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Kavitha Cardoza

25 October 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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The almost all-black student body at Ron Brown College Prep are met with an almost all-black faculty, cultural competent and responsive instruction, an understanding of the impact of trauma many students bring to the ...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 July 2016

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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The Padua Project in Fort Worth, Texas, has set a goal of getting 100 poor people out of poverty in three years — with a job, three months’ savings and off government assistance. But, is it working?

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

30 June 2016

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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5-15 Minutes

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Padua Project is an innovative program that has a goal of getting poor people out of poverty in three years with a job, three months’ savings and off government assistance. Its unusual success involved a collaboration...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

29 June 2016

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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One of the challenges is that social workers who help poor people typically have large caseloads of clients and lots of paperwork, often leading to burnout. The Padua Project is trying to change that with what they ca...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

28 June 2016

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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For five decades, tens of thousands of people have fought poverty. Trillions of dollars have been spent, but poverty is a stubborn enemy. In the second part of a five-part series, WAMU’s Kavitha Cardoza tells us about...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

21 September 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Across the globe, there are nearly 60 million students studying in Catholic institutions. In the United States, however, those numbers have been falling in recent years, forcing schools to come up with new ways to col...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Auburn, Washington, United States

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Only $2 billion a year is spent on adult education in the U.S. A Washington State program is making the best of that minimal funding by combining skills training with basic education, preparing adults for jobs. The se...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Department of Defense schools boast high test scores, have high graduation rates and are very popular with military families who make use of them. Many choose to live on base just so their children can attend these sc...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Many military children are resilient, but there are also a lot in public schools across the U.S. who experience difficulties. School Liaison Officers help those children by bridging the gap between the military and th...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Today, the Posse Foundation selects 700 students from 10 cities and sends them in groups of 10 to colleges all over the country, creating networks of support to help them succeed. Most are low-income students of color...

WAMU

Kavitha Cardoza

1 August 2014

Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States

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As many as 40 percent of the approximately 2 million military children in the United States are under the age of 5. Educating these young learners has become a priority in recent decades, and the military has become a...

NPR

Kavitha Cardoza

2 November 2013

Shoreline, Washington, United States

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When adults want to return to school, they face many challenges including the experience of long waitlists for classes, and poor relevance to the job skills they need for future employment. The Washington state commu...

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