You are here for a reason: 4 questions with Halla Tómasdóttir

Cartier and TED believe in the power of bold ideas to empower local initiatives to have global impact. To celebrate Cartier’s dedication to launching the ideas of female entrepreneurs into concrete change, TED has curated a special session of talks around the theme “Bold Alchemy” for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, featuring More...

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By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Local Partnerships May Ease Teacher Shortages, CAP Says

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) A new report from the Center of American Progress takes a closer look at the teacher shortage issue occurring across the United States and offers a series of recommendations More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Holcomb Proposes to Build on Pence’s Ed Reforms in Indiana

(Photo: AP) Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, now also the Republican candidate for governor of the state, explained his education plan that continues many of the initiatives of Gov. Mike Pence and will broaden others, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Rapper Common Performs at New York Charter School Rally

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) Thousands of parents, students, and educators were in attendance at a pro-charter school rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park earlier in the week, where they were treated More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Question Re-Use Plagues New SAT Exam as Coleman Responds

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) The maker of the SAT has recently announced plans to streamline the math questions used on the exams, in addition to reducing the reuse of the exams in an effort to decrease More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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LinkedIn Learning Debuts Over 9,000 Online Courses

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) Popular career-focused social media site LinkedIn has released LinkedIn Learning, an online learning website devoted to teaching people new career skills and helping businesses More...

By admin On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Judge Orders Restroom Access for Ohio Transgender Student

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) The Highland Local Schools in Morrow County, Ohio challenged President Obama’s transgender bathroom rule this week as a federal judge rejected the move and ordered that More...

By admin On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Remedial Education Too Common and Costly, Report Says

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A recently released report from the Center for American Progress has examined the remedial education system currently in place in the United States, calling it a “black More...

By admin On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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California’s Brown Signs Bill to Increase Computer Science Education

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will implement a three-year planning process to increase computer science education across all grade levels in More...

By admin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Maryland High School Decides on Gender Neutral Homecoming

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) A Maryland high school is introducing a gender-neutral homecoming court this year to offer students the opportunity to decide for themselves whether they would prefer to be More...