During a virtual conversation with SXSW attendees in Austin on Saturday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange railed against the overreaching surveillance programs under the "rogue agency" NSA and stressed that citizens need to be aware of the growing "militarization" of the...
If you're designing a card game that only you will see, maybe it's ok to be lenient.
A PLACE IN SCHOOLS? A Hawaii lawmaker argues a new teacher training program shouldn’t be allowed in public schools. By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU — State Rep. Bob McDermott filed an ethics complaint against Hawaii State Department of Education District Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi Thursday after she ignored his Feb. Show More Summary
Facebook is introducing a program to work more closely with companies that use the social network's publicly available data.
Steven Perry graduated from the agriculture program at John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens, in 1977. Today, he's assistant principal of the public school, and in June will have been a teacher... To view the full story, click the title link.
“The American public called PBS the most trusted source for news and public affairs programs and the most ‘fair’ source for news coverage.” – PBS, February 20, 2014 Last month, in response to Pando’s revelations that anti-pension mogul...Show More Summary
Facebook today launched the Public Content Solutions (PCS) program to provide dedicated technical and business resources to media partners building solutions on top of Facebook and Instagram. The company is starting off with supporting...Show More Summary
Streaming-music service Beats Music is opening up some of its programming to outsiders, with the goal of proliferating the new $120-a-year subscription player in the broader online universe. “If you’re willing to pay $100 a year for music, which in my experience for all the world’s music is a tremendous bargain, you should have access... Read More
Crowded classrooms, higher fees, fewer after-school programs and staff – if you’re thinking that all sounds like a scholastic nightmare, you’re close. It’s the reality of education in Kansas. The Kansas government made the decision to cut certain funding to schools as a way to help get the state through the “Great Recession.” The cuts [...]
A trio of math and finance professors has created a computerized program to test whether regulators listen to the public when crafting new regulations. The simple answer: Yes.
In the 1970s, Israeli TV had a great program, Nikui Rosh, that was something like the country's version of Saturday Night Live. Its most famous skit was one in which Israeli leaders would start beating the drums of war, warning against threats from across the Lebanese or Syrian borders, whenever the Israeli economy was in crisis. Show More Summary
Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) says it has made it easier for customers to take advantage of Oklahoma wind energy and at a lower cost. According to the utility, it has reduced the cost of its WindChoice program by more than 40% and is also offering customers more flexibility on the amount of wind Continue reading ?
A new analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health offers insights for nonprofit hospitals in implementing community health improvement programs. In a special issue of the Journal of Health Care for the...Show More Summary
Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a move to stop three Success Academy charter schools from expanding into public school space, noting that such an expansion would have forced those public schools to cut back on certain programs and needed space of their own. Show More Summary
Don't just tell folks you work at the bestest publication, ever. Actually do it! Reason has three open positions through our Young Journalist Fellowship Program. Fellowships are full-time, year-long, salaried positions with benefits....Show More Summary
On paper, at least, there are no computer science teachers in the New York State public education system, due to a gap in the certification requirements of teacher training programs. But according to... To view the full story, click the title link.
An innovative program from UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) and 6 partner universities is preparing students with autism for life after high school. "Public high schools may be one of the last best hopes for adolescents with autism—and for their families," said FPG director Samuel L. Show More Summary
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago finds that Medicare Part D prescription coverage significantly reduced hospital admissions and program expenditures totaling $1.5 billion annually.
The Mondadori publication will feature a weekly fold-out poster of the pope, a "saints of the week" column and TV listings for programs about Christianity and faith. read more
MSNBC viewers in February were treated to a rate sight: An anchor disagreeing with the accepted liberal position on an issue. Ed Schultz publicly came out in support of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. On February 5 program, he lectured progressives to "confront reality" and support construction. Show More Summary