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4th-graders explore the past at Living Idaho History Day


  • Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho), The

Fourth-graders in Idaho recently took their study of state history to the county fairgrounds for Living Idaho History Day. The students circulated among 19 stations where they learned, among other thi… Read More

Teacher-powered schools gain momentum


  • U.S. News & World Report

Close to 60 schools in the U.S. are operated and lead by teachers without the guidance of formal administrators. While some welcome the challenge, others say a collaborative leadership relationship be… Read More

Report examines poverty among individuals with disabilities


  • Disability Scoop

Nearly 29% of individuals with disabilities live in poverty, according to a probe by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. In a committee report, more than 400 individual… Read More

Why science Ph.D.s should not look for lower-level jobs


  • Science magazine (free content)

Job seekers with science Ph.D.s are better off making a lateral move, even if it's outside their field, than taking a lower-level job, CareerTrax founder David Jensen writes. He explains that Ph.D.s i… Read More