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Higher education has long been touted as a way out of poverty, but that only works if poor students enroll in quality universities.
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A single layer of tin: If used as wiring in computer chips, the material, called "stanene," could increase the speed and lower the power needs of future generations of computers.
From TechDirt.com Case Over No-Fly List Takes Bizarre Turn As Gov't Puts Witness On No Fly List, Then Denies Having Done So from the shameless dept As you my have heard, there's a trial going on here in San Francisco about the legality of the complete lack of any sort of due process concerning the US's "no fly" list.
Some in the press have inquired about the November 2010 letter urging the Federal Reserve not to undertake a second round of quantitative easing.
A former political consultant to the millionaire businesswoman who unsuccessfully ran for the presidency of Madagascar is suing the Belmont resident over more than $165,000 in unpaid bills.
Don't go calling California's 2016 GOP presidential primary or general election for Chris Christie just yet, but a new Field Poll finds the Golden State's voters like him better than four other potential Republican candidates.
Gynecologist Dr. Leah Millheiser talks with a new patient at Stanford in Palo Alto, California, on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
Damian Ewens sits in his snazzy office at BetaSpring, a Providence business incubator.
Students in the United States made scant headway on recent global achievement exams and slipped deeper in the international rankings amid fast-growing competition abroad, according to test results released Tuesday.
I am writing this column while not checking my email, fielding a phone call, consulting with colleagues or eating my lunch.
For many years, intelligence was thought to be static and could not be altered. Informal research has shown this to be particularly true when it comes to students thinking about their mathematics intelligence.
Each week, we take a look at a word or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an interesting story.
The announcement is being made at the Leapfrog Annual Meeting on December 3 in Arlington, Va., which gathers key decision-makers from Leapfrog's network of purchaser members, industry partners, health care stakeholders and national collaborators.
The standards are being implemented in 45 states and the District of Columbia, but critics say they were written in private and never tested in real classrooms, and that educators aren't familiar enough with the standards to use them.
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
A closely-watched federal trial challenging the government's secret practice of putting travelers on no-fly lists begins on Monday in San Francisco.