Jeffrey Brown speaks with New York Times columnist and NewsHour regular David Brooks about his new book, “The Social Animal,” which explores human perception of reason vs. emotion, the power of emotions and the power of humans to “educate” those emotions. Continue reading
Is a change in management enough to transform some of the worst schools in the country? New Orleans superintendent Paul Vallas seems to think so. But while charters are outperforming other schools in New Orleans, there’s evidence they may be abusing their freedom.
A short self-affirming writing exercise that took only about an hour of class time boosted struggling black junior high school students’ grade point average by nearly half a point over two years, according to a new study. Continue reading