Posts Tagged by Education

Tim Cook: ‘If I were a world leader, my goal would be to monopolize the world’s talent’ (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave new and detailed comments on immigration and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program while he was on a panel with Michael Bloomberg at a conference on Wednesday. Immigration is “the biggest issue of our time,” Cook said. “This goes […]

This Man Teaches Kids In The South Why The Civil Rights Movement Matters Today

“History could repeat itself.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Schools are banning best friends to protect students’ feelings

Members of the royal family aren’t often told what they can and can’t do. But just a few days into his first year of school, 4-year-old Prince George already faces a mandate: No best friends allowed. Thomas’s Battersea, the school George attends, bans kids from […]

The most affordable college in every state

If you want to go to college, it’s more expensive than ever. Tuition at both public and private schools in the US continues to rise at a fast clip, and Americans collectively owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. But that doesn’t mean […]

College President Hosts Black Students With Cotton Centerpieces, Collard Greens

The meeting was ostensibly so school leaders could learn more about black students to help them succeed. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Some private schools in New York City cost more than $50,000 a year — more than many colleges

The cost to attend some private K-12 schools in New York City has crept above $50,000 annually, The Wall Street Journal reported. The rising cost in just the last five years is steep. Median tuition and fees at Manhattan private schools are $44,050 compared to […]

Does Hollywood Have A Bias Against Films Portraying Disability?

The MPAA cited “thematic elements” in its rating decision for So B. It. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

5th-Grade Teacher Who Asked Students To Justify KKK Gets Suspended

The assignment asked students: “You are a member of the KKK. Why do you think your treatment of African Americans is justified?” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Alt-right, froyo, and ransomware are officially in the dictionary, along with these other words

Merriam-Webster added more than 250 new words to its online dictionary on Monday, and “alt-right,” “froyo,” and “ransomware” all made the cut. The newly added words come from a variety of fields, from politics and business to technology and sports. “Alt-right” has been in use […]

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — a short film reveals its key findings

In 1971, a psychologist named Julian Stanley issued the SAT to a group of 12- and 13-year-olds in an experiment that would eventually become one of the most revealing studies of human achievement. The “Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth,” or SMPY, has tracked 5,000 of […]

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