4/23/2017

Could Universal Environmental Education Spur A Green Revolution?


Could Universal Environmental Education Spur A Green Revolution?
It’s not just about politics; it’s about preparing the next generation workforce for the inevitable explosion of the clean-tech economy.

April 23, 2017 at 10:41AM
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NPR News: His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn't Go To College, Then He Did

His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn't Go To College, Then He Did
African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?

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4/22/2017

NPR News: DeVos Meets With A Key Union Leader; The Supreme Court Hears A Voucher-Related Case

DeVos Meets With A Key Union Leader; The Supreme Court Hears A Voucher-Related Case
The Education Secretary tours schools with the head of the American Federation of Teachers, the controversy over Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley, and other highlights from the week in education.

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4/21/2017

How Hedge Fund Billionaire James Simons Is Changing Math Education


Before Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons became a hedge fund billionaire, he taught math. Now he's supporting the National Math Festival in Washington, DC and has become a proponent of improving math education in the U.S.

from Forbes Education