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Across the World, Where Kids Go to School Matters

By Lauren Camera ~ US News Policymakers and politicians spend a lot of time wagging fingers over stubborn education achievement gaps in the U.S., lamenting especially the educational level of poor kids, who often go to school with lots of other poor kids in resource-starved communities with less access to good teachers and rigorous classes. But the U.S. is actually doing better than most when it comes to leveling the…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Education and The Creative Squash

Education and The Creative Squash

My older sister went to college for four years, made friends, studied and worked hard, then graduated. She maintained excellent grades throughout all four years, and graduated with honors. When she returned home, she could not find a job for months. Many of her college friends still don’t have jobs. She was a singer and songwriter, and now she’s an admissions counselor. She still sings and writes amazing music, but…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Education vs. Lecturing Don’t lecture me

Education vs. Lecturing; Don’t lecture me.

In the society we live in today, a four year degree from a college or university is almost necessary to obtain a decent job. Financial aid and scholarships are provided for many students to make their way through their education (although that area still needs some serious work) and at the end of the whole experience the students get a degree, a college experience, and a fair share of loans…

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