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Obama and Bezos Could Make Basic Income Work

This week, former U.S. president Barack Obama tentatively<p>endorsed the idea of a universal basic income. The fortune of another American, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, reached $150 billion. Could Bezos and his peers make the UBI dream work?<p>“It’s not just money that a job provides,” Obama said in his …

Economics

Zucchini meatballs make tasty addition to arsenal of squash recipes

I swear those zucchini I planted are on steroids! You’ve got to get them when they are small, not baseball-size, because small not only means tender, …

Recipes

How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A 7-Figure Coaching Business

How many times do you think the average person changes roles during a lifetime?<p>According to a study about baby boomers and their careers conducted by the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, they found that young baby boomers held an average of 11.7 jobs from ages 18 to 48.<p>Even today, …

Entrepreneurship

5 game-changing TED Talks about education

All over the world, there’s growing consensus that our education systems are broken. Here are 5 TED Talks from educators who want to transform how …

Teaching

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

The Best Casserole Recipe from Every State

Take a bite out of the best casserole recipes in the country.<p>Casseroles are comfort food at its finest. To celebrate our favorite casseroles, we …

Cooking

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no …

Pedagogy

The Complex Disadvantages Underlying New York City’s Specialized-High-School Dilemma

I grew up in the Bronx, less than five minutes, by foot, from two of New York City’s specialized public high schools, the tuition-free institutions heralded for their rigor and prestige. I often rode my bike past the entrance to the High School for American Studies, and played Little League in the …

Blueprint for Accountability Systems for Alternative High Schools

Introduction and summary<p>By some measures, educational attainment is the highest it has ever been. National high school graduation rates have risen …

There's not a single US state where a minimum wage worker can afford a 2-bedroom rental, a report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's not a single state, county or metropolitan area in the entire United States where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour can afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment.<p>And if those workers wanted to? They'd have to work 122 hours a week. Every week. All …

Housing

The Nietzschean Shakespeare

Friedrich Nietzsche has no explanation for the process by which Christianity conquered Rome, by which the strong accepted the morality of the weak. …

Ancient History

Teach Them to Listen So They Can Listen to Learn

Listen...<p>Listening, not just hearing but really listening is a skill many students need help with. Some are naturals at it. Others might be bad at …

Classroom Management: A Summer to Plan Ahead

Once you settle into summer break and find yourself thinking back over the past year's successes and struggles, why not explore some fresh tools for …

Discipline Strategies That Promote Healthy Self-Esteem

Disciplining a child for making a poor choice doesn't mean you have to make him feel bad about himself. In fact, discipline that shames children can …

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

The best coding courses for getting started

To quote the late, great Steve Jobs: “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” Here’s our …

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

Bashar al-Assad

3 States Are Pushing Medicaid Reforms That Discriminate Against Black People

Frustrated in their congressional efforts to “reform” Medicaid by ending its status as a personal entitlement and rolling back the expanded coverage …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

15 Summery Grilled Dinners That'll Leave Your Whole Family Full and Happy

For many home cooks, Summer dinner is synonymous with grilling. There's a reason (or three) for that: grilling cooks meat and veggies in a flash, adds a smoky flavor and beautiful char to just about anything, and, best of all, can be done outside on the nicest of Summer evenings. When "cooking" …

Cooking

20 judgments a teacher makes in 1 minute and 28 seconds

Credit: JakeOlimb via Getty ImagesDeborah Loewenberg Ball, an expert in elementary school math instruction and professor of education at the …

1. Pedagogy: “it’s all about the sweet spot”

<i>UK educator Lucy Crehan embarked on a global voyage to the world’s top education systems. In the last IIEP Strategic Debate she shared her top three</i> …

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate

There were only three uses for the blue and white Pfaltzgraf bowls that filled my family’s kitchen cabinets when I was growing up—soup, breakfast cereal, and ice cream. Okay, maybe the occasional chili night. Everything else—pasta, casseroles, roast chicken—we ate off of large dinner plates, offset …

Food

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

<i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The series will examine how schools can</i> …

College & University

Value of Education Isn't Measured Only by Earnings

Schooling provides credentials that lead to higher paying jobs. It also makes us better as human beings.<p>George Mason University economist Bryan Caplan continues to grab the occasional headline with his thesis that formal education is mostly wasted time and money. Caplan’s book, “The Case against …

50 Filling Dinners You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It's rare that anyone gets ready to make dinner on a weeknight and says, "Well, I have too much time on my hands!" So we've combed through our best …

The free and easy way to help kids develop language skills, according to MIT research

By the age of three, wealthy children hear 30 million more words than their poor counterparts, according to a landmark 1995 study (pdf) by researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley. The “30 million word gap” has since become shorthand for the gaping inequalities between high and low-income children. …

University of Washington

10 Food Rules You Should Follow

What should you eat?<p>With so many food choices available to us—from wholesome organic foods to supersized processed offerings—answering this question …