Emily Kaplan

Recent Stories

When the bus is the schoolhouse

In a remote region of Appalachia, a preschool on wheels offers a vehicle to improved life outcomes for young children and their families.

At the Telstar Freshman Academy in Maine, service learning is included as part of the curriculum. Bailey Fraser, 15 (left), and her stepsister Leah Kimball, 15, volunteer with Edible Bethel during their service learning block.

All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

At Telstar Freshman Academy, outdoor-based projects are a way to raise students’ ambitions and keep them engaged

‘We want a kid you don’t have any idea what to do with’

Sacramento Academic and Vocational Academy helps very vulnerable students succeed in high school — and beyond