Education Good News

Stories of increased access to education and using education for progress

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The Immigrant Women Workers Disrupting the Cleaning Industry

How New York City’s Liberty Cleaners co-created an innovative training program that’s providing the skills to bring about their vision of the gig economy.
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Education Helpers 2022

Helpers 2022: Famous Teachers Making a Difference

Every year, The Helpers Edition of the Goodnewspaper highlights inspiring helpers in a number of categories. In this post we’re celebrating helpers in the Education category.
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Teen Activists: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Mari Copeny, and Malala Yousafzai

20 Teen Activists Who Inspire Us To Do More Good

Teen and young adult activists have been the backbone of many current social movements we see taking hold today, we’re highlighting a few (of the many) who have and are currently leading the charge on social change around the world.
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New Release Books on a Bookshelf: Intersectional Environmentalist by Leah Thomas, How To Host a Viking Funeral by Kyle Scheele, Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez, How To Be Perfect by Michael Schur

The Good Good Good Guide To the Best Books of 2022

Every month we’ll update this list with new-release book recommendations for people who care about doing good in the world.
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A father and a daughter sit together in a couch with a telescope between them

What Can a Library Card Get You? Try a Popcorn Maker or Ukulele

The “library of things" is a movement in the United States that is reshaping public libraries and how they serve patrons in the digital age.
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A farmer talking to a group of high schoolers

Carrots for Carrots: States Promote Buying Local for School Lunches

Local foods, once rare on school lunch trays, are gradually becoming more available in school cafeterias as states promote fresh produce, legumes, meats, and fish.
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Richard Casper of CreatiVets

Good News: How One Veteran Is Using Art To Save Lives

Coming home from war, Richard Casper struggled with depression and suicidal ideation, but he found the healing power of art and music.
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Women protesting in Iran

The Protests in Iran are Part of a Long History of Women's Resistance

While the protests started with anger over the enforcement of the hijab, they represent a much wider movement that now poses the greatest threat the theocratic regime has faced since the 1979 revolution.
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A person holding a cage of oysters close to New York's harbor

Oysters and Students May Revive New York's Famed Harbor

With the help of city school kids, an organization is restoring long-depleted oyster beds that once flourished in the waters that surround New York City. The bivalves are cleaning the water and protecting shorelines.
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Founding Director Curtis Dann-Messier and Director of Peer Services Gita pose for the camera

An Evolving Role for Colleges: Training People Recovering From Substance Abuse Disorders To Be Part of Treatment Teams

Small but growing programs show how even the most vulnerable adults can succeed in college.
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