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The Christian Science Monitor

Lenora Chu

6 April 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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To contain the coronavirus and manage overwhelmed health care systems, nurses and doctors are returning from retirement, recent medical graduates are being asked to report early to their hospitals and telehealth is ga...

Mother Jones

Will Peischel

28 March 2020

New Jersey, United States

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While classes have been moved online, medical students across the country are finding ways to help in the fight against COVID-19. At schools like Rutgers in New Jersey, to the University of North Carolina’s Medical Sc...

NPR

Selena Simmons-Duffin

25 March 2020

New York, United States

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Across the United States, hospitals are looking for ways to fill medical professional shortages as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. One creative solution that has emerged in states such as New York, Hawaii, and New H...

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

Rachel Dissell

Ginger Christ

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22 March 2020

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Cuyahoga County enlists medical students and residents to help the overwhelmed city health staff tackle the coronavirus chaos. Among other administrative tasks, students interview patients who have tested positive for...

Mongabay

Sahana Ghosh

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2 March 2020

Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

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As part of a social work graduate program through Alirajpur Post Graduate College, a group of students are using “citizen science” to share their research that water with elevated levels of fluoride can be dangerous t...

The Hechinger Report

Bracey Harris

21 February 2020

Mississippi, United States

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Male teachers of color are often called on to do extra disciplinary work and mentor students of color in other classes in addition to their own. A weekly virtual meetup for Mississpi's male teachers of color provides ...

Chalkbeat

Erica Meltzer

7 February 2020

Colorado, United States

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In Colorado, a bill would scale efforts to recruit teachers to stay and work in their home communities with the goal of diversifying the workforce. Some of the current programs target future educators while they are s...

The Guardian

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

3 February 2020

Kolkata, India

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A nonprofit in India is training victims of sexual assault and trafficking to work as lawyers and seek justice for themselves or others. The program offers both counseling and rehabilitation services and formal legal ...

TVOntario

Karen Black

7 January 2020

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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In Toronto, Canada, two former finance professionals are using their business acumen to help mental health organizations find efficiencies through their non-profit organization Capitalize for Kids. Acting as pro-bono ...

Folks

Priti Salian

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6 January 2020

Germany

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Using role-playing techniques, a new program places future health workers in the shoes of people who face accessibility barriers. The program is intended to show students how simple tasks like going to the grocery sto...

KQED

Vanessa Rancaño

18 December 2019

Compton, California, United States

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To help diversify the teacher workforce, California schools are hosting gatherings for male teachers of color where they can share challenges and experiences. In addition, some schools are providing stipends to teache...

KQED

Vanessa Rancaño

17 December 2019

California, United States

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A program called Future Male Minority Teachers of California at California State University recruits men of color from local communities in California and provides financial and emotional support to students throughou...

The Seattle Times

Katherine Long

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1 December 2019

Danville, Pennsylvania, United States

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School districts in Pennsylvania are overhauling traditional reading curricula in favor of new neuroscience research that shows how the human brain processes sounds and symbols. The program is time-intensive, requirin...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Deagan Urbatsch

29 November 2019

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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To help retain elementary school teachers, an Arizona school district teamed up with the University of Arizona. The program covers the cost of tuition for a student's teaching degree and pays students a monthly stipend.

CALmatters

Elizabeth Aguilera

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26 November 2019

Los Angeles, California, United States

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To counter a growing concern around doctor shortages, California has implemented a series of measures that aim to keep more doctors in the state, especially focusing on rural areas where they are most needed. From loa...

KPBS Public Media

Max Rivlin-Nadler

7 November 2019

Tijuana, Baja California Sur, Mexico

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The cost of higher education in California has continued to rise, and some students close to the Southern border have found a lower-cost and academically competitive alternative at CETYS, a private Mexican university....

CALmatters

Sammy Caiola

15 October 2019

Amador County, California, United States

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To increase the number of mental health professionals in Amador County, California, the county has created an online program that culminates in a certificate or associate degree in human services. Preference to this s...

Burlington Free Press

April McCullum

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2 October 2019

Willow Springs, Missouri, United States

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A scholarship program in Missouri encourages students to stay and teach in their hometowns or nearby areas. In return for funding for tuition, young teachers prepare to work in the rural schools that have faced challe...

Side Effects Public Media

Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

30 September 2019

Sedalia, Missouri, United States

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Rural areas are often underserved when it comes to medical access, but a town in Missouri is working on changing this by immersing medical students in rural life. Offering students a glimpse of small town life while w...

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Juraj Konik

17 September 2019

Slovakia

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A teacher, the product of Teach for Slovakia, is making positive changes in classrooms in which students are falling behind in reading, mathematics, and the natural sciences.

The Hechinger Report

Katy Reckdahl

10 September 2019

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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The Brothers Empowered to Teach (BE2T) initiative recruits college-age people of color to teach in schools in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The fellowship program aims to build a workforce more representative of the ra...

The Connecticut Mirror

Bill Sarno

28 August 2019

Connecticut, United States

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To address the persistent lack of minority teachers in Connecticut classrooms, the Capital Region Education Council has developed a teacher residency program in which local minority college graduates are paid to teach...

U.S. News & World Report

Casey Leins

21 August 2019

Laramie, Wyoming, United States

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Building networks of physicians in rural areas helps reduce shortages of healthcare specialists. A partnership between Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana, known collectively as WWAMI, brings doctors to th...

KPHO-TV

Kristine Harrington

21 August 2019

Arizona, United States

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To address the teacher shortage in Arizona, teachers are partnering with associate teachers enrolled at Arizona State University to team-teach. "The idea is to think of education as we do health care, and support the ...

KPHO-TV

Morgan Loew

12 August 2019

Arizona, United States

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Over the past year, a school in Arizona has filled the gap in teacher vacancies by growing its own teachers from within the community and issuing "emergency teacher certifications." The approach is helping but doesn't...

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