Good News About Education

Stories of increased access to education and using education for progress

19 Things You Can Do To Stop Gun Violence

There are so many things we can each do to prevent gun violence, school shootings, suicide, and more. We've compiled a list of resources for you to get started...
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Potato Farmers Conquer a Devastating Worm... with Banana Paper

Biodegradable banana “paper” can protect potato seeds from potato cyst nematodes, sharply increasing potato size and yields, research finds.
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Young Advocates Take the Lead To Curb Campus Suicide

Suicide is now the second leading cause of death on college campuses. Peer support, trainings and suicide prevention programs aim to reverse this deadly trend.
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5 Good News Stories About Happiness

Happiness serves as a revolutionary means to survival, but it is also an indicator that a country, group, or region is doing good in the world. These five stories will help shed some light onto happiness research across the globe.
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11 Ways to Safely Reduce Abortions Without Removing Access

There’s no evidence that banning abortion reduces the number of abortions. There are, however, a few data-backed, safe, and effective ways to reduce the number of abortions.
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Eco-friendly Eid: The Indonesian Women On A Mission To Plant Trees

Muslim women's group 'Aisyiyah is helping the environment and local communities by restoring forests, tackling climate problems and raising awareness on the need to reduce waste
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'More Than a Warm Body': Schools Try Long-Term Solutions To Substitute Teacher Shortage

Long before Covid forced states to take desperate measures to find substitutes, schools often struggled to cover teacher absences. Now, school districts want more than quick fixes.
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24 Ideas To Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (2022)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We’ve gathered a list of ideas to help you celebrate, honor, and de-stigmatize the stories of mental health in your life and community.
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For Students in Juvenile Detention, School Doesn't Stop. These Teachers Won't Let It.

Five Lincoln Public Schools teachers have been tasked with educating Nebraska youth while they’re detained and awaiting court decisions.
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How One City Closed the Digital Divide for Nearly All Its Students

As of February, the city had provided nearly 36,000 laptops and more than 11,500 hot spots to low-income public school students.
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