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13 quotes you need to read on education
Education is "the key" to ending poverty
Call on the United States Government to increase access to education for all children

Written by Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer. Published by Global Citizen on December. 8, 2012
Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer is the Managing Editor of Global Citizen. He has lived and worked on 4 different continents and traveled to nearly 60 countries. His first job was with Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy, and he has been working in international affairs ever since. From academia (he was a professor!) to development work to business to work on radio and television he has always been focused on global issues. He also loves college basketball.

13 quotes you need to read on education

Education is "the key" to ending poverty

Call on the United States Government to increase access to education for all children



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Crumbling Schools Add Health Problems to Classroom Stress

Eighty percent of parents want greener schools filled with sunshine, yet many campuses are falling apart.
Written by Joseph Williams is a freelance writer, blogger, and essayist in Washington, D.C. and a veteran journalist and former White House correspondent for Politico.
Published by Take Part on 11/24/2015

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In class, out of court: How one school district triumphed over truancy

Sending kids who habitually miss school to court under the state’s 20-year truancy law hasn’t helped them stay in school. But a school-court-community effort in Spokane County is having impressive success.
Written by John Higgins, Seattle Times education reporter. Published by The Seattle Times November 19, 2015 

During a session with a student at Spokane’s North Central High School, truancy board members Macy Pate and Justin Mauger listen intently as the teen explains why he was missing school. Pate is a counselor at the school. Mauger works for the local YMCA. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

In Spokane, a collaboration of schools, the court and the community is designed to tackle the root causes of truancy. Here, a student, a principal and a truancy specialist discuss what they’ve learned. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

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A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students

By Alex S. Vitale - Originally Published at The Nation. October 28, 2015

(Steven Depolo / CC BY 2.0)

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Fighting Back, Students Rise Nationwide to Demand Debt-Free Higher Ed

"The United States is the richest country in the world, yet students have to take on crippling debt in order to get a college education."
Written by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer. Published on Thursday, November 12, 2015 by Common Dreams

"The stress alone of having a lot of debt contributes to people's poor health." (Photo: @socialistaltchi/Twitter)

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When School Feels Like Jail

Isolation rooms and paddling: What some schools in the South are doing to keep students in line.
Written by Eli Hager. Published by The Marshall Project in partnership with Bright on Medium on 11.11.2015

A student inside the Yazoo City Alternative Learning Center, an alternative school in the Mississippi Delta.Rory Doyle for Medium/BRIGHT

A paddle used for disciplining students during gym class at D.M. Smith Middle School in Cleveland, Miss. Rory Doyle for Medium/Bright

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Should every school look like this?

A sound garden, underwater learning center, wind chimes, dirt tunnels….  these are things my preschool definitely did NOT have. Apparently, my parents should have sent me to Singapore. Thanks mom and dad.
Published by Global Citizen on Nov. 10, 2015. Written by Nicki Fleischner is a Digital Content Intern at Global Citizen. Currently a Henry MacCracken Fellow at NYU, she is earning her master's in Global Journalism and Latin American Studies. Originally from New York City, she studied and volunteered in Cuba, Colombia and the Dominican Republic, where she developed her dedication to working with underserved communities. She loves telling stories and crafting the perfect playlist.

The outdoor discovery centre at Canadian International School's Lakeside Campus includes sand and water areas, a sound garden as well as a herb and vegetable garden.PHOTO: CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL


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Canadian International School in Singapore

When Schools Overlook Introverts

From The Atlantic by Michael Godsey
As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.

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South Dakota no longer requires kids to learn about the Constitution, Native Americans, or slavery

From Raw Story By John Fea the chair of the History Department at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA and the author of Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past.
Originally published at History News Network

Mis-Education of People of Color and the Poor