Some Of The Best Resources You Don’t Know About

  • After-School All-Stars: A growing and impressive national program that provides tutoring, after school programming and summer camps for at-risk youth around the country.
  • College Goal Sunday: A program of the YMCA that provides free financial aid workshops and advising throughout the country.
  • Education Nation’s The Learning Curve: A part of NBC News Corporation, Education Nation is bringing national and local education issues to mainstream media.  The blog, The Leaning Curve, highlights noteworthy people, organizations and trends.
  • Education Week: A prominent educational journal where experts in the field provide insights and solutions to current issues.
  • KnowHow2Go: A comprehensive and user-friendly website devoted to providing information to 9th-12th grades students, parents and mentors to help prepare them for college.  Available in English and Spanish.
  • SoCalCAN: A network of Southern California college access programs committed to providing college preparation and opportunities for all students.
  • The Posse Foundation, Inc: A leading college access and youth leadership development program, Posse awards four-year full-tuition leadership scholarships to talented high school seniors in several cities across the country.
  • Upward Bound: A government-funded program that prepares first-generation college students for success in college.
  • 7 Tips For Using Social Media In Your Classroom: From The Learning Curve, offering suggestions how to incorporate Twitter etc into the classroom.

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