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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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6 Things Technology Still Can’t Do: A personal wish list for the next Steve Jobs

You can’t go a day — sometimes you can’t go eight seconds — without being reminded of the Great Technology Debate. You know, whether it’s brought more help or harm to us as a culture. Exhibits A, B and C for the prose...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest

Def Jam Records Co-Founder Russell Simmons and Actress Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest Part of the public media initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, the youth contest encourages students to discuss thei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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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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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