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New study on benefits of peer mentoring in chronic care

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 12, 2018 4958

Studious friends and roommates might lead to higher grades in college

Hechinger Report - November 12, 2018 4933

Choose your friends wisely may not only be good parental advice but also a way to do better in college, a research study finds. A trio of researchers put that advice to the test at Berea College, a small liberal arts school in Kentucky, by looking at how much friends actually influence study habits and […]


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Get The Research: Impactstory Announces a New Science-Finding Tool for the General Public

The Scholarly Kitchen - November 12, 2018 4931

An interview with Impactstory's Jason Priem about their new tool, Get The Research.


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Two new documentaries showcase a long and winding road to college

Hechinger Report - November 11, 2018 4919

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Enoch Jemmott’s shot at a college education depends entirely on a football scholarship, along with tracking down the financial aid documents he needs from his homeless mother. Christine Rodriguez can go to college only if she convinces her reluctant mother that girls deserve the same chance at higher education as boys. Karoline […]


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Will a new push for free wireless internet help rural students get online?

Hechinger Report - November 11, 2018 4919

PANGUITCH, Utah — Both before and after classes at Panguitch High School, a low-slung brick building nestled in the high desert of southern Utah, students find their way to Shawn Caine’s classroom. They settle in at the computers where Caine teaches coding and software, such as Illustrator and Photoshop, or they head to the back […]


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TEACHER VOICE: Why that chatty student driving you nuts could become president of the United States

Hechinger Report - November 11, 2018 4919

As a middle school teacher, I often see my colleagues taking pains to keep students quiet during class. After all, the rhythm of the traditional classroom doesn’t leave much room for chatting among students, and socializing in class is often viewed as a proxy for poor behavior or inattentiveness. And yet, a recent study from the World […]


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OPINION: How college still eludes veterans 100 years after WWI

Hechinger Report - November 10, 2018 4864

Ninety days after I returned home from Iraq, I sat down in my first college class excited to be a full-time student. I had no idea what I was going to do with my life now that I wasn’t spending everyday pulling shrapnel out of the bodies of my friends, filling sandbags, or standing for […]


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How hubs for ed-tech startups promote positive change in education

Bold Blog - November 07, 2018 4851

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The impact of a community mentorship program on youth with risks for suicidal behaviors

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 10, 2018 4846

Upcoming webinars on the Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 10, 2018 4846

What works, tiered evidence, and the future of evidence-based policy

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 10, 2018 4845

California Campus Republicans and Their Free Speech Masquerade

Remaking the University - November 10, 2018 4837

By Robert Cohen (New York University)The release of the California Campus Republican’s Platform has attracted press attention because of its extreme right wing positions demonizing the university as “” -- denouncing university support of transgender rights, undocumented students, Mexican and Muslim student organizations, and funding of birth control, and abortion.  But what the media coverage of the platform missed was the brazen dishonesty of these college Republicans’ discussion of free speech on campus.