Julio Alicea uses the poetry of rap music and 'classroom constitutions' to build relationships with the teens he teaches in Rhode Island. Individualized attention and nurturing are key to their growth, he suggests.
Texas 8th-grade teacher Shontoria Walker knows the joy of empowering immigrant students, and what a difference it can make in their lives.
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Here is some great advice from my 6th and 7th grade students.
A NYPD Bomb Squad officer investigates suspicious packages near West 16th Street and Seventh Avenue in New York City, Aug. 16.
One of the most effective ways to ensure that students succeed? Give them mentors.
Less noise. More insight.