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The Best Way to Pay for College

PBS NewsHour business and economics correspondent Paul Solman is now answering questions from Next Avenue visitors about personal finances, business and the economy. His advice will appear on Next Avenue as well as Solman...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Ask Melinda Gates Your Question About Education Reform

As the co-founder of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic organization, Melinda Gates has spent decades looking at the challenges and potential solutions to the problems facing Ameri...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Challenge Your Brain With Visual Mind Games

Posted 10.23.01 by NOVA Like a tiny, ever-alert judge seated inside your head, your brain is constantly making decisions about evidence brought to it by way of your senses, to give you as clear an understanding as possible of ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Education Olympics: How Does the U.S. Rank?

The United States left the 2012 London Olympics with 104 medals in tow. But how do we stack up against the world when it comes to education? According to this infograph by Certification Map, the U.S. — which leads in gol...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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50 Ways to Send Your Boomerang Kid Packing

Once back home, they tend to grow roots. So tell them there must be 50 ways to leave their mother.   Why are we surprised that we boomers, the generation that never wanted to grow old, spawned a generation that never wants...
by Michael Cadenhead