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Tara Drinks

Editorial Coordinator

Tara Drinks is an editorial coordinator at Understood. She is also the creator and lead writer of The New Journalist, an online news site. A native of Long Island, New York, Tara has a B.A. in mass communications with a concentration in journalism from the University of Bridgeport. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the New York Association of Black Journalists.

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Learning by Doing: Cultivating Agency in Students with Disabilities

Written by Maria Bucon-Scales and Ace Parsi | 3 days ago

One of the challenges students can face within our current education system is being presented with curriculum that they struggle to connect with. Many of our education reform efforts fail because students are disengaged and end up dropping out of a system that does not meet their needs or prepare them for the future. Brain … Continue reading Learning by Doing: Cultivating Agency in Students with Disabilities

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