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What Role Do Teachers Play in Education?

<b>AFTER THE EDUCATION WARS<br>How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reform</b><br>By Andrea Gabor<br>373 pp. The New Press. $27.99.<p>In 2009, Time magazine hailed School of One, an online math program piloted at three New York City public schools, as one of the year’s 50 best innovations. Each day, School of One …

Education

Pak Elections Are Flawed but Poor Rural Voters Are Taking Control

Despite being dogged by allegations of electoral engineering and vote-rigging, this year’s hotly contested general election in Pakistan should be – …

Opinion (India)

Those that Fear the Green Movement, Democracy, and World Government

- Advertisement -<p>Dove of Peace<br>(Image by Jeff Kubina) Permission Details DMCA<p>A world government can be as good as we make it, and we can make a very …

Liberal View

Mawer: Six stocks that offer opportunity for investors amid the correction in emerging markets

<i>Peter Lampert, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets, International Equity, Mawer Investment Management Ltd.</i><p><b>Signal, not noise</b><p>Emerging markets are in the spotlight as they’ve been showing increasing signs of stress. First, it was Argentina’s depreciating currency earlier this year, then Turkey with …

Emerging Markets

Tata Mutual Fund launches multicap fund; offer to end August 31

Tata Mutual Fund on Friday launched an open-ended equity scheme investing across large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap stocks, the fund house said in a …

Investing

4 Challenges With Leveraging Analytics -- And How To Overcome Them

Modern analytics strategies have the potential to uncover new revenue streams, improve the quality of products and services and cultivate closer engagement with profitable customers. But to fully capitalize on this potential, enterprises must balance a complex mix of technical, organizational and …

Data Warehousing

Simply labeling a plan “strategic” doesn’t make it so | Strategy & Corporate Finance

August 13, 2018 – <i>By Chris Bradley</i><p>Business leaders know well what’s expected of them in a strategy meeting: to approve or reject the single proposal …

Management

Given Left's grip on colleges, arranging marriages are easier than holding seminars in India

<b>The malaise towards Indian higher education has made our railway platforms cleaner and technologically better equipped than classrooms.</b><p>It is no news …

India News

Miami-Dade’s next development boondoggles - a mega mall, a soccer stadium, Amazon HQ2?

Miami is at an inflection point. It is an aspiring global city, one that needs to build up its own economy — adding higher paying jobs and addressing …

Opinion

The roadmap to military reform

In the debate on reform in the Indian military, there is a need for clear policy-driven directives that meet India’s national security needs and …

Military

Given the chance, public weighs in on fate of Wilderness Study Areas in Williams' forum

Opinions were divided Wednesday during a public discussion hosted by congressional candidate Kathleen Williams on the future of four dozen Wilderness …

Missoula

What is Developmental Trauma?

Trauma therapists inevitably work with children and adults suffering from developmental trauma. The effects of this can be devastating - for a …

Immune System

$7.11 Bn Blockchain in Energy Market - Global Forecast to 2023 - Leading Players are Microsoft, Accenture, IBM, Infosys, and SAP

DUBLIN, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The "Blockchain in Energy Market by Type (Private, Public), Component (Platform, Services), End-user (Power, Oil & Gas), Application (Energy Trading, Grid Management, Payment Schemes, Supply Chain Management), and Region - Global Forecast to 2023" report has …

Asia Pacific

Rural Canada doesn’t need subsidies to fill the Greyhound gap

<i>Sean Speer and Ken Coates are Munk Senior Fellows at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute.</i><p>The recent announcement that Greyhound will cancel bus services in Northern Ontario and parts of Western Canada has provoked strong reactions – ranging from despair to calls for the affected towns “to die.”<p>Both are …

Canada

Want to Be a Great Leader? This Smart Executive Nails It by Doing 3 Rare Things Daily

The "Chief Coffee Maker" at ThoughtSpot has crafted a unique company culture that employees love.<p>In my interviews with prominent executives and thought-leaders around the globe, I'm always tuning in to fresh perspectives that fall outside the lines of traditional management thinking and …

Money

Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy: A New Approach to Healing

Meditation and mindfulness as treatment modalities for mental disorders.<p><i>by</i><p>, Head of Mindfulness at Welzen App<p>In recent years, much research has …

Mindfulness

Global Biometrics Technology Market Analysis By Top Players, Size, Share Forecasting UpTo 2026

Aug 13, 2018 (marketresearch.biz via COMTEX) -- Worldwide Biometrics Technology Market Research Report represents the proficient analysis of …

Biometrics

What's Next for Belmond?

<i>The Skift New Luxury newsletter is our weekly newsletter focused on the business of selling luxury travel, the people and companies creating and</i> …

Hospitality

4 Sets of Somatic Mindfulness Exercises for People Who Have Experienced Trauma

For many people who have experienced trauma, practicing mindfulness can bring up painful and overwhelming emotions that they don’t necessarily have …

Mindfulness

How to learn an existing code base

Whether it’s your first day at job or a struggling to contribute to any project, it’s really important to understand and master the art of learning, …

Unit Testing

Biomimetic micro/nanoscale fiber reinforced composites

Over hundreds of millions of years of evolution, nature has produced a myriad of biological materials that serve either as skeletons or as defensive …

Nanotech

OP-ED: Wesley Bell's Victory in St. Louis County Is a Huge Win for Criminal Justice Reform

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist)<p>Just over four years ago, on August 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered by police officer …

Justice

Business Book of the Year 2018 — the longlist | Financial Times

The ups and downs of capitalism — past, present and future — are addressed by many of the books in contention for this year’s Financial Times and …

Books

Heterogeneous integration of contact-printed semiconductor nanowires for high-performance devices on large areas

1.<p>Dasgupta, N. P. et al. 25th anniversary article: semiconductor nanowires–synthesis, characterization, and applications. <i>Adv. Mater.</i> <b>26</b>, 2137–2184 …

Nanotech

Hepatitis needn't kill, if we fight it right

This World Hepatitis Day, on July 28, set off yet another year of grim diagnosis and treatment. An estimated 1.4 million people die each year in the …

Public Health

Best case, worst case for markets: Here’s how it could play out

The second-quarter earnings season was stellar, with the fastest earnings per share (EPS) growth and the highest percentage of positive EPS surprises …

Markets

Canal House's Genius Chicken Thighs with Lemon Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> "Short of turning chicken on a spit over live wood embers, I know of no better process for cooking chicken, nor one that delivers more satisfying or true flavors,” Paul Bertolli wrote of this technique, which he calls "bottom-up cooking," in Cooking by Hand.<p>You don’t sear, and you …

Cooking

Bringing Kashmiri stories to life

Unlike current-affairs discussions that anaesthetise the Kashmir problem, fiction reminds us that human lives are involved too<p>Why should you read the …

Books

eWhispers investing profile on StockTwits

eWhispers<p>Earnings Whispers<p>Follow<p>Message<p>About<p>Short-term equity trading around earnings based on professional buy and sell-side expectations combined …

Investing

Why WisdomTree Is Going Active With Our Multifactor ETFs

<i>By Jeremy Schwartz, CFA, Director of Research</i><p>WisdomTree aspires to be at the forefront of innovative ways for marrying the benefits of the …

Investing