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Celebs Withdraw Support for Keaton Jones As Mother Addresses Racism Accusations

As the fallout over Keaton Jones’ mother continues, celebrities have pulled their support for the bullied boy. And now, his mother is speaking out on …

The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts

ACRL announces the publication of <i>The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts</i> by Mary Francis, book number 71 in ACRL’s Publications in …

Teaching

Superintendent's Summit on My Brother's Keeper

The criteria include: an ability to listen and lead with compassion, and a commitment to seeing the mentoring cycle to completion.<p><b>From Mt. Vernon …

LISTEN: How to use research to ensure every child succeeds

The last thing Sir Kevan Collins, chief executive of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), wants teachers to do is to log on to the …

Everything We Know About LeBron James’ Akron School

The school is expected to open next fall for third and fourth graders.<p>NBA demigod LeBron James had a huge win off the court this week when his dream …

I’m In A Psychologically Abusive Relationship With My Mother

Hi, I’m 33 years old, and I’m in an abusive relationship.<p>With my mom.<p>And while I cannot tell you how I got here — how we got here — somehow I became …

What We Fundamentally Misunderstand About How We Learn

Everyone can leverage a few basic techniques to learn just about anything.<p><i>What do most people misunderstand about the learning process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Adam Lupu,</b> …

Instagram posts can reveal depression better than anything patients tell their doctors

Our social media posts say more about us than we realize, including when we need help. In a paper published today (Aug. 8) in the journal EPJ Data Science, a pair of researchers found that an algorithm flagging a few key signs in people’s Instagram posts may be able to diagnose depression more …

Social Media

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else

The science is out of UPenn and Stanford; the wisdom is timeless.<p>When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? …

Self-improvement

Abstinence-Only Education Is Ineffective And Unethical, Report Argues

Abstaining from sexual activity is a surefire way to prevent pregnancy and avoid sexually transmitted diseases. But programs advocating abstinence often fail to prevent young people from having sex, researchers write in the September issue of the <i>Journal of Adolescent Health</i>.<p>Such programs, sometimes …

Public Health

'I worked as a prosecutor. Then I was arrested. The experience made a man out of me. It made a black man out of me'

Paul Butler, author of the acclaimed book Chokehold, worked as a criminal prosecutor. Then he himself was arrested<p>Paul Butler, author of the new book Chokehold: Policing Black Men, argues the US criminal justice system is institutionally constructed to control African American men. But, he says, …

African-American News

Everything White People Think About Affirmative Action Is Wrong

After uniting with Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Betsy DeVos to form the Trump administration’s version of the Caucasian Avengers, Jeff Sessions …

Saving vs. Paying Off Debt: Which Should You Do First?

Let’s be completely honest. When entering adulthood, it’s always a game of this or that — especially when it comes to money.<p>Should you buy that car …

1 in 4 Americans have to refuse medical care because they can’t afford it

Workers pay an average of $1,318 out of pocket before they meet their deductible. Many don’t have that kind of money.<p>A healthy body is a luxury …

The 3-minute workout you can do while you're watching TV

Let’s face it. Most of us would rather lie on the sofa after a hard day’s work than head to the gym. And while it’s fine to binge-watch TV for an …

New Research Shows Education Won't Fix Inequality

A new study shows giving more Americans a college education will help lower-income groups, but won't do much to close the income gap.<p>There is a …

Warren Buffett, Oracle Of Omaha, Can Also Address Gasoline Alley

NEW YORK — It’s no wonder people come from near and far to hang on every word when Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, makes an appearance, as he did today at the Automotive Forum, co-sponsored by the National Automobile Dealers Association and J.D. Power and Associates.<p>He’s just so darn …

3 Warren Buffett Habits We Should All Adopt

While we can't be Warren Buffett, there are three things we can do to help us try to match his success.<p>Warren Buffett has grown from a boy who at 7 …

A Disney-Themed Photo Shoot in the World’s Largest Monastery Library

The Admont Abbey in Austria is one of the oldest monasteries in the world, and inside is the largest monastic library in the world. The grand library …