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By Paul Solman
Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Wednesday's query: Name: George Sacco Question: In these economic reports there never seems to…
By News Desk
A project to build a school using empty plastic bottles brought together a community in Guatemala. The idea now is spreading to other sites.
By Larisa Epatko
When former Peace Corps volunteer Laura Kutner was asked to help find funding to finish constructing two classrooms in the elementary school where she worked in Guatemala, she decided to use -- or rather reuse -- a common piece of…
A Chicago program that targets high-risk, low-income students.
Margaret Warner reports from Seoul, where extraordinary student commitment has helped the nation's 15 year olds rank second in the world in reading and fourth in math, well ahead of their American counterparts. Many students take private lessons in addition…
Special correspondent for education John Merrow reports how public schools in Toledo, Ohio, are implementing a unique peer-evaluation program for educators that looks to nurture teachers, but make it easier to remove ineffective ones.
In the final report of his series on health issues in Mozambique, Ray Suarez reports on the country's high levels of childhood mortality and the connections between kids' illnesses and intelligence levels.
Many were surprised to hear New York City schools chief Joel Klein was stepping down to rejoin the private sector after eight years heading up the nation's largest public school system and being part of a U.S. school reform debate.
Tennessee is experimenting with giving a bonus to teachers whose students perform well. This comes as the Obama administration presses similar education reform efforts in other states. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television reports.
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