Illinois has a shortage of teachers. Other states offer a streamlined curriculum which specializes in your area of teaching. This cuts down on time and money spent on college costs and helps students who have financial difficulties.
Helping ease insecurities about lack of food and shelter in turn helps kids be more open to learning and succeeding in the classroom. Ryan Riley, Pres. and State Dir., Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania, talks to host Jill Horner about pairing professionals with students and families, and how the community can help. www.cisofpa.org
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Richard Schultz, Executive Director, Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond. They discuss how they work with 110 early childhood partners across the Greater Richmond Area to create the vision for school readiness.
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The AANHPI community is the fastest growing population in the U.S. with immigration playing a significant role. However, Asian Americans are not well-represented in public service positions. Victoria Tran, chair of the Board of Directors for the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership discusses efforts to empower Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth by increasing access to public service opportunities and building a strong AANHPI public service pipeline.