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Where in the World Is a College-Loan Bubble a Miracle?--Vittana Shows the Way, Part 3 of 4

Suzanne Skees | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Why education? You can't take it away. It can't be washed away in a storm or eaten up by inflation. Knowledge and skills can transfer wherever a graduate goes in life.

Thigh Gaps and Fit Moms, 'What's Your Excuse?': Genetics

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michelle Konstantinovsky

e're all different. Whether we want to admit that universal rule of nature or not. Genetics have this funny way of prevailing, despite our best efforts to override them.

Heathcare.Gov: How Disaster Could Have Been Averted

Faisal Hoque | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Faisal Hoque

An organization setting out to improve the way it manages business technology initiative such as Healthcare.gov must realize that changing its governance and the organization requires time and attention.

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama's Student Loan Profit Guaranteed As Senate Approves Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

The U.S. government is forecast to generate $185 billion in profit over the next decade from students and their families under an overhaul of the fede...

(Different) Advice To Women Of Princeton, From An(other) Alumna To Daughters She (Also) Never Had

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women

Dear Princeton Women, A fellow alumna, Susan Patton, caused quite a stir with her letter to you last week, in which she urgently advised you to ...

Objectifs mondiaux pour le développement, 2015 et après?

Julie Wiczeck | Posted 05.18.2013 | France
Julie Wiczeck

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.

Joy Resmovits

Military Teachers Feel 'Let Down' By Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

When BettyLou Cummins became a teacher in Defense Department schools 34 years ago, she knew that her livelihood would depend on the federal government...

Joy Resmovits

America On Track To Make High School Graduation Goals For First Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Despite the constantly gloomy rhetoric about the state of America's schools, U.S. students are steadily improving by at least one metric -- for the fi...

Guess What's on a Child's Mind

Dafna Maor | Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents
Dafna Maor

When children are very young, they have a hard time seeing a different point of view than their own. Most young children seem like that for the first years of their lives. It takes a long time for them to realize their view of the world is different than others.'

WATCH: Why Employers Can't Find Workers While 75 Million Youth Are Jobless

Posted 12.10.2012 | Education

Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills. ...

Teachers' Unions Will Still Push Hard For Obama Despite Strike Tension

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. The head of one of the country's largest teachers unions knows all too well the frustratio...

How To Make the African American Education Initiative Work

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 10.13.2012 | Black Voices
Kevin P. Chavous

We are all delusional if we believe we can change the educational outcomes for African Americans, or any other race for that matter, without high quality teachers in every classroom. For that to occur, we need to change many well- established rules.

Why Hispanics Don't Like Catholic Education

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

It looks like a more systematic outreach from the Catholic Church, a general awareness that public schools are not proving the best quality of education and the voucher programs are changing this decreasing dynamic.