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11 Tips to Find the Elusive Work/Life Balance

As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind the importance of staying balanced. The work/life balance can be difficult to find. Here are 11 tips that work for Team Getting Smart.

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Organized Parents Can Transform Education- Indeed, It Won’t Happen Without Them

By: Jose Arenas. This blog cuts to the core about what parent advocacy and activism can look like in schools. If you want to move beyond the PTA and get political, Jose has inspiration and information for how parents can transform our schools.

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Six Next-Gen Learning Hubs: Assets, Partners and Challenges

By: Sarah Luchs. Six next-gen learning hubs are profiled that are creating a new approach to education reform that is helping shape and change the way students are learning.

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How I Went From Underemployed Waitress to the top 1% of Millennials in 3 Months

By: Lauren Holliday. A story that exemplifies the entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, and do-it-yourself spirit of GenDIY. Or more simply put, the GenDIY imperative of getting your S*!% together.

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The Barriers to Collective Impact Partnerships & Why Year Up Works

Despite work experience and a high school diploma, the opportunity divide can be unforgiving. Often it's the innovative collective impact work between organizations, businesses, and schools that can open doors to opportunities for low-income students.

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Customization is Key to Turning Around Bottom 5% Schools

By: Sajan George. Policy makers at all levels, from school districts to the White House, should look at technology-infused, student-centered models for teaching and learning – as a way of turning around the most challenged schools in America – and for the lessons it can provide for improving education overall.

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Why Letting Youth “Run the Store” is Important for their Development & Life Success

By: John Weiss. Giving young people voice, choice and decision-making opportunities is critical to support their healthy development and life success. They need to make decisions, act on their intentions and work collaboratively in school, in after-school programs and in family structures.

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