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Why won't Facebook philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg use his gift to build on progress already being made?
The problems facing our schools demand solutions, not slogans.
When the UK government passed legislation that may effectively triple the cost of higher education in the UK last week, "It felt like the relationship between state and citizen had totally broken down, like there was no order left."
Fueled by serious funds, young advocates of legalization are poised for big gains.
Obama's education policy is far too close to George W. Bush's. Those of us who recognize the importance of public education can't wait for the administration to lead the way.
"It's fair to smash up someone's future but not to smash up someone's lobby," says UK journalist Laurie Penny of the student protests in London last week.
The Rally for Sanity gathered Americans who equate political sanity with studiousness and curiosity.
The most dispiriting election of a lifetime.
At the biggest Democratic event of the campaign season, Obama argued that the coming election is a choice between the past and the future rather than a referendum on his first two years in office.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
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