Whether risking their lives freeing slaves, fighting for voting rights, sparking the civil rights movement, speaking before the DNC, running for Democratic nomination for president, chairing a Democratic presidential campaign or fighting for civil rights, black women have been at the forefront in U.S. politics.
DÉVELOPPEMENT - À deux ans de l'échéance prévue pour les huit Objectifs pour le développement (OMD), il devient urgent de prévoir l'avenir. Un Panel de haut niveau a été mis en place en juillet 2012 par l'ONU pour définir une feuille de route qui guidera les négociations intergouvernementales pour l'après 2015.
Embracing technology is critically important, as 21st-century jobs will increasingly require an educated and highly skilled workforce. Over the next 10 years, 5 out of 8 new jobs and 8 out of 10 of the highest paying positions in the United States will be in careers related to science, technology, education, and math (STEM) subjects.
Colorado Cheating? According to Ed News Colorado, about 35 high school students figured out how to go into their teachers' computer system. They changed their grades on instant "mastery tests" to make it look as if they'd entered the correct answers in the first place. Thirty-five kids in a major urban school district is proportionally small, but keep in mind that the mastery test is a low-stakes, formative assessment. As high-stakes standardized tests become digitized, is this something we're going to see happen more often?