Melanie Smollin

From her outpost on the East Coast, Melanie Smollin writes about all things education for TakePart.

Job Title: 
Education Contributor

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Unlikely players are jumping into the teacher certification game. Who's on the up and up?
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Disorder impostors game system for drugs and extra time on tests, SATs.
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Should kids’ grades call the shots on who teaches and who goes home?
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Dealing with no-shows is essential to improving a school’s academic performance.
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The armed forces limits graduates with non-traditional degrees—a new bill may change that.
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Some educators and school officials are majoring in shady business.
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The Dept. of Education releases tiered guidelines to legally deal with racial imbalance in schools.
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A new study sends an important message about the myth of boys’ superior math ability.
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Bullying, special needs, standardized testing—all reasons why parents snatch kids from conventional schools.

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