If there is a community well positioned for the demise of a true local daily, it may be the heavily wired, tech-savvy college town of Ann Arbor, Mich. Continue reading
Special correspondent for education John Merrow looks at states that will apply for their share of federal stimulus money tied to education reform. Continue reading
Students in California got a firsthand lesson Thursday in the cost of their state’s budget crisis, as University of California leaders approved a 32 percent tuition hike for undergraduates to make up for lost financing. Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading
Hit children’s television show “Sesame Street” celebrates its 40th anniversary Tuesday. Please enjoy Cookie Monster’s hilarious poetry reading below.
Kay Ryan came into office as an “unlikely” poet laureate, she has said, living a quiet life in California, working away on her refined, compact verse. Now in her second term as the 16th U.S. poet laureate, she has decided on a project to share with the nation.