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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
No Child Left Behind, The Rest of the Story
By nsbyrer @ 4:15 PM :: 5471 Views :: Article Rating :: Education to Career
On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, July 18, 19 and 20, 2004, the Chicago Tribune devoted half its front page, plus full inside pages of the first section of the paper to a Special Report: No Child Left Behind. The focus of this series was o­n "One Girl's Struggle to find a Future". You may still be able to find this story in the archives of the o­n-line Chicago Tribune at http://www.chicagotribune.com   It did a great job of drawing attention to the challenges faced by kids living in innercity neighborhoods.

However, it did not tell The Rest of the Story

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Visit the Education to Career Links section of the Tutor/Mentor Library to find ideas and resources to help your organization build its strategy for mentoring kids to careers.  Join the Discussion forum to share ideas and collaborate o­n strategies that give you the resources needed to put these good ideas to work in your program or community.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Volunteer Recruitment Campaign NEWS
By nsbyrer @ 4:15 PM :: 7322 Views :: Article Rating :: Events, Planning, Volunteering

The Tutor/Mentor Connection organizes on-going activities to help all tutor/mentor programs get visibility, volunteers and donors. The Volunteer Recruitment Campaign in August and September is one of these efforts. 

Businesses, foundations and tutor/mentor programs in Chicago and other cities are invited to join in the planning for this annual and on-going campaign. Visit http://www.tutormentorexchange.net/Partner/CC/RecruitmentCampaign/recruitment.asp to learn more.

If you're in another city, join in and use this planning and these ideas to support a recruitment campaign in your own community.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
The Cracks in our Education Pipeline
By nsbyrer @ 4:14 PM :: 3676 Views :: Article Rating :: Education to Career
We can no longer afford the inequities that have long characterized our system of education. According to Charles E.M. Kolb, the pipeline isn?t just leaking; it is gushing.

Note: Download pdf at http://www.ced.org/docs/report/report_highered.pdf
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Will Schools Disappear by 2055?
By nsbyrer @ 4:14 PM :: 4131 Views :: Article Rating :: Education to Career
What will education look like in 50 years? How can the nation fully engage stakeholders other than parents and professional educators in this discussion?
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Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Arts/Technology Club at Cabrini Connections
By nsbyrer @ 4:10 PM :: 3630 Views :: Article Rating :: Cabrini Connections
Cabrini Connections draws volunteers from many industries to support its Internet strategy, its HSBC Computer Center, and its arts and enrichment programs.

Note: If you would like to volunteer with Cabrini Connections, email info1@cabriniconnections.net Use the Program Locator feature to find contact information for other tutor/mentor programs in Chicago where volunteers are also needed.
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