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Pros and Cons: Return of the Polar Vortex (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Bill Gates Talks the Next Big Thing (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Bill Gates Debunks Myths About Poverty (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Preview 1/22/14 (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts a Discussion on Education

Yesterday, to support the President’s “North Star” Goal -- that by 2020, Americans will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world -- First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a discussion with education stakeholders about the challenges and best practices regarding education …

Bloomberg's Education Plan Is Working: Don't Ditch It

Since the outgoing mayor took office, New York City's high-school graduation rates are up. There are more high-quality schools. Money is distributed more equitably.<p>Bill de Blasio, the likely next New York City mayor, has made a lot of promises about public education. No additional charter schools; …

Texas’ possibly unconstitutional biology lessons now happen in charter schools | Ars Technica

With biology textbook battles behind the state, its charter schools may be next.<p>The Texas state school board has just wrapped up a long, difficult …

Welfare overhaul: even the experienced and educated are vulnerable

Jennifer Meyers-Smith, who has a law degree but cannot find work, says proposed changes are a concern for ‘mature’ people<p>Jennifer Meyers-Smith has a law degree, decades of experience in the education sector and is on Newstart.<p>The 56-year-old is one of the people left feeling “nervous” after the …

Snobbery about vocational education is denying our children opportunities

Could Michael Gove's Ebacc subjects lead to worse youth unemployment?<p>It is comforting to believe that one child's success need not diminish another's. In reality, we cannot avoid turning some children into sacrificial lambs. For the past four years, the government has pushed schools to focus on …

Beware! Pearson's Plan for Education Is Coming to a Country Near You

In the United States school districts are traditionally organized and funded locally. Parents, teachers, and school and district administrators usually only think about state and national issues when they feel pressed from above by state imposed budget cuts or federal demands for curriculum change …

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