos: A Match Made In Science?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

If you're a rock band, and thousands of teachers and students are using your hugely popular music videos in the classroom, why not help them out?


Classroom Skeleton: Whose Bones Are These?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Remember that skeleton hanging in the front of your classroom? In some schools, those were actual human remains. We used science to figure out the story behind one of them.


Training For The Olympics Is Hard Enough. Try Doing That While Earning A Degree

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Olympic athletes struggle to balance the demands of their sports with college.


Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing

Monday, December 18, 2017

Dystopian novels are all about consequences, choices and grey areas. And psychologists say that plays right into the sweet spot of the developing teenage brain.


For Many Puerto Ricans, College Plans Washed Away With Hurricane Maria

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.


Miami 4th-Graders Write About Their Experiences With Hurricanes

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.


In The Weeks Before Freshman Year, Money Worries Aplenty

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.