When Abdul M. Omari was a teen, his parents made some things clear: “You’re going to college. You’re going to get good grades. And we can’t pay for it, so figure it out.” Did he ever.
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This is what it means to be a school counselor. To go to work every day with one goal: to make a difference in the lives of students.
Tahlequah Public Schools is a public school district comprised of a diverse population. The district reflects the unique rural community of Tahlequah situated in a high-poverty region nestled in... Read more »
Students at several U.S. universities are tested for possible cases of a novel coronavirus. Experts weigh in on how colleges can prepare for the virus.
Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) has adopted a new school safety tool for its campus.
Colleges and universities across the country are seeing increased demand for student mental health services.
When her college started requiring students to complete an internship in order to graduate, it created a serious dilemma for Janelle.
The Saginaw school district’s use of “restorative practices” is paying dividends when it comes to improving classroom discipline while keeping students focused on their school work, according to... Read more »
The Oregon Department of Education reported Thursday that the statewide graduation rates rose to 80 percent last school year, the highest seen in the state.
A program pioneered by Minneapolis Public Schools more than 15 years ago is catching on in Minnesota and around the country.
When Brant Choate gets mail from the men and women in the California prisons he helps oversee, he says the letters often read something like this: “I've graduated with my associate degree for... Read more »
A new study has found that only 48% of students of color feel comfortable reaching out to a teacher or counselor if they need mental health support compared to 57% of White students.
Student Success Initiatives (SSI) hosted its third Student Success Symposium on Friday, January 17. Each semester, academic leaders, faculty, and staff gather to discuss ways to provide better... Read more »
Another bill under consideration at the Statehouse could help save lives for young people struggling with a mental health crisis.
When it comes to mental healthcare and education, Dr. Burgess says accessibility is key.
Have you been thinking about going back to college? Perhaps you're looking to change jobs, make more money or simply finish that degree you started.
This is the second part of a student-written, six-part series that explores the fallout of the Timothy Piazza hazing death in 2017. This week, the series examines the impact of new alcohol... Read more »
The 2020 Census is approaching, and civic engagement leaders on college campuses are reaching out to students to encourage participation and remove potential barriers.
In 2015, 37 million (17.1%) U.S. adults reported binge drinking approximately once a week and consumed an average of seven drinks per binge drinking episode, resulting in approximately 450 total... Read more »
For many of the 16.8 million students enrolled at America’s two- and four-year degree programs each year, the university experience promotes academic growth, fosters new friendships, and expands... Read more »