Gannett, one of the nation’s largest newspaper chains, is expected to announce the expansion of a program where sections of its flagship appear within regional publications.
(Cross-posted from the Google Enterprise Blog)Editor's note: Today’s guest blog is about the newly launched Google Maps Engine public data program, which lets organizations distribute their map content to consumers using Google’s cloud infrastructure. Show More Summary
The federal government gave Iowa the go-ahead on Tuesday to expand its Medicaid program -- and, in the process, gave the state a new flexibility to tweak the public program's benefit package. The Plum LIne's Greg Sargent reported earlier Tuesday that the … Continue reading ?
A new career chapter has begun for former Metro New York chief film critic Daniel Holloway. After a stint as executive editor of Backstage both here and in Los Angeles, Holloway is carrying on starting today for another trade publication...Show More Summary
The Conservatives haven't drastically reduced public spending but at least neutralized Labour's opposition by reviving growth.
The public broadcaster will also broadcast its flagship political discussion program "Question Time" from South Africa in the wake of Nelson Mandela's death. The BBC said Monday (Dec. 9) it will launch five new subscription-free HD channels for BBC Three, BBC Four, BBC News and kids' channels CBeebies and CBBC. Show More Summary
The 2013 edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach ? which officially closed yesterday, Sunday, December 8, 2013 ? drew strong praise from collectors, gallerists, critics and visitors. With an expanded Public sector and a vibrantly diverse...Show More Summary
On the occasion of Mark di Suvero at Crissy Field, SFMOMA curator of public programs Frank Smigiel and poet and playwright Kevin Killian co-organized a small chapbook of poetry, beautifully hand-produced by Andrew Kenower and Lara Durback. We are posting selections from FIELD WORK on Open Space throughout the fall. TRANSITORY, MOMENTARY JULIANA SPAHR The […]
One of the biggest debates in public education today is over how to best educate student teacher for the rigors of the classroom. Here is a thoughtful piece on the essence of teaching and the kind of teacher education programs we really need from Mike Rose, who is on the faculty of the UCLA Graduate […]
On Tuesday the ribbon was cut! Aster Playlot, version 2.0, opened to the public after a two-month renovation through the Park District's Chicago Plays! program. It was one of just 35 playlots to receive a makeover, out of more than 500 in the city.Park District head honcho Michael Kelly was there, as were Ald. Show More Summary
... at least as well as other big-government programs.There's considerable concern in progressive quarters that the Obamacare debacles will make people skeptical about government competency and public solutions, thus setting back the cause of liberalism for a generation. Show More Summary
According to Education Superhighway, most schools lack fast enough connections to teach students digital skills, like basic computer programming. So the San Francisco-based nonprofit is working with K-12 school districts to remove any roadblocks to high-speed broadband Internet.
Kevin Roose, writing at NY Magazine’s Daily Intelligencer: So far, people seem to think that Amazon’s incipient drone-delivery program, which was announced to great fanfare on 60 Minutes last night, is either a short-term publicity stunt designed...Show More Summary
"Our hope is that together we can end the days when only overachieving students in schools wealthy enough to have a computer science teacher on their faculty have access to programming classes," said Treehouse co-founder Alan Johnso...
Despite widespread approval by the American public, Senate Democrats have been very skeptical of the Obama administration's temporary agreement with Iran over their nuclear program. Democratic foreign policy hawks are concerned that the interim deal allows Iran to continue low-level uranium enrichment while the U.S. Show More Summary
This Tuesday, new reading, math and science results will be released from the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, given every three years to 15-year-old students in more than 65 countries and education systems by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The results are always big news — and the usual average U.S. scores […]
The early morning derailment of a Metro-North train in the Bronx has kept New York’s local station in continuing coverage, pre-empting most of the network’s Sunday public affairs programs. The 8 cars of the Grand Central-bound commuter...Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks to participants of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on October 30, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] Some arrived as skeptics, but they all were full of questions and wondered what to expect. Show More Summary
The early effects of the reform program have triggered a surge in the Japanese stock market, accelerated by the anticipation of growth revival. So far, so good for the markets and traders. But how will Abenomics accommodate public debt...Show More Summary