What's the Point of High School in a Small Fishing Town?

Fifteen-year-old Elliot Nevells spends his summers working on a lobster boat. The days are long and grueling, but he doesn’t mind. He comes from a family of fishermen and, like many teens in his island community off the eastern coast of Maine, already makes good money lobstering. That&rsqu...

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Personalized Learning Podcast: NESSC Facilitates Knowledge Sharing

In this third episode of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s Personalized Learning podcast series, Cheryl Niehaus, program officer for the Dell Foundation, interviews Mark Kostin, associate director at Great Schools Partnership, and Debra Stoleroff, Renaissance Program coordinator at Twin...

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