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Charters and Choice

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

Overview

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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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Jack Kent Cooke:  Founder of Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Jack Kent Cooke
         
 

 

"Destiny demands you do better than your supposed best."

 

Disruptive Innovation: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation offers grants and scholarships for high school and college students.  It is specifically intended for students who make the leap from a community college to an elite university.  Most have gone to community college not because they lack the academic talent for a four-year institution, but because they lack the money (click here for one example).


Potential to Serve: Students - especially immigrants or children of immigrants, first-generation college students, and low-income students.

See more at www.jackkentcookefoundation.org!

 

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