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What is the Value of a High School Diploma?

Do Now | April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is the Value of a High School Diploma?

For thousands of students across the country, high school graduation day is approaching—but for others, certain roadblocks can make it difficult to obtain a degree. What does high school graduation mean to you?

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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Do Now | April 3, 2015 | 90 Comments

What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED?

Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?

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Does Your Family’s Income Impact Your Education?

Do Now | October 31, 2014 | 222 Comments

Does Your Family’s Income Impact Your Education?

A growing number of states and school districts are increasing their focus on students who are “chronically absent” from school— often defined as missing at least 10 percent of the school year for any reason. Why do you think chronic absenteeism is most prevalent among low income students?

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Do Now #63: High School Dropout

Do Now | February 8, 2013 | 89 Comments

Do Now #63: High School Dropout

This week’s Do Now looks at the high school dropout crisis in America. We ask students why do teenagers drop out and whether they know of anyone. This post contains an introduction to the high school dropout issue along with some media from PBS NewsHour.

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BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

BAYMN Presents Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival — Call for Entries

Applications are now open for BAYMN’s Rise to the Occasion Youth Media Festival, hosted at the Kaiser Center in Oakland on October 13, 2012, 2-5pm. Deadline for submission: September 10, 2012 For its first public festival, the Bay Area Youth Media Network (BAYMN) is seeking youth-produced videos that tell stories or highlight issues of social […]

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