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PIX11.comAs an actor, Tony Danza had conquered nearly every entertainment realm – TV, the movies, even Broadway – when one day three years ago, he felt a powerful urge to chase a childhood dream and become a teacher. He'd been inspired, watching a documentary made...
Tags: Music, Tony Danza, High Schools, Entertainment, Education
Several good friends of mine work as Chicago Public School teachers, and as the strike continues this week, I can’t help but point out it seems like Chicago’s great at coughing up money for Olympic bids, NATO summits, and TIFF slush funds, but...
Q13 FOX News anchorTeach for America -- a nonprofit organization that places college graduates, professionals and others without traditional teaching degrees in schools -- has been touted for its success in bringing talented people into the field of education. But in the...
Just a week ago, Elizabeth Conway Nass sat down with her father, Eric, to plan out a semester abroad in Norway. She wanted his advice on how she would spend the second half of her junior year overseas while staying on track to earn a bachelor's degree in...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterAn update to a story we first reported at WDBJ four years ago. It's the story of a young Roanoke woman who is the first in her family not only to go to college, but to go to Harvard University. It was 2008 when we first met Salena Sullivan, the bubbly...
It’s not just the first day of school for the 9th graders at Helen Cox's Algebra 1 class, their teacher is experiencing his first day as well. Brandon Rapp is a Yale graduate with a degree in chemical engineering but because of Teach for America he...
It was just after Labor Day in 2008 when Malia Burns took a break from the commotion at the Seattle wedding reception of her dear high school friend, Rose Pierce. Alone in a small alcove away from the action, Malia was watching the Ohio State-USC game on...
Arianna HuffingtonThe juxtaposition between our national leaders and our local leaders has never been more stark. On a national level, we're paralyzed and polarized. The institutions whose failure led to the biggest economic crisis since the Depression are still broken....
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