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Oct 14, 2020, 10:36 ET Culinary Students Keep on Chopping…Remotely

Ever since Julia Childs stepped in front of a TV camera 57 years ago to prepare an omelet, people have been learning culinary skills via television...


Oct 01, 2020, 10:35 ET Career Technical Education Pathway Gives Students a Chance to be the Expert-on-Call

When Learn4Life high schools transitioned to distance learning, distributing laptops and hotspots to all students was fairly easy. The challenge was...


Sep 22, 2020, 04:00 ET How are students in rural communities coping with school challenges?

Approximately 35 miles west of Fresno is the agricultural town of Mendota with a population of 11,000. There's no bank, no pharmacy, and most of...


Sep 15, 2020, 10:19 ET Una nueva escuela chárter para estudiantes en riesgo llega a Austin en agosto

Austin tiene miles de residentes a los que se considera Juventud con una Oportunidad, jóvenes de entre 16 y 24 años de edad que no están en la...


Sep 15, 2020, 08:35 ET New Charter High School for At-risk Students Coming to Austin in August

Austin has thousands of residents who are considered Opportunity Youth, young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not in school or...


Sep 11, 2020, 13:40 ET Cómo una escuela secundaria está ayudando a estudiantes desfavorecidos con sus necesidades de atención médica en el lugar y exámenes de covid-19 sin costo

Entre los desafíos que enfrentan las familias de bajos ingresos, el acceso a la atención médica es una inquietud tan importante como la de recibir...


Sep 11, 2020, 11:35 ET How One High School is Helping Underserved Students with On-site Healthcare Needs and No-cost COVID-19 Testing

Among the challenges low-income families face, access to healthcare is just as much a concern as receiving a quality education. One high school in...


Aug 26, 2020, 10:35 ET Learn4Life: Now is the Worst Time to Hinder School Choice

While legislation is being considered to aid public schools in dealing with the remote learning crisis, opponents of school choice have added clauses ...


Aug 26, 2020, 10:35 ET Learn4Life: este es el peor momento para obstaculizar la posibilidad de elección escolar

Mientras se pondera la legislación para ayudar a las escuelas públicas a enfrentar la crisis del aprendizaje a distancia, quienes se oponen a la...


Aug 14, 2020, 18:58 ET It's Time to Change to High-intensity Instruction for Middle and High School Students

Educators and parents of all backgrounds are worried about learning loss from the pandemic-driven education upheaval, and school leaders are trying...


May 27, 2020, 10:30 ET Compassion Fatigue is an Unexpected Challenge for Teachers During Distance Learning

First responders aren't the only ones who feel compassion fatigue these days. Absorbing the fear and trauma of those they serve is a reality for...


May 13, 2020, 10:00 ET Schools Need to Address Student Trauma During and After Distance Learning

Every teacher in every school has students who have experienced or are living with trauma in their lives – and that trauma may be escalating with...


Apr 28, 2020, 08:39 ET Learn4Life's Dr. Caprice Young Offers Best Practices for Working with Students Online While Maintaining Professional Etiquette

As educators delve into the world of remote and online learning, they need to retain professional boundaries to maintain a high level of support for...


Apr 22, 2020, 16:19 ET The FCC Has Done Big Things for Public Education Before. It's Time to Do It Again.

In the 1920s, radio was an essential communications device—and it was free. In the 1950s, television became an important means of communication—and...


Apr 14, 2020, 10:30 ET After COVID-19 Let's Build Back Better

Build Back Better has become the mantra of post-disaster reconstruction, since the United Nations' 2006 report, "Key Propositions for Building Back...


Apr 13, 2020, 15:58 ET Expert Resource for Future of Education After COVID-19

How will education forever be changed after COVID-19? Dr. Caprice Young, national superintendent of schools for Learn4Life, is available to discuss...


Mar 25, 2020, 10:00 ET Keeping At-risk Students on Track During COVID-19 School Closures

During school closures due to Coronavirus, the flexibility of Learn4Life's learning model has been invaluable for its network of 100+ high schools...


Feb 26, 2020, 11:00 ET At-risk Teens Have a Second Chance at a Diploma and a Career Thanks to Learn4Life's Culinary Arts Pathway

During Career Technical Education (CTE) Month, Learn4Life's culinary arts pathway students are baking a cake to celebrate – literally. Learn4Life, a...


Feb 20, 2020, 14:06 ET Learn4Life Rings the Bell for its 20,000th Graduate

Learn4Life, a network of charter schools dedicated to serving at-risk students, celebrated its 20,000th graduate this week. Founded in 2001 with just ...


Feb 03, 2020, 10:30 ET Learn4Life Provides 2.4x More School Counselors Than Traditional High Schools

Remember the guidance counselor in high school who would advise on which classes to take and how to apply to college? Due to an acute need to address ...


Jan 28, 2020, 10:30 ET Learn4Life is Closing the Achievement Gap for Minorities and Poorer Students

What options do low-income families have if their neighborhood school is subpar? Affluent parents have many choices – they can move to a good school...


Jan 09, 2020, 07:49 ET American Enterprise Institute Praises Personalized Learning

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) public policy think tank took a deep dive into the concept of personalized learning driven by individualized...


Nov 18, 2019, 08:09 ET California Is Failing its Homeless Students, Report Shows

It's embarrassing and stressful to be a teen without a home. More and more young people, through no fault of their own, are housing insecure, either...


Oct 22, 2019, 09:26 ET Why Do So Many Teens Drop Out in October?

By the time October rolls around, some high school students find they are too far behind and have little hope of graduating on time with their...


Sep 26, 2019, 08:42 ET Five Steps to Helping At-Risk Students Get Back on Track

In the United States today, there are more than 4.5 million opportunity youth – defined as 16-24-year-olds who are not in school and don't have a job....