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Here's How This Dedicated Teacher Is Helping Solve Nigeria's Education Problem

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.17.2016 | Impact

With millions of school-aged children in Nigeria lacking access to an education, teacher Monsurat Thomas founded the Bolafade Primary School in 1999 t...

Academics can Change the World - If They Stop Talking Only to Their Peers

The Conversation Africa | Posted 03.09.2016 | Education
The Conversation Africa

Savo Heleta, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Research and creative thinking can change the world. This means that academics have enormous powe...

Marginalized Women Toil and Labor at All Costs To Support their Families

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

Despite frequent glowing media stories about India shining, digitization and IT-enabled cities which are true and show progress in many ways, there still continues to be a ferocious underbelly which encompasses many women workers who have to earn a living to support their families.

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Steve Nelson

America is doubling down on a losing hand. Education reform policy is destined to fail because it is based on a fundamentally flawed understanding of human motivation.

Illinois Is in Good Company: Check Out the 10 Most Corrupt States in the US

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.17.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I don't need a Google search to tell me that Illinois has become synonymous with political corruption. Just look at our track record of governors: four out of the last seven have been to prison (or are still in prison).

Why 100 Kindergarteners Got 'Married'

Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings

A group of Chinese kindergartners recently got lessons in reading, writing and... romance? More than 100 children from a kindergarten in China's He...

Why Does the Catholic Hierarchy Want to Close Sonia Sotomayor's Grammar School?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.04.2013 | Education
Paul LaRosa

In the last couple of weeks, the Archdiocese, as it does nearly every year, released its hit list of schools that it deems expendable come June unless those schools come up with a lot of money and good arguments about why they should not be shuttered.

Kids Too Lazy To Pursue Science Careers? What Poll Shows

Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

David Mielach, BusinessNewsDaily Staff Writer First Published 01/30/2012 01:26 PM EST While job opportunities in science, technolog...

The Deliberation Chamber

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Vander Ark

Who will take the mantle of bipartisan education leadership that Ted Kennedy carried? Breaking with caucus leaders to do the right thing will be uncomfortable but everything is at stake.

What's Wrong With Our Schools? Part II

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

True teaching talent reveals itself when the teacher struggles to engage students in the process, when he refuses to give up until he finds a way to bring about understanding and competence in the student.