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President Obama tackles climate change and education in 2014 State of the Union address


In his annual speech before both chambers of Congress last night, President Barack Obama challenged the country to address climate change, pledging to develop the natural gas and solar power industries. Continue reading

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U.S. Education System Lags Behind Other Countries


DOWNLOAD VIDEO U.S. education system lags behind other countries While students in the U.S. are familiar with the standardized tests that help compare students within…read more


Student Hackers Are Next Generation of Cyber-Security Experts


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Protecting the digital integrity of corporate and government computers is becoming a major industry, with businesses and government spending around $46 billion this…read more


Parents Go to School to Help Students Succeed


DOWNLOAD VIDEO One Saturday a month, moms, dads, grandparents and guardians gather in a Los Angeles classroom to learn about learning. The teacher stresses the…read more

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Writing program helps young Detroiters build community through poetry


Professional writers are visiting Detroit public schools in an effort to turn students into authors. “I want to build confidence with a pencil in the…read more

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