college http://wwno.org en Bring Your Own Presents: 'No Second Chances' http://wwno.org/post/bring-your-own-presents-no-second-chances <p><a href="http://bringyourownstories.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Bring Your Own&nbsp;</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">is&nbsp;a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 49432 at http://wwno.org Bard Early College High School Seeks Thinkers Not Numbers http://wwno.org/post/bard-early-college-high-school-seeks-thinkers-not-numbers <p>College and high school classes are different. And, surprisingly, what many high schools do in the interest of college prep is out of step with what liberal arts colleges actually want.</p><p>In New Orleans, where our successful future depends upon thinkers who can unravel complex problems, there&rsquo;s one school actively selecting students based on their curiosity and drive, rather than their grades and test scores.&nbsp; Eve Abrams steps inside the admissions process at Bard Early College in New Orleans.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:12:25 +0000 Eve Abrams 17603 at http://wwno.org