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Why Students Are Still Spending So Much for College Textbooks

New technologies are revolutionizing education—but they’re also keeping prices high.<p>After settling into his dorm this past fall, John McGrath, a freshman at Rutgers University, took the campus shuttle to the school bookstore. He waited in line for 40 minutes clutching a list of four …

Higher Education

Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war has killed thousands. Trump just invited him to the White House.

Lorraine Badoy, a doctor in the Philippine capital of Manila, remembers exactly when she began to see Rodrigo Duterte as someone she could call “my president.”<p>It was November 2013, threeyears before Duterte became the president of the Philippines, unleashed a violent crackdown on the nation’s drug …

Asia

Trump and the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte have a lot more in common than you think

"Oh, f—," Manila-based writer and legislative researcher Gang Badoy Capati wrote on her Facebook page, referring to how US President Barack Obama must have reacted to Hillary Clinton's loss.<p>Capati called Trump "an obvious non-choice...a glaring un-President...Now I get why [business magnate] Elon …

Asia

Albuera police chief: Kerwin Espinosa told pa about cash for Richard Gomez

Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido, chief of the Albuera Municipal Police, was the first cop to arrest Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. and the first to make …

A school's "no homework" policy led to kids getting better grades and it's a super inspiring story

In grade school, homework was the bane of our existence. It wasn’t uncommon to glance around to see a classmate working on assignments for other …

Teaching

Philippines: Victims oppose Duterte on Marcos burial | Philippines

<b>Manila, Philippines -</b> On the night of March 24, 1983, around 30 government commandos, with "Rambo-style ammunition", raided a house in the southern Philippine city of Davao, where Hilda Narcisco and three other church workers were staying.<p>It was the height of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship, and …

Asia

Under Duterte, is the Philippines undergoing Finlandization?

Philippine President<p>Rodrigo Duterteis on a tear. In just the last two weeks, he has expressed a desire to separate his country from the United States, declared his intention to kick U.S. military personnel out of the Philippines, and appeared ready to drop territorial sovereignty claims in the …

Philippine President Duterte: 'I announce my separation from the United States'

Philippine President<p>Rodrigo Duterteannounced Thursday that he was “separating” from the United States and embracing China as the new best friend of the Philippines.<p>The 71-year-old president, famous for blunt, often profane rhetoric, announced his country's realignment in a state visit to Beijing, …

Visayas ‘drug lord’ Kerwin Espinosa arrested in Abu Dhabi

Alleged Visayas drug lord Rolan ‘Kerwin’ Espinosa was reportedly spotted by OFWs in Abu Dhabi. INQUIRER RILE<p>Alleged bigtime drug lord Roland “Kerwin” …

Abu Dhabi

Duterte says children killed in Philippines drug war are 'collateral damage'

‘With the policeman and the M16, it’s one burst, brrrr, and [he] hits 1,000 people there,’ explains Philippines president<p>Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has referred to innocent people and children as “collateral damage” in his war on drugs because police use automatic weapons …

Asia

Philippines: Playing dead to survive Duterte's drug war

<b>Manila, Philippines</b> - He was left for dead for an hour, his bullet ridden body slumped face down in a dimly lit corner near Manila Bay, soaked in his own pool of blood dripping onto the concrete pavement.<p>Police said that Francisco Santiago Jr and another man, George Huggins, were shot dead during …

Human Rights

Vicente Alvarez Dizon, artist who won over Dali, remembered in book

JOSEFINA Henson before her father’s winning work<p>ANGELES CITY—Josefina Henson has scant memories about her father, artist Vicente Alvarez Dizon. She …

15 Time Management Skills To Master Before You're 30

NOT ENOUGH HOURS IN THE DAY? CONSIDER THIS: EVEN IF YOU WORK 60 HOUR WORK WEEKS AND SLEEP 8 HOURS A NIGHT (HEH), YOU STILL HAVE 52 HOURS EACH WEEK TO …

Philippines drugs war: The woman who kills dealers for a living

<b>The Philippines is in the midst of a brutal war on drugs sanctioned by the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, which has seen almost 2,000 killings in a matter of weeks. The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the country's dark underbelly of dealers and assassins through the story of one woman</b> …

Asia

What’s behind Filipino strongman Duterte’s popularity?

Extrajudicial killings have skyrocketed in the Philippines, with the approval of the new president. Why does so much of the country support him?<p>On …

How To Handle A Class That Tests You Right From The Get-Go

By onAugust 20, 2016<p>You begin the school year with so much hope.<p>But then, not an hour after teaching your classroom management plan, your students …

Behavior Expectations and How to Teach Them

Because educators are well trained to deal with academic failures and missteps, we know that this isn't the way to handle the issues with an academic …

This District Is Trying To Improve Student Achievement By Making Kids Feel Good About Themselves

Students who distract peers with stories and jokes aren’t labeled “class clowns” at Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Maryland. Instead, they’re lauded for having “presence.”<p>And when parents and students meet with teachers to discuss student progress, teachers rarely focus on students’ …

Education

What’s in a grade?

A number of students did not believe that the stated criteria represented how they would actually be assessed<p>Undergraduate students in the 1970s and …

Pedagogy

Angela Santomero

<b>Angela C. Santomero</b> (born 1968) is an American television executive producer and co-creator of the long-running Nickelodeon children's television …

6 Tips for Teachers Headed Back To The Classroom

In the Classroom: 101 Ways to Rock Your World was written as a gift to teachers -- new ones and the ones who have been in the trenches for years. Where would anyone of us be without a teacher at some point in our lives? I'll bet, no matter what your age, you can still name a teacher that had an …

Teaching

Get Started On Tomorrow Tonight If You Want Any Hope of Getting Ahead

Every time you go through the day and wind up behind, you tell yourself “Tomorrow will be better.” Then you go to sleep with no idea how you’re going …

Students' Broken Moral Compasses

The pressures of national academic standards have pushed character education out of the classroom.<p>A few months ago, I presented the following scenario to my junior English students: Your boyfriend or girlfriend has committed a felony, during which other people were badly harmed. Should you or …

Education

We must never get used to this

Jennelyn Olaires holds her partner and alleged drug pusher Michael Siaron 30, a pedicab driver, who was shot and killed by unidentified assailants. …

Duterte cracks up audience; speech no tearjerker

INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC<p>In the first state event directed by an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, the main star went off-script not once… but …

Asia

5 Things About Asean and the South China Sea Dispute - Briefly - WSJ

1 Legal Loss for China Share on Twitter<p>On July 12, an international arbitration tribunal at The Hague ruled that China’s so-called “nine-dash line,” a demarcation it uses to claim most of the South China Sea, had no legal basis under the U.N. Convention of the Law of the Sea, a treaty to which …

China