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  • High-Speed Internet Access Critical for Students and Job Seekers

    The job market is rapidly changing, thanks to new and emerging technologies. As a result, job training has become highly specialized, even at the high school level. While young people living in urban and suburban communities often benefit from on-site access to the specialized education that they will need...
  • Plan Universitario: Seis pasos hacia la educación superior

    Las vacaciones escolares pueden ser un excelente momento para que los estudiantes de último año de la escuela secundaria y sus padres obtengan una ventaja en el proceso de solicitud de ingreso a la universidad; puede concentrarse en encontrar la universidad adecuada sin equilibrar las responsabilidades del trabajo escolar...
  • College Planning: Six Steps Toward Higher Education

    School vacations can be an excellent time for high school seniors and their parents to get a head start on the college application process—you can focus on finding the right college without balancing the responsibilities of schoolwork and extracurriculars. Fortunately, there is a new tool that serves as a free...
  • Two San Jose High Schools Ranked as Best in the Country

    Two San Jose high schools, Summit Public School: Tahoma and Summit Public School: Rainier, are among those ranked as the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 U.S. News Best High Schools, released on April 30, ranks over 17,000 public high schools out of a...
  • School-based Mindfulness Programs Can Help Students Cope With Stress

    Among mental health practitioners, researchers, educators, and even the media, mindfulness practices are gaining popularity as a method to help children and youth cope with stress. A growing body of research suggests that mindfulness interventions in schools can boost children’s ability to regulate emotions and manage their feelings of stress. Mindfulness...
  • Study: Poverty, Location Factors In Student Literacy

    PHOENIX — A study of literacy programs for Arizona third-graders found that children who live in poverty or attend rural schools are at a disadvantage in learning to read. The report evaluated how effective reading instruction programs were for third-grade students based on a number of key metrics derived...
  • The juggle is real: Online students’ tips to balance family, school

    BPT Balancing work, school and family can be a challenge. Some days might feel like more of a struggle than a juggle, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to have it all. In fact, one in four of the 17 million Americans enrolled as an undergraduate in a higher...
  • HISTORICALLY UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS OF STUDENTS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR My daughter Maria-Socorro reminded me that our family had 4 generations of teachers: Abuela Hazel, mother Ruth and uncle Frank, daughter Mary and grandson Roberto Diego. Sheila, a good friend is a teacher at a local parochial school. They had taken me to a good...
  • Six Steps to Help Students Get Into, And Pay For, College

    NAPS Getting into college can seem complicated, even overwhelming—but help is available. To support students and families, the College Board—the creator of the SAT and Advanced Placement—has launched a first-of-its-kind national scholarship program that serves as a simple college planning guide for all students. It explains what to do...

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