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Montgomery County school board approves superintendent’s contract

By Nicole Asbury WP May 12 2022 Montgomery County’s new superintendent of schools will be paid an annual base salary of $320,000 — making her one of Maryland’s top-paid school leaders. The four-year contract approved Tuesday by the school district’s Board of Education was the final…..

Teens Are Advocating for Mental Health Days Off School

The decline in the mental health of children and adolescents has led to new laws allowing kids to attend to their own self-care. By Christina Caron  NYT August 23 2021  By the time Ben Ballman reached his junior year in high school he was busier…..

Living on the AmeriCorps stipend: tips and strategies

From Reading Partners A year of AmeriCorps service offers unexpected benefits and rich opportunities for deepening your understanding of your aspirations and connecting with members of your community. The service experience can certainly propel you forward on your journey to find out who you…..

How to Live on an AmeriCorps Stipend

From Serving in Minnesota Want to learn more? Watch our video (link below). Editor’s Note: This article, originally published in 2019, has been updated to accompany a video story about why AmeriCorps service is right for you.Watch it now. Spending…..

Telling our Stories in ways that make us stronger

We are exhausted, frustrated, burnt out, feeling unappreciated, lost, stressed to the max, and our students at the service site are disrespectful and disruptive, so what do we do? We tell someone. Good, but how do we tell them? We…..

Looking for a team of dedicated leaders to serve

These final few months of the 2021-22 year of service with Project CHANGE prompt us to reflect on what we have learned. As we move slowly into a post Covid world, we want to ask ourselves what these last three…..

New Book- “Our Stories Rise Up- Remembering as Resilience”

We are thrilled to announce that on May 18th, at the AmeriCorps Training Conference in Burlington VT, Storywise will launch a new book inspired by our AmeriCorps members, and prompted by the pandemic challenge and how it changed our years…..

Your Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Questions

Published: Sep 03, 2019 By Washington Post Jobs There’s often no right or wrong answer when it comes to answering job interview questions, but it can be helpful to prepare in advance of your interview. Here’s our ultimate guide on how…..

Take Steps to Modernize Your Resume

Published: May 09, 2022 By Andrea Moran Washington Post Ads When it comes to resumes, there are some classic mistakes you always want to avoid. But there is also room for interpretation about what makes a “good” resume. Tips and tricks you…..

Asian students are victims of Montgomery County’s achievement gap

Carol Park is a strategic research analyst at the Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit legal organization that defends Americans’ liberties when threatened by government overreach and abuse. Is it legal to penalize top-performing Asian American students to help students of other…..