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Month: June 2018

A Look Back at the 2018 McGraw Prize Celebration

“Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can’t make a difference…” -Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and 2018 winner of the Pre-K-12 Education Prize. Making a difference across all aspects of education is a common theme among McGraw Prize winners, including our three recent recipients. The 2018 winners of the…

Miami-Dade Schools Have Historic School Year with no 'F' Schools

The state Department of Education released its annual school grades Wednesday and despite a high number of low-income and immigrant students, Miami-Dade recorded a milestone: the elimination of all F-rated district schools. That’s not happened before in the county, district officials said. Miami-Dade has seen the number of failing traditional public schools plummet in recent years,…

Three Ways to be Sure You Pick the Right Career

Sal Khan discusses three things to consider to ensure you are working in the right career….

Texas Southern University Announces Partnership with Kipp

Citing matching demographics served and a mutual desire to dramatically increase the number of low-income high school students who go “to and through college,” Texas Southern University, KIPP Foundation and KIPP Houston Public Schools recently partnered to achieve that goal….

Superintendent Carvalho Recaps Dade’s Successful School Year

As they wrapped up the school year, Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvahlo reflected on much more than just the caps and gowns, including impacting close to 23,000 students….