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  • Jamal Khashoggi: What the Arab world needs most is free expression

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT


    Editor’s note: The Washington Post received this column from Jamal Khashoggi’s translator and assistant the day after Khashoggi was reported missing in Istanbul. By Jamal Khashoggi I was recently online looking at the 2018 “Freedom
  • George Will: Arizona voters can save their judiciary from its spiral into politics

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT


    WASHINGTON — This year’s election that most implicates fundamental issues of American governance will not fill a legislative or executive office. And its importance is not primarily that it will either repudiate or reward dishonesty and cynici
  • Literary calendar: ‘Sad Animal Babies,’ ‘Lucy and Andy Neanderthal’ and more

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Literary calendar: ‘Sad Animal Babies,’ ‘Lucy and Andy Neanderthal’ and more
    JANEL ANDERSON: CEO of Working Conversations, a company that works with organizations to improve communication, shares concepts from her book “Head On: How to Approach Difficult Conversations Directly” and debuts a new TED-style talk titled &l
  • Free at-home preschool program will target rural N.D.

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Free at-home preschool program will target rural N.D.
    FCCNNFARGO — A Utah-based education company is eyeing North Dakota to be part of a pilot program to provide free, at-home preschool service to rural areas. Earlier this month, Waterford...
  • Candidates for Woodbury mayor say how they would improve the city

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Candidates for Woodbury mayor say how they would improve the city
    Woodbury doesn’t elect mayors often. Since it was incorporated as a village in 1967, the community has had only five mayors, serving an average of 10 years apiece. So when new mayors are elected — which will happen Nov. 6 — it’s a
  • Elections 2018: Andy Turonie vs. Tou Xiong for Minnesota House 53A

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Elections 2018: Andy Turonie vs. Tou Xiong for Minnesota House 53A
    Tou Xiong Age: 28 Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor City: Maplewood What qualifies you to hold this position? I believe I can hit the ground running on day one. As a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, service as a former executive director of
  • Walker hits Democratic foe Evers over plagiarized material

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Walker hits Democratic foe Evers over plagiarized material
    MADISON, Wis. — Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers, facing charges of plagiarism from Republican Gov. Scott Walker, admitted Friday that he submitted a state education department budget request under his name without proper citations. Walk
  • Elections 2018: Hunter Cantrell vs. Drew Christensen for Minnesota House 56A

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Elections 2018: Hunter Cantrell vs. Drew Christensen for Minnesota House 56A
    Drew Christensen  Drew ChristensenAge: 25 Party: Republican City: Savage What qualifies you to hold this position? I haven’t just talked, I’ve gotten real results for our community in my time in the Legislature. After years
  • First Assembly sets Missions Convention

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT


    Jamestown SunJamestown First Assembly will begin their annual Missions Convention on Sunday, Oct. 21.  The featured speaker for the 10:30 a.m. service that day is Carl Gibbs, director of educational resources...
  • Elections 2018: Rick Hansen vs. Beth Arntson for Minnesota House 52A

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:11 GMT

    Elections 2018: Rick Hansen vs. Beth Arntson for Minnesota House 52A
    Rick Hansen Rick HansenAge: 55 Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor City: South St. Paul What qualifies you to hold this position? I ask for your vote because I have a diverse experience as small business owner, former local elected official and
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  • Facebook launches ‘Hunt for False News’ debunk blog as fakery drops 50%

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Facebook launches ‘Hunt for False News’ debunk blog as fakery drops 50%
    Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it’s caught — or missed — could improve news literacy, or at least prove it’s attacking the misinformation problem. Today Facebook launched “The Hunt for False News,&rd
  • Anti-Semitism as a Sword: As Far Right Storm Clouds Gather, False and Trivial Charges Ignore the Real Threat

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Anti-Semitism as a Sword: As Far Right Storm Clouds Gather, False and Trivial Charges Ignore the Real Threat
    LONDON — (Opinion) There is nothing in this series of articles to deny that anti-Semitism is a real threat. On the contrary, the point is to expose the cheap use of the anti-Semitism card in the face of a real menace to society. Overused and undeser
  • Announcing the TC Top Picks of Disrupt Berlin 2018

