A group of students is dragging down ratings of a school in a historically black neighborhood. They’re white.
Kim Wilson considers herself a conscientious objector.
It’s not war she is opposing, although she does feel children today are under attack. She objects to standardized tests.
Last year, Wilson,
Eric Utne founded the Utne Reader, a print forerunner of content aggregation sites such as the Huffington Post, in 1984. The magazine, published bimonthly, pulled in excerpts and reprints from a range of media sources. It's mission is to bring readers "the best of the alternative press."In 2000, Utne walked away from the magazine that still bears his name and took a job teaching at a Waldorf school ...
The best way you can predict the economic success of a
city is by figuring out how many adults have finished college.
Certainly, people who have a college degree tend to earn more—but so do
Oregon State University professor Richard Settersten and blogger Barbara E. Ray, have spent the last decade surveying 20-somethings to find out why they're taking longer to reach adulthood than previous generations. The result of their research is their book, "Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and why it's Good for Everyone." Settersten, a professor ...