July 2015

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain. That quote guides Traci Vicente, a special education teacher for the last 28 years, in her passion for helping kids with special needs learn, grow, and thrive. “I love the challenge and excitement

Many studies in recent years have shown the significant, measurable, undeniable difference in earnings and salary between employees with varying levels of college education (or lack thereof). But many of these studies’ results have been a little obscured by such variables as gender, race, ethnicity, place of birth, and high

I recently celebrated my quarter-of-a-century birthday, and although that probably doesn't seem like much, I feel like I've been through a whirlwind. The last five years have made me grow up a little faster than I had anticipated.

When Erin Fitzgerald completed her student teaching in an inner-city fifth-grade classroom, she noticed a big opportunity that was being missed: hands-on learning of science, math, and technology. A lack of supplies available was preventing teachers from getting students involved in the kinds of real-world, active projects that could “actually

Karen Sokorai grew up attending Philadelphia’s public schools, and now, as a teacher at an inner-city elementary school in the city, she’s giving back to the school system that brought her up. “My passion in life is to travel, and I want to foster a love of reading in my

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