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Charters and Choice

How can we give students options when their public schools are failing them?

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College Access

College: Can't afford not to go, can't afford to go...

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The Dropout Dilemma

What are the real costs of dropping out?

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No Child Left Behind

What exactly is NCLB and how is it effecting our education system?

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Pros and Cons

What's Next?

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Early Childhood Education

How do we ensure that all children are prepared to enter kindergarten?

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In Focus: Head Start

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Teachers

Why are we struggling to recruit and retain teachers? What reforms do the candidates propose to solve the teacher shortage and improve their working conditions?

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School-to-Work

With a struggling economy, should lawmakers place further emphasis on federally-funded school-to-work programs? Moreover, do they work?

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YES Prep (Youth Engaged in Service)
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“They do not allow their priorities to be sidetracked in the face of day-to-day pressures and pulls from other directions.”

-www.Hoover.org
 

Disruptive Innovation:  YES Prep exists to increase the number of low-income Houstonians who graduate from a four-year college prepared to compete in the global marketplace and committed to improving disadvantaged communities.

Potential to Serve:  Economically disadvantaged, mostly Latino and African-American first-generation college students.   Most students enter YES at least one grade level behind in math and English.

See more at www.yesprep.org!

 

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