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by Stephanie Burgevin - February 5, 2015
“Going to a community college can save you $12,000-66,000 over two years.” “The highest risk a college-bound woman faces for sexual assault in her lifetime is from the first day of her first semester of college, until her first break” “There are approximately 1.4 million undocumented students in the United States. Do we want to help them contribute meaningfully to this country?” We’ve been traveling to different DC public and charter schools to work with... Read more
 
by Stephanie Burgevin - January 28, 2015
“My dad was a teacher and I used to go to his class and I helped him with the cross country team. I really liked working with kids. He was a role model for me and my first year of teaching was the same year he retired,” said Capital City Public Charter School teacher Alyssa McClorey. “But, I really came to teaching from a social justice standpoint. In undergrad I took international studies and history but my interest in social justice led me to teach in Guyana in South America.... Read more
 
by Stephanie Burgevin - January 14, 2015
Every year people ask us, “What topics are you going to have for the curriculum this year?” It may seem strange, but the answer is that we don’t know. We have a good reason for that. One of the best things about One World Education’s program is that it is guided by our students’ interests so we have to wait to see what topics our Student Ambassadors are going to research and write about. This year, as always, our students have chosen a wide variety of timely topics... Read more
 
by Holly Kearl - December 22, 2014
This holiday season, it’s likely you know someone who has put a video game or two on their present wish list. As early as July, I spotted companies already hyping up the new games they’ll release in December, while places like Forbes.com wrote their lists about the “Biggest Video Games of the Holiday Season” in October! Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection top their list. For parents, there may be angst: are... Read more
 
by Eric Goldstein - December 17, 2014
In November, One World Education presented its One World Writing Program at two national education conferences. Several teachers on our team were in Maryland at the National Conference of English Teachers and I presented at the National Conference of Social Studies Teachers in Boston. It was the first time the organization has showcased its proven work beyond the Capital Region and both opportunities were made possible because of the organization’s partnership with the Global Good Fund. The... Read more
 
 

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