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Early Warning System

Sustainability Begins in Sendai

A View from the United Nations | Posted 05.12.2015 | Home
A View from the United Nations

Japan occupies a special place in the recent history of human development because of its early support for the idea that reducing disaster risk is essential if we are to make progress on sustainable development.

Pop-up Politics: East Timor's Struggle for Stability and security

Kyle Knight | Posted 09.20.2014 | Home
Kyle Knight

Timor-Leste's current stability could be undermined by a sharp decline in oil revenues and leadership challenges if the country's first president and current prime minister Xanana Gusmão steps down later this year as announced.

There's No Funding For Potentially Life-Saving Earthquake Tech

Ventura County Star | Teresa Rochester | Posted 03.12.2014 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- After the Northridge earthquake struck in January 1994, creating a map showing the epicenter, magnitude and shaking took two months. T...

Common Core Needs a Team Effort

John Thompson | Posted 09.09.2012 | Education
John Thompson

School systems must also be willing to address chronic absenteeism and chronic disorder before we can systematically teach for mastery.

Learning From Japan's Disaster

Christal Smith | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a delegation of first responders from throughout California recently returned from a fact finding mission to the earthquake torn areas of Northern Japan to learn lessons that can be applied here.

California Schools Establish 'Early Warning System' To Identify Potential Dropouts

| Matthew Rosin and Sue Frey | Posted 05.05.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of California's EdSource Extra. Some school districts in California are working to establish an "early warning syst...