Posts Tagged by Education

Powerful Viral Photos Show The Unstoppable #BlackMenOfYaleUniversity

Akintunde Ahmad has established some great friendships on campus as a student at Yale University, and he wanted to bring together some of his closest peers to capture the beauty of their bond. So he hired professional photographer Vivian Dang to take images of him […]

Trump Aims To Limit The Education Department’s Influence In New Order

President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday that seeks to reduce federal intervention in education. It builds on vows he made during the campaign to dismantle the Common Core State Standards and hand greater control of schools back to states and localities. But […]

The Fierce Little Miss Flint Wants You To Join The People’s Climate March

Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny stole our hearts after she wrote to President Barack Obama asking him to attend to the Flint water crisis in 2016. Now, she’s back to remind you that there’s a march you should be attending this weekend. In a video released on […]

The 9 best STEM high schools in the US are preparing tomorrow’s scientists and tech entrepreneurs

New Jersey is home to the best public high school in the US for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to the US World & News report. High Technology High School is a 9th through 12th grade school located in Lincroft, New Jersey. The […]

Michelle Obama Won’t Stop Encouraging Kids To Pursue College

Former first lady Michelle Obama, continuing a tradition she began while in the White House, will host a “college signing day” on MTV next month, celebrating graduating high school seniors pursuing college, university or professional training programs. Obama has hosted a college signing day event […]

‘Little Activists’ Clothing Line Fosters Social Awareness In Kids

A children’s clothing line is encouraging kids to develop a social awareness that leads to action. In January, Kim Lieb and Tia Clarida launched Little Activists, a socially conscious kid’s apparel company. Little Activists features clothes with empowering messages about love and tolerance for infants, […]

What it takes to be accepted to Harvard Business School, from a current student who did it

The student: Ayse Baybars, 27 Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The school: Harvard Business School (HBS) 2018 Undergraduate: Harvard University 2012; major in human evolutionary biology and minor in English Work experience: Small nonprofit focused on STEM; lingerie startup Peach Her best admissions advice: “Be true to […]

15 overlay maps that will change the way you see the world

Maps are all imperfect because they portray the globe in just two dimensions. Most maps, like the Mercator projection, distort the size or shape of land masses, which skews our perceptions of how big continents and countries are compared to one another. When you consider […]

People Laughed When Bill De Blasio First Proposed Free Pre-K. Now He’s Expanding It.

When Bill de Blasio ran for New York City mayor in 2013, his plan to enact a universal preschool program for 4-year-olds was treated more like a lofty ideal than a workable promise. American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten suggested the goal was unrealistic, […]

Why This Man Was More Comfortable In Prison Than Out

Albert Bell celebrated his graduation in cap and gown last month ― but he wasn’t leaving school. He was leaving behind two decades of incarceration. On March 23, Bell and around 150 other men graduated from the Doe Fund’s Ready, Willing & Able program, which […]