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Interacting with Therapy Dogs Can Improve Struggling College Students’ “Thinking” Skills

New research finds that college students at risk of failing academically showed significant improvement in executive functioning after interacting with therapy dogs one hour a week for a month. Read more

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Khan Academy founder shares tips on summer learning
"CBS This Morning"/Yahoo News, June 1, 2021

There’s a massive child-care worker shortage and the market can’t fix it
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AERA Launches 2021 Virtual Research Learning Series—June 2 Opening
AERA has launched the 2021 Virtual Research Learning Series offering six professional development courses on a breadth of topics. Taught by leading experts in the field, the series runs from June 2 to July 8. Read more

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