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Stories by Leah Shafer

By Leah Shafer 04/19/2017 1:38 PM EDT
Smarter Tech to Smooth the Path to College
How personalized texting (from a virtual counselor) can efficiently reduce summer melt.
By Leah Shafer 04/18/2017 1:37 PM EDT
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The five cornerstones of an effective policy, from Washington D.C.
By Leah Shafer 04/17/2017 4:28 PM EDT
The Other Achievement Gap
The lessons we can learn from Asian American success.
By Leah Shafer, Bobby Dorigo Jones 03/30/2017 11:44 AM EDT
Beyond Survival
How to support LGBTQ and gender non-conforming kids.
By Leah Shafer 03/21/2017 3:27 PM EDT
Schoolwide SEL to Prevent Bullying
Developing a school culture that prioritizes the social-emotional wellbeing of every student (and adult).
By Bari Walsh, Leah Shafer 03/15/2017 11:13 AM EDT
Growth Mindset and Children’s Health
Not just for school — a positive mindset has potential to boost physical well-being, too.
By Leah Shafer 03/03/2017 8:11 AM EST
Photo illustration of teen boys bullying another boy
Why does school-based bullying happen? We went to the source and asked students for insight.
By Leah Shafer 02/09/2017 1:27 PM EST
colorful graphic of African-American girl reaching for a library book, against a stack of books
Renewing an annual tradition by recovering its emphasis on racial justice and empowerment.
By Leah Shafer 01/24/2017 10:58 AM EST
Women's March
On January 21, 2017, over 100 HGSE students and alumni joined the historic Women’s March on Washington.
By Leah Shafer 01/24/2017 9:58 AM EST
From Research to Action
How child welfare systems can use the science of child development to promote positive development.

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