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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/09/2013

The amazing Malala Yousafzai talks about education with Jon Stewart

She answers a question about what she would do if a Taliban gunman approaches her again.

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Tags:  Girls And Education, Memoir Released, Watch The Video

Posted at 04:02 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Yes, you do have time to read

Five ways to think differently about reading and time.

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Tags:  Reading Habits, Watch Much TV?

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Bill Gates: 'It would be great if our education stuff worked but '

What Bill Gates said about education -- his own and his efforts to change K-12 schools -- in a new interview at Harvard.

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Tags:  Bill Gates, It's A Big 'But', Watch The Video

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Striking video: Parent forced out of education forum by officer

The Maryland parent was later arrested after he interrupted a forum being led by the Baltimore County schools superintendent.

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Tags:  Video, Watch It

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Stay out of college: advice from The Daily Show

A laugh and/or cry video about the cost and value of higher education.

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Tags:  A Laugh and/or Cry Video, Jon Stewart, Watch It

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/21/2013

A moving farewell to a retiring principal

After 36 years, a principal retires but not before a surprise farewell from the school community.

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Tags:  Retiring Principal, Video, Watch This Video

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/10/2013

'Yuck: A 4th Grader's Short Documentary About School Lunch'

A fourth grader secretly films what kids are being served in a New York City elementary school and makes an award-winning film about it.

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Tags:  School Lunch, Watch The Trailer

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Obama hosts young inventors at 2013 White House Science Fair

Some 100 students from more than 40 states are attending the 2013 White House Science Fair, which began today with President Obama hosting the initiative designed to stress the importance of the STEM subjects.

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Tags:  A Link To Watch It, STEM subjects, Stresses STEM Subjects, White House Science Fair, You Can Watch It

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Former education commissioner blasts Common Core process -- update

A year after rocking the ed world by blasting standardized testing, Robert Scott, the former ed commissioner of Texas, now goes after the Common Core State Standards.

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Tags:  Common Core State Standards, Watch The Video