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CBCF’s STEM Focus Expands to China

This summer, 40 college students will embark on a trip of a lifetime to China, as part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) Emerging Leaders: US-China Study Abroad Program. Over the course of two weeks ...

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Young Girls Are Much, Much Better Readers Than Boys

By Rebecca Klein The gap between boys' and girls' respective reading abilities has been getting a lot of attention lately, but the trend itself is not new. Girls have been better readers than boys for a long, long time, according to a report released by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution. The annual report analyzes three topics in contemporary education through the lens of up- ...

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California Facing Critical Teacher Shortage

California is in the midst of a severe teacher shortage that's created a job-seeker's market for people considering careers in education. It's a dramatic shift from several years ago when school districts were forced to lay off teachers in large numbers. ...

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Is Your Teen Ready for a Summer Job?

When the job offer comes, there's one more thing parents can do. Getting hired means a flurry of paperwork that can be confusing; parents can help their children review those documents before signature. Most will apply to tax withholding ...

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