Cap nonprofit CEO salaries to the US President’s salary

Runaway executive salaries aren’t limited to corporate America. Top universities and many other nonprofit institutions also ...
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    Win a prize for simply applying to college

    The barriers facing low-income young people with dreams of college aren’t limited to family money troubles, little encouragement ...
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      A new intergenerational movement to bring the young and the aging together

      Today’s youngest will grow up experiencing a new phenomenon in human history: being alive at the same time as four to five ...
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        The Next Einstein Project: Close the Black & Latino teachers gap

        In order to build the pipeline of Black and Hispanic talent, as a society we also need to bring more Black and Hispanic Americans into ...
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          Hire dogs to help struggling students and promote learning

          The power of a friendly dog to comfort traumatized people is already well-known, if not to pet owners, then to those who’ve heard ...
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            These moveable “pop up” preschools for underserved communities are a hit

            High-quality preschool helps ensure that young children are ready to learn, academically and socially, on the first day of ...
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              Colleges should just require students to be voters

              Here’s the most straightforward way to get young people to vote: make them. That is, we should push America’s institutions ...
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                Open food pantries inside local schools

                When children come to school hungry because their family can’t afford food, they struggle to learn and concentrate in class. ...
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                  The Next Einstein Project: Easy steps to help first-generation college students fit in and finish

                  Even for the most talented and determined among them, young people who grew up in a disadvantaged family face enormous barriers to ...
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                    Send more American students to study abroad

                    Given the increasing interdependence of nations and complexity of America’s role in an interconnected world, it’s more ...
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                      There’s a lawyers shortage—for Americans who aren’t rich. Here’s how to fix it.

                      Yes, there is a lawyers shortage in our country — for ordinary Americans who need professional legal counsel, especially low-income ...
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                        The Next Einstein Project: How this low-income public high school graduates 100% of its Black students

                        Who will emerge as the next Albert Einsteins—uncommon genius to join the pantheon of humanity’s greatest theorists, scientists, ...
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                          Spread the Providence model to close the 30 million “words gap” for poorer children

                          By age 3, children in impoverished households already face a stunning disparity in their language development compared to children with ...
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                            Why Norwegian parents send their kids to simulated refugee camps

                            For the refugees worldwide who’ve fled their home countries due to war and persecution, life in a refugee camp is often brutally ...
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                              A different way to police: catch kids doing good and give “positive tickets”

                              Police officers typically show up in kids’ lives after they or someone they know get in trouble with the law. So it was no ...
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                                The promise this inspiring teacher has been keeping to his students for four decades

                                Retired high school teacher Bruce Farrer turned an unusual writing assignment for his students into an unusual promise—and the 72-year ...
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                                  Translate the great American thinkers like Thomas Jefferson into Arabic

                                  Decades ago, people stopping by in a bookstore or public library in Amman, Jordan, or Istanbul, Turkey, wouldn’t have been ...
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                                    The cutest book club: children reading to orphaned dogs at animal shelters

                                    A new idea is spreading to instill a love of reading in kids and help shelter animals find their forever families. The Humane Society ...
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                                      Require expertise in climate threats to get an MBA degree from business school

                                      Top business leaders in the U.S. and abroad are among the voices calling for carbon pricing, whether in the form of emissions trading ...
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                                        Amazing things happen when we put preschools and nursing homes together

                                        The Intergenerational Learning Center in Seattle is unlike any preschool or senior living facility that most Americans have seen, ...
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                                          Rank Colleges by Vote Participation

                                          Match a college’s enrollment records against the voter file and tell them how many of their students are registered and how often ...
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                                            Crowd-source a syllabus in social change

                                            Help people understand the history and best practices for changing their community by crowd-sourcing a syllabus of key readings and ...
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                                              Math Teachers for Correct Arithmetic

                                              DC Math teachers with calculators and butcher paper confront lying members of Congress on their horrible arithmetic — great ...
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