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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

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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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Lois Loufbourrow: Founder of Breakthrough Collaborative

Lois Loufbourrow
         
 

 

“It’s cool to be smart."

 

Disruptive Innovation:  Breakthrough Collaborative increases educational opportunity for high-potential, low-income middle school students.  The dual mission of the intensive six-week summer session is to “improve the educational trajectory of underserved middle school students and inspiring young people to enter the field of education.”

Potential to Serve: High-potential, low-income middle school students.

See more!  [link to http://www.breakthroughcollaborative.org/index.html]

   
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