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Identifying and Supporting Girls with Depression

By Stephanie Filio A recent Washington Post article grabbed the attention of educators by pointing out statistics that show a rising trend of depression in girls, and at alarmingly younger ages than before. One study showed that symptoms begin presenting … Continue reading

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Women in Education: A Bit of History and a Few Trailblazers

In 1817, nineteen-year-old Abigail Powers was a school teacher in Sempronius, a small town in central New York. She also ran a lending library, not yet a common thing even in larger cities. Among her students was eighteen-year-old Millard Fillmore, … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day: A Call to Action

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Human Rights Day on December 10 calls us to pay attention to conditions and concerns facing children and their families around the world. In particular this year, … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Three Empowering Career Books for Young Women

March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the advancements women have made in history and focus on the challenges women must overcome. One of the ways we can educate and empower young women is to expose them … Continue reading

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Sister to Sister: When You Fail, Take Your Own Advice

by Alexa Salvato, New Moon Girls With school starting up in the next few weeks, many teens will be pushing themselves hard to achieve in many ways. Here is a blog post written by Alexa Salvato, a mentor at New … Continue reading

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