MET students learn in both the classroom and the real world

The Met Charter High School in Sacramento is part of a system of schools nationwide. Big Picture Learning, the nonprofit that helps establish the schools, has an education philosophy that emphasizes building professional interests among students. By connecting them with college level classes and internships off campus, students are more likely to envision their future beyond high […]

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Education is a national security issue

Leadership Long Beach is a nonprofit which every year gathers leaders from different organizations meet to discuss their viewpoints about crucial areas in need of education reform.  Organizers discussed graduation rates, parental involvement, support from school administrators, and boosting student morale by reforming discipline policies.  In what way is education a national security issue?  Hear from […]

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“Why I support the Chicago teachers’ strike”

Anthony Vega doesn’t glorify Chicago’s Public School System.  “I can attest to the poor quality of education that plagues Chicago schools,” he writes. He supports the strike because he doesn’t blame teachers, but rather the “bacterial bureaucracy” that makes the system unwieldy and lowers the value of each student’s education. Vega’s editorial and his rise up […]

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