Articles written by: Yun Mi Park

Yun Mi Park

Yun Mi Park serves as the Community Engagement Facilitator for the Southern Education Desk. Her previous work includes writing and reporting for a weekly publication, handling technology and business to business accounts at a public relations agency, and serving as the business development director where she worked closely with colleges and universities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Criminology from Auburn University and resides in Atlanta.

Your Thoughts On Turnaround Schools
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Your Thoughts On Turnaround Schools

A recap of the responses we received when we asked our audience to share experiences with Turnaround Schools. Are there characteristics that are common to all turnaround schools and can other schools use them as a model for achieving their own success? What are the elements needed to turn a school around?

Bus Trip Across Georgia: A Photo Slideshow, Part 2
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Bus Trip Across Georgia: A Photo Slideshow, Part 2

See how Georgia students and teachers are adapting to a world of learning through the use of technology in the second part of my GPEE bus trip photo feature.

Turnaround Schools: How Do You Make It Happen?
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Turnaround Schools: How Do You Make It Happen?

We are looking for “turnaround schools” – failing schools that have turned themselves around and found success. We’d love to hear from you – not only to get your answers to various questions but also to solicit your help in finding suitable schools to profile. Share here.

Bus Trip Across Georgia: A Picture Slideshow, Part 1
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Bus Trip Across Georgia: A Picture Slideshow, Part 1

Part one of a two-part photo feature of my recent travels to Georgia’s schools with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education on the use of technology in today’s classrooms.

Photo taken and provided by Bill Maddox with GPEE.
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GPEE Annual Bus Trip Across Georgia

An interactive map and overview of our recent visits to North Georgia schools with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education.

Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Decision: We Want To Hear From You
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Georgia Charter Schools Amendment Decision: We Want To Hear From You

Georgia has reached its decision on its charter schools amendment, and now we want to hear from you. Let your voice be heard! Share your thoughts, joys, frustrations, concerns and feedback with us here.

Helicopter crew right before the first safety briefing on the day of the first installation in San Jose de Maipo. Foreground pictured from left to right: Ben Cohen and Travis Horsley.
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TOHL Project Attempts To Bring Water To All

Four college graduates team up to help make portable water available to everyone around the world. The project’s conception was a direct result of BBC’s extensive coverage of the Haiti earthquake in early 2010.

Photo by B. Brown, courtesy of Flickr
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Students Share All In Dropout Conversation

The Southern Education Desk and Alabama Public Television partnered to host a Conversation Cafe to find out why students drop out of school as part of the American Graduate initiative. Featured via Storify.