Honors, Gifted and Talented, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs can be an insidious way of maintaining racial segregation in nominally desegregated public schools.
This week's New York Times Magazine contains a short, but brilliantly provocative piece by "On Money" writer, Adam Davidson, titled "Saving the World, Startup-Style." The issue is important because roughly one billion men, women and children live in dire poverty on less than a dollar a day.
A few weeks ago, my wife and I attended Homecoming King, The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj's one-man show about his experiences growing up South Asian in the United States.
When I heard that Amazon was doing a miniseries based on Philip K. Dick's Hugo-winning novel from the Sixties, I realized that it had been sitting on my shelves between DeLillo and Didion for years. Once I picked up the 1992 paperback (with a weird cover) and dusted it off, I couldn't put it down.
At the risk of stating the obvious, there is a strong relationship between peace and stability on the one hand and strong/effective governance on the other.
The New York Times' reporting effectively issued a peremptory ruling against the concerns of refugee advocates.
A non-profit organization by the name of Games for Change has developed a challenge/curriculum activity that accomplishes more learning in one activity than I have seen in some classes lasting for a complete semester.
While the thousands of us from business and civil society who have planned to participate in the multitude of side meetings await direction from officials in Paris, our work must carry on with heightened urgency, unbowed in the face of terror.
It's not always easy being a Madonna fan. Her occasional slip-ups notwithstanding -- even I cringe at the opening lines to Rebel Heart's "S.E.X." -- the real challenge is listening to and reading the criticism that's been riding the Queen of Pop's coattails for 30 years.
So students are all on the same page, I would start the lesson with a list of headlines, but would avoid video coverage. Based on these headlines from the New York Times and what you know from media coverage, what happened in Paris, France this weekend?
There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...
The irony is not lost on me that one of America's most cherished foods is embedded in his surname -- which, incidentally, affords his persona an added measure of flavor!
It is easier than you think to merely carry a canvas bag in our briefcase or knapsack or purse, to purchase food on our way home in the evenings.
Santos has reported in three languages, in Latin America and the United States. She began her career in journalism in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, her home country. Santos says that this is where she "bore witness to violence, inequality and immeasurable hope."
From Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia and Senator Al Franken of Minnesota Forced arbitration rigs the game in favor of big corporations and ag...
If you've ever opened a credit card, rented a car or engaged in any number of other routine interactions with big corporations, you've probably had to sign away your right to go to court or band together in a class action with other customers.