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March again. Marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, this month is a testament to both the strength of the American people and the relentless longevity of the pandemic. More, it is a glaring reminder of the failures in th...

Universal Broadband: The Perpetual Problem

March again. Marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, this month is a testament to both the strength of the American people and the relentless longevity of the pandemic. More, it is a glaring reminder of the failures in th...

Public schools are responsible for educating all students; however, in poor and minority communities, they often don’t succeed. Students in high-poverty schools face great challenges, most notably a severe lack of funding and resources compared to ...

High Poverty Schools can be High Performing

Public schools are responsible for educating all students; however, in poor and minority communities, they often don’t succeed. Students in high-poverty schools face great challenges, most notably a severe lack of funding and resources compared to ...

K-12 students are adapting to completing their curriculum from their bedrooms against the backdrop of the snowballing social, physical, and mental traumas caused by COVID-19. They’re missing their friends; they’re fatigued by gazing on a gallery ...

No Poets Left Behind

K-12 students are adapting to completing their curriculum from their bedrooms against the backdrop of the snowballing social, physical, and mental traumas caused by COVID-19. They’re missing their friends; they’re fatigued by gazing on a gallery ...

The American college application system is fundamentally broken. For months, and sometimes even years, applicants labor over strategies, compile college lists, tabulate expenses, attend info sessions, and rewrite essays until words lose their meaning...

An ‘F’ for College Admissions

The American college application system is fundamentally broken. For months, and sometimes even years, applicants labor over strategies, compile college lists, tabulate expenses, attend info sessions, and rewrite essays until words lose their meaning...

In June of 2014, Barack Obama was featured in a YouTube video for the #CloseTheWordGap campaign in which he explained that “during the first three years of life, a child born into a low-income family hears 30 million fewer words than a child born i...

Mind the Gap

In June of 2014, Barack Obama was featured in a YouTube video for the #CloseTheWordGap campaign in which he explained that “during the first three years of life, a child born into a low-income family hears 30 million fewer words than a child born i...