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Albert Schweitzer Elementary receives technology grant

Albert Schweitzer Elementary School has received a $15,000 grant for being named a winner of the Entertainment Software Association Foundation’s Education Challenge. Full story

Centennial hires new curriculum staff

The Centennial School Board has replaced an assistant superintendent position with two curriculum specialists at no additional cost to the district. Full story

Education center for new, expecting parents opens

The Nurturing Nest is a community education and resource center focused on educating women and families from preconception to early parenting. Full story

Benson To Take Over As EKU President Thursday

Dr. Michael T. Benson will take over as the 12th President of Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday. Full story

Lowe's grows a garden, harvests support for education

MEDFORD — A children’s garden and an outdoor storytelling space have been added to the plans for an education center devoted to local history. The features are a gift from the Lowe’s home improvement company through its Lumberton store. Full story

State squeezing districts on construction costs

Two Bucks County superintendents warned of “devastating effects” to school districts if a state moratorium on reimbursements for approved construction costs continues. Full story

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  America fails middle class to detriment of economy

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning Columbia University economist, and author of "The Price of Inequality," talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about the plight of low-wage workers in America and how the stagnation of working-class wages in the United States has eliminated a consumer class that is need

  Who are low-wage Americans?

Melissa Harris-Perry shares charts that show that low-wage Americans are not the single high school kids you think of when you hear the phrase.

  New study finds where you grow up affects economic mobility

Does where you grow up determine how much money you will make? Nathaniel Hendren, an assistant professor of economics at Harvard University, tells MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about the new study he co-authored, which finds that certain parts of the country have greater rates of economic mobility than other

  Davis: 'We have to put the resources where the needs on are'

Congressman and member of the Congressional Black Caucus, Danny Davis, D-Ill., joins Alex Witt to talk about the National Urban League’s Annual Conference in Philadelphia. They discuss race in the United States and how the conversation is changing. Rep. Davis underscores the importance of educationa

  Competition to get into top colleges still tough

Michael Noer of Forbes explains his magazine’s top college ranking list. He explains the criteria it takes to make the list and why four colleges were taken off of the list.

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Malala Yousafzai gives her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, July 12, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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Yousafzai gives first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, at U.N. Headquarters in New York
Yousafzai gives first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, at U.N. Headquarters in New York

Malala Yousafzai gives her first speech since the Taliban in Pakistan tried to kill her for advocating education for girls, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, July 12, 2013. Wearing a pink head scarf, Yousafzai told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and nearly 1,000 students from aroun