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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 11.25.2015 | 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.

The Best-Kept Home Mortgage Loan Secret

Ryan Poelman | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Ryan Poelman

There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all kn...

Tear Down or Add on as a Rental Investment Play

Scott Yancey | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Scott Yancey

There is a lot of competition out there, with real estate investors doing wholesaling, fix & flip, ready-to-rent purchasing, and fix to hold for ren...

Faith Communities Are Making a Difference for Global Education

Up For School | Posted 11.20.2015 | Education
Up For School

Photo: World Vision Bangladesh By Kevin J. Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Vision International Getting vulnerable and poor c...

Letter to Mayor de Blasio: Commit to Ending, Rather Than Perpetuating, Segregation and Inequality

Donna Nevel | Posted 11.20.2015 | Education
Donna Nevel

Public education should not mean that, if you are wealthy, you have greater access to our public schools.

Securing Our Future Through Fulbright

Jeff Bleich | Posted 11.20.2015 | Impact
Jeff Bleich

Despite the predictable flurry of presidential election cycle side-issues, recent polls confirm that Americans remain focused primarily on two: national security and the economy.

Talent in America and Reimagining 20th Century Success

George Sifakis | Posted 11.19.2015 | Impact
George Sifakis

Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation's CEO, as well as author of the new book America Needs Talent shared a great deal on the sector of talent in America with Ideagen. An important goal of Lumina, Merisotis said, is to increase the number of "high quality post-secondary degrees, certificates, or other credentials" in Americans to 60 percent.

The One-Five-15 Challenge

Marjorie Morrison | Posted 11.20.2015 | Impact
Marjorie Morrison

Veteran's Day is a time for all Americans to take a day off and thank our servicemembers and veterans for their sacrifices in stepping up to protect our country's freedom. The week after Veterans Day is when our active duty go back to their installations, and the rest of Americans go back to business in their regular lives.

Allstate Insurance; or, Deception and Student Scholarships?

Mark Axelrod | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports
Mark Axelrod

I've been watching college football for years, but it was only at the end of last season that it dawned on me that for a number of those years I've been watching field goals and PATs fly between the uprights and into the "good hands people" net of Allstate Insurance.

Is This the Right Time to Study Music?

Alan Fletcher | Posted 11.19.2015 | Arts
Alan Fletcher

I think my over-all view is that what we do has such importance and relevance that it will prevail, in a way analogous to the way that young love has such importance that it will always find a way.