Updated July 10 | When Wikipedia formally launched on Jan. 15, 2001, creators Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger hoped to create over 100,000 articles. Today, Wikipedia has more than 22 million articles in over 285 languages. In the 11 years … Continue reading
This week, the NewsHour’s American Graduate team takes a look at juvenile justice and gang violence as it relates to the dropout crisis, with reports starting Wednesday on our broadcast and website. Join us for a live chat with two … Continue reading
*Update, May 17 | * – The live interview has been moved up to occur between 6 and 6:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 19. Updated May 9 | NASA has delayed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour until at … Continue reading
In April, Web traffic from tens of thousands of computer networks, including the U.S. Defense Department, the U.S. Senate and NASA, were diverted through China. A congressionally chartered panel concluded last week that China’s state-based telecommunications company, China Telecom, was … Continue reading
I recently had the chance to talk with new NEA chairman Rocco Landesman for an interview we aired earlier this month. With so much interest in the NEA — both positive and critical — and now in Landesman himself, I asked him to participate in an online viewer forum and he’s agreed.
What can you do with your students before January 20 to make the experience more meaningful? How can you sustain interest in politics and civics? Two teaching experts answered your questions on teaching the Obama inauguration during a 20-minute discussion. Continue reading