Emma Adams

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Q&A: The Mis-Education Of African-American Girls

We've known for a long time that inequality and systemic educational barriers are holding back many young African-Americans. President Obama has led an initiative to help close the opportunity gap for young black men.<p>But what about the girls?<p>For young women of color, progress has been painfully …

This Is How Your Education Level Impacts Your Health

It's well known that individuals who are more highly educated tend to be healthier, since they often have access to better health care and are more equipped to pay higher medical costs. But a new report shows that even when people with differing levels of education have the same health care options …

Entrepreneurship Education Not Just for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is enjoying tremendous growth at our colleges and universities. Courses and programs are now common at institutions large and small, numbering in the hundreds.<p>But let's be honest: The vast majority of students who enroll in these programs will not become entrepreneurs per se. Only …

Educating the East End has changed my life

Channel 4’s series inspired me to become a teacher. I was proud to be part of something that puts to bed tired stereotypes about teachers and teenagers<p>Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, said recently that she thinks teachers have an image problem. She even suggested that our popularity in …

Cuomo's School Report Card: Far "Below Standard" in the Education of Minority Students

New York State issues school report cards to help parents evaluate education in local schools and school districts. Students are also graded. Based on standardized assessments in Mathematics and English they are either "Below Standard," "Meets Basic Standard," "Meets Proficiency Standard," or …

Exploring South Africa's troubled education system

This week Learning World is getting to grips with the state of education in South Africa. From the early days of schooling through to university graduates euronews’ Maha Barada has explored the highs and lows of a system only liberated from apartheid some 20 years ago.<p>Apartheid Legacy<p>For the past …

Wanted: pupils to campaign for education for all

The search is on for two sparky, committed year-10 pupils who can inspire young people in the UK to campaign for quality education for children around the world. The two students who are chosen will travel to Bangladesh to see progress towards the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) goals.<p>This a …