videoAug 24, 2014 7:45 pm
Shark Week is absurdly popular. Maybe it’s not absurd since sharks are pretty much awesome. It’s not surprising that people are hungry for information about these tantalizingly terrifying beasts. So shouldn’t Discovery Channel be … you know … informing people?
photoJul 31, 2014 12:10 pm
videoJul 23, 2014 3:13 pm
Australian children really have it tough compared to their peers. Or do they? Warning: This is satire.
photoJul 21, 2014 8:24 pm
According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000 have a master’s degree or Ph.D.
videoJul 14, 2014 1:15 pm
Diane Ravitch has no problem getting squarely in the middle of our education debate. As an unabashed critic about where much of education reform is going, she’s bound to rub some people the wrong way. But her points about testing and the root problems of our education system are definitely worth hearing.
photoJul 09, 2014 7:17 pm
I was driving past a business here in the Houston Heights, when I glimpsed this painted on the side of the building. I recognized that iconic WWII poster before I realized it was not just any woman, but 14 year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was attacked for wanting an education. The words next to her are her quote, ( “I don’t mind if I have to sit on the floor at school.) All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one.”
This is gorgeous.
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photoMay 28, 2014 11:38 am
For generations, high school students have been told that good grades matter, a strong grade point average (GPA) will lead to acceptance to a reputable college, which will eventually lead to a well-paying job. And for generations, teenagers have asked this question: Is there really a connection between a high school GPA and the size of one’s future bank account? According to new research from the University of Miami, there is. But if you’re a woman, you may not be happy about the correlation.
photoMay 25, 2014 11:37 am
Some teachers took a survey, and here are a few of the results.
Next time you see a teacher, thank them. Please? And yes, paying taxes to support schools is the right thing to do.