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Announcing the TC Top Picks of Disrupt Berlin 2018
    We called on early-stage startup founders to apply for TC Top Pick status at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on 29-30 November. We knew that many founders would heed the call but — holy smokes — the response was thunderous. S
  • The puppeteer behind Sesame Street's Big Bird for nearly 50 years is retiring

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    The puppeteer behind Sesame Street's Big Bird for nearly 50 years is retiring
    Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since its start in 1969. But the puppeteer who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for nearly 50 years says its time to retire.
  • How Detained US Student Lara Alqasem Became a Cause Celebrea for Jewish Liberals

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    How Detained US Student Lara Alqasem Became a Cause Celebrea for Jewish Liberals
    An American student of Palestinian descent detained in Israel’s airport for nearly a fortnight has become an unexpected cause celebre. Lara Alqasem was refused entry under legislation passed last year against boycott activists, and Israeli courts ar
  • It's a Good Time to Be P.J. Tucker

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT


    It's September at McNeese State University, and the sights of construction are all around the Health and Human Performance Education Complex. A crew hauls an oversized ladder, dust swirls inside the cement-floored tunnels and plastic drapes over a swath o
  • Applied gets $2M to make hiring fairer — using algorithms, not AI

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Applied gets $2M to make hiring fairer — using algorithms, not AI
    London-based startup Applied has bagged £1.5M (~$2M) in seed funding for a fresh, diversity-sensitive approach to recruitment that deconstructs and reworks the traditional CV-bound process, drawing on behavioural science to level the playing field a
  • Loyal to the Saudi Regime, Jamal Khashoggi Was No Campaigner for Truth or Democracy

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Loyal to the Saudi Regime, Jamal Khashoggi Was No Campaigner for Truth or Democracy
    The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week has generated huge international publicity, but unsurprisingly, little in Saudi-controlled, Arab media. The Washington Post, for whom Khasho
  • Sex ed is missing something key for kids who've endured sexual trauma

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Sex ed is missing something key for kids who've endured sexual trauma
    The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2.0, Mashable explores the state of sex ed and imagines a future where digital innovations are used to teach consent, sex positivity, respect, and respon
  • Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use

    Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:20:12 GMT

    Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use
    I hate STEM toys. I have three kids and ultimately every “educational” toy they’ve used – from LittleBits to Nintendo Labo – has ended up in a corner somewhere, ignored for more exciting fare. This happens for a few reasons
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  • Education - worldbank.org

    Fri, 12 Oct 2018 19:37:00 GMT

    Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability.
  • Girls' Education Overview

    Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:34:00 GMT

    Every day, girls face barriers to education caused by poverty, cultural norms and practices, poor infrastructure, violence and fragility. Girls’ education is a strategic development priority for the World Bank ...
  • Education and Technology Overview - worldbank.org

    Thu, 11 Oct 2018 05:26:00 GMT

    With 189 member countries, staff from more 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
  • Evaluations - Education

    Fri, 12 Oct 2018 03:38:00 GMT

    SIEF-supported researchers are working with governments and non-governmental organizations around the world to measure the impact of innovative programs to strengthen the quality of education.
  • Education Overview - worldbank.org

    Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:47:00 GMT

    Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability.
  • World Development Report 2018: Education

    Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:55:00 GMT

    With 189 member countries, staff from more 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
  • Education | International Development Association - World ...

    Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:10:00 GMT

    Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability.
  • Education and Technology: Publications - World Bank

    Tue, 09 Oct 2018 13:57:00 GMT

    Listed are a variety of publications either by World Bank staff or commissioned by the World Bank on topics related to ICT use in education.
  • Education: Children with disabilities are being left ...

    Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:39:00 GMT

    Children with disabilities are being left behind by global efforts to improve education opportunities for all, as gaps between children with and without disabilities have increased dramatically in developing countries.
  • LAC Equity Lab: Gender - Education

    Wed, 10 Oct 2018 06:53:00 GMT

    Definition of education indicators: School enrollment, primary, female (% net): Net female enrollment rate in primary school.The ratio of female children of official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school relative to the female population of official primary school age.

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