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WATCH: Philadelphia Budget Crunch

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WATCH: Philadelphia Budget Crunch

Philadelphia's public schools are "the most underfunded in the nation". How did it get this way and what does it mean for students?

Oct 3rd, 2014 | 1 comment | 4,942 Views
Duration: 7:17 min
WATCH: Moonshot Moment

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WATCH: Moonshot Moment

In Vero Beach, Florida, what started as one mom’s mission to help her dyslexic son learn to read has grown into a movement.

Sep 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments | 9,297 Views
Duration: 7:56 min
WATCH: A “Springboard” to Reading Success?

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WATCH: A “Springboard” to Reading Success?

"Springboard Collaborative" is a summer program that creates an unusual partnership between teachers and parents to help kids read.

Aug 22nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 4,865 Views
Duration: 7:25 min
WATCH: Teacher Power!

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WATCH: Teacher Power!

Many public school teachers say they’re fed up with being disrespected and dictated to by administrators. Now some are fighting back by running schools themselves.

Aug 18th, 2014 | 0 comments | 3,890 Views
Duration: 7:34 min
LISTEN: Alejandro Gac-Artigas, founder of Springboard Collaborative

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LISTEN: Alejandro Gac-Artigas, founder of Springboard Collaborative

When Alejandro Gac-Artigas tried to launch a summer program for struggling readers, he ran into problems. John Merrow talks to him about his novel idea and the difficult launch.

Aug 14th, 2014 | 0 comments
LISTEN: Alejandro Gac-Artigas, on parents: “the most underutilized natural resource in education”

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LISTEN: Alejandro Gac-Artigas, on parents: “the most underutilized natural resource in education”

Alejandro Gac-Artigas, founder of Springboard Collaborative, a non-profit organization that manages summer learning programs for struggling readers and their families, speaks about the personal journey that inspired him to launch Springboard.

Aug 5th, 2014 | 0 comments
Duration: 11:28 min
WATCH: Is After-School an Afterthought?

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WATCH: Is After-School an Afterthought?

Despite their best intentions, after-school programs may be overlooking the "elephant in the room."

Jul 29th, 2014 | 0 comments | 8,256 Views
Duration: 7:27 min
WATCH: Texas Partnership -Traditional and Charter Schools Working Together

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WATCH: Texas Partnership -Traditional and Charter Schools Working Together

Today, charter schools are most often seen as competitors, battling traditional schools for students and scarce education dollars. What would happen if the hostilities suddenly ceased and the two began to work together as originally envisioned?

Jul 22nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 9,347 Views
Duration: 7:55 min
WATCH: Providence TALKS

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WATCH: Providence TALKS

This spring, hundreds of "word pedometers" were given to low income families to track the conversations with their children. Then parents are coached how to grow their infants' vocabularies. Does it work?

Jul 11th, 2014 | 0 comments | 5,638 Views
Duration: 8:10 min
WATCH: Testing Schools Instead of Students

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WATCH: Testing Schools Instead of Students

The new OECD test, designed to figure out whether a school curriculum is sufficiently challenging to prepare students for competing in the 21st Century, could revolutionize the testing industry.

Jul 10th, 2014 | 0 comments | 1,400 Views
Duration: 7:13 min
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