Brian Holliday

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Google celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week by assigning new features to Classroom

The first full week of May is designated in the U.S. as Teacher Appreciation Week. It happens to be this week. And in honor of the occasion, Google …

Liberal ears perk up as Clinton aide floats debt-free college

Robby Mook’s declaration sends a message to progressive activists.<p>When Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager said the words “debt-free college” in an interview with CNBC on Wednesday morning, liberal ears perked up.<p>Robby Mook’s declaration — “what voters are looking for in this election is someone …

Inside Clinton's Benghazi emails

<b>(CNN) —</b> The day after the Benghazi terror attack, a staffer for Arizona Sen. John McCain emailed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's office to convey praise for her remarks to State Department employees after the attack.<p>Her statement to employees about the tragedy was "wonderful, strong and …

Hillary Clinton

Obama Wins: John Boehner Admits Republicans Don't Have The Votes To Stop Iran Deal

Speaker of the House John Boehner is privately admitting that Republicans don’t have the votes to stop President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.<p>The …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Clinton vows to rebuild state parties after Obama-era wipeout

The Democratic front-runner tells early state activists she’ll work to reverse the party’s sweeping local losses.<p>CONCORD, N.H. — Hillary Clinton had a message to relay in private meetings with state and local Democrats during her highly-choreographed swings through Iowa and New Hampshire this …

10 Big Facts You Didn't Know About WWI

It’s been a hundred years since Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo in 1914. That, of course, set off the chain of reactions and …

Carly Fiorina, in Iowa, vows to keep throwing punches at Hillary Clinton

WAUKEE, Iowa — Within seconds of taking the stage in the packed suburban megachurch Saturday night, Carly Fiorina was mocking Hillary Rodham Clinton — and offering herself as a Republican alternative.<p>Fiorina, a wealthy former corporate chief executive, compared Clinton’s recent visit to the state …

Sir Ken Robinson has a lot to say about U.S. school reform (it isn’t good)

The previous post is an excerpt from a new book by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica, titled “Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Changing Education.” Changing education is what Robinson has been all about for some years, as a professor, author, and adviser to governments and numerous …

Bizarre but True Facts: Canada in WWII

From the Holocaust to the famous Christmas Eve armistice, war tends to bring out the worst and the best in people, and it sometimes takes decades …

UN History: 7 Quotes from 70 Years Ago - United Nations Foundation

<i>Wounded Veterans arrive at Opera House in San Francisco on April 27, 1945 for the Second Plenary Session of the conference that created the United</i> …

This much I (DON’T) know about…why Education is not on the General Election agenda

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50 this much I (DON’T) know about why Education is not on the …

Elections

Is America ready for President Graham?

In 1994, Lindsey Graham, then a 39-year-old South Carolina legislator, ran for Congress in a district that he said had not elected a Republican since Union guns made it do so during Reconstruction. He promised that in Washington he would be “one less vote for an agenda that makes you want to throw …

Europe recalls the horror 70 years after Nazi camps liberated

At the site of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, the president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, recalled the shock of the first images to emerge from the camp when it was liberated 70 years ago.<p>"We saw the bulldozers pushing naked bodies into open pits. The walking …

World History

Sign the Petition

A federal lawsuit alleges New Jersey's Pennsauken School District failed to provide adequate education to an autistic student, then retaliated …