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After-School Learning

Discover how activities and learning opportunities beyond the school day can make a difference for some kids.

Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science

Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as "Dr. Skateboard," teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park.




How to Create a Program That Gets Parents Involved

Regardless of their educational background, parents can help get their children off to college.

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Obama's Education Goals Reflect Edutopia's

Discover coverage of programs that illustrate the president's emerging agenda for public schools.

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Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students

Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students

Global Writes, a Bronx-based nonprofit, helps students reach new heights in literacy and life through live poetry competitions.

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Kids Learn About Culture and Caring for the Environment

Community leaders in Hawaii get involved in project learning to preserve both the indigenous culture and the ecosystem.

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Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best

Art and music are key to student development.

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A School-for-Scribes Program Turns Kids into Novelists

Check out NaNoWriMo, a nationwide program which encourages students to write novels -- for fun.

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Lesson 7: Programs and Operation

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the ins and outs of running an AfterZone.

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Reaching All High School Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach
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Reaching All High School Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach

P.K. Yonge provides a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) that is tailored not only to fit the increased academic demands but the unique social and emotional challenges of secondary students.

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David N. Cicilline, Mayor

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Summer Learning Tips

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee reviews a number of ways (many of them fun) to keep children engaged during summer break and give them a running start for the new school year.

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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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Education on Demand at Virtual High School

Virtual High School: Education on Demand

A pioneering effort of the Hudson School District and the Concord Consortium of Massachusetts allows students from around the world to schedule classes at their convenience in subjects not offered at their local school.

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Patrick Duhon, Director of Planning and Implementation

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Brian McDonough, Program Provider

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