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The Cute Reason Kids Are Interviewing Their Parents On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

This holiday weekend will be about more than Thanksgiving treats and extra days off from school for eighth-grader Shreya Nair. Shreya will also spent ...

Small School Blues; Big School Hopes

Write for the Future | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Write for the Future

by Jack Reiss Prompt: Please provide a statement that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve. You can type ...

What a Greater Good School Looks Like

Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D.

Seth M. R. Jaipuria School in Lucknow is helping to counter the impact of these challenges by encouraging students to tap into their own and others' humanity through the practices of gratitude, self-compassion, mindfulness and more -- all of which are transforming the school.

6 Leaders to Be Thankful for

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.

Which Test Is It Better to Take -- The New SAT or the Current One?

Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D.

Many students are asking the question should I take the current SAT or the ACT or take the New SAT which will be offered in March 2016. Some things you should know about the current ACT and New SAT both of which are quite similar.

How Can Cities Help Youth With the School-to-Work Transition?

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 11.24.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

The skills gap is a widespread problem, but the solutions to it will likely be local, diverse, and community-driven.

Those Teachable Moments in a Standardized World

Jacob Stewart | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Jacob Stewart

They say there's no such thing as a stupid question. 'They' have clearly never been a middle school teacher.

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.24.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

Snippet Park: Remember those words. Thinking differently sure makes the world a more friendly and accessible place. And the experience I felt straig...

Fired Teacher Arrested After Video Shows Him Pull Out Boy's Chair

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.24.2015 | Crime

A former Connecticut middle school teacher was arrested Monday night after video surfaced showing him pulling a chair out from under a student, causi...

Going Back To College For Just One Day

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.24.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigious universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, science and politics.

10 Things to Know for a Great Career

Richard Koch | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Should you go to college? To business school? What kind of first job is ideal? Which career path will be most satisfying for you and make the most money fastest?

Robin Rivers: Getting Back Up

A Teacher Like You | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
A Teacher Like You

We get so caught up in testing that we're forgetting to nurture kids. We forget that school isn't just a place to learn, but a place to grow and become a person. That person in charge of that classroom, who kids are looking up to, needs to be a nurturer and a caregiver, a counselor and a relationship guru.

Smarter, Creative Philanthropy for a Complex World

Sonal Shah | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Sonal Shah

Within portfolios, philanthropy can reward more entrepreneurial approaches to public-private partnerships, cutting-edge technology, cross-sector data and civic engagement. And it can leverage a modern toolkit, including social impact bonds and other innovative financing mechanisms, impact investing and outcome-focused partnerships with civil society, government and industry.

"Minty Meets Her Massa"

Taii K. Austin | Posted 11.23.2015 | Black Voices
Taii K. Austin

MINTY MEETS HER MASSA is a satire on the sanitization of American history in textbooks. PLEASE WATCH UNTIL THE END TO FULLY UNDERSTAND THE MESSAGE. ...

Our Chat on Improving Education

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Rep. Charles Rangel

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Colleges to Replace History With Soothing Images of Sunsets and Waterfalls

Spencer Green | Posted 11.23.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"It's important that campuses be havens of maximum comfort for students to explore their own deeply important, personal, and self-actualizing ideas, free from the unpleasant psychic residue and general ickiness of people and events of the past," said Harlan P. Wentwich, President of Sniveling Worm University.

The Spectrum of Educational Trauma

Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Lee-Anne Gray Psy.D

Current methods of education, and evaluating academic achievement, are causing long-term damage to people and communities, with the greatest impact occurring in people of color, and in low-income areas.

Turning Black Friday to Green

Ben Klasky | Posted 11.23.2015 | Green
Ben Klasky

It's the week of Thanksgiving, which means that Black Friday is also looming around the corner. By now there's a good chance you've heard that national retailer REI plans to close all 140+ of its stores on the biggest shopping day of the year, paying its employees to take the day off and enjoy the great outdoors.

When Does Political Correctness Go Too Far?

Michael Russnow | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Michael Russnow

Last week some students at Princeton petitioned the school to stop tributes to Woodrow Wilson, its former university president and, more importantly, our former U.S. president, including the possible renaming of the prestigious Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

5 Key Behaviors of Entrepreneurs: An Interview with Yale's Kyle Jensen

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 11.23.2015 | Education
Rebekah Iliff

Can an entrepreneurial spirit be learned? Maybe. Consider how passion can be contagious - once it catches on, there's no telling how big a flame can grow.

Should You Get a Real Estate License to Invest?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 11.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dean Graziosi

An early question many people have if they're getting serious about actively investing in real estate is whether to get a real estate license or not. After all, if you're out there buying and selling homes, it can be great to save the commissions and increase your income on every deal. Especially with fix and flip, there can be some decent savings if you can avoid using real estate agent commissions.

Girl's Education: A Pathway to a Better Life

Karen Sherman | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Karen Sherman

What Works in Girls Education, a new book, extols the far-reaching benefits of educating young women and girls around the world. In study after study, the evidence presented only confirms what many of us already suspected -- girl's education is among the smartest and most worthy investments a country can make.

Chicago and Havana: A Musical Connection At The Auditorium Theater

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I recently enjoyed a scintillating evening of international cultural exchange featuring a concert of orchestral musical magic at Chicago's famous Au...

On Child Rights Treaty's 26th Anniversary, U.S. Stands Alone

Dr. Jody Heymann | Posted 11.21.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jody Heymann

Twenty-six years ago this week, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a landmark global treaty establishing binding commitments to uphold children's health, education, and equal opportunities.