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Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Because higher achieving students are capable of keeping themselves on track, should they be the focus of teachers’ limited time and attention? ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images This segment will air on Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:20 a.m. It’s no secret that the United States could do a better job of educating our children. The […]

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Because higher achieving students are capable of keeping themselves on track, should they be the focus of teachers’ limited time and attention? ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images This segment will air on Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:20 a.m. It’s no secret that the United States could do a better job of educating our children. The […]

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Because higher achieving students are capable of keeping themselves on track, should they be the focus of teachers’ limited time and attention? ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images This segment will air on Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:20 a.m. It’s no secret that the United States could do a better job of educating our children. The […]

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

A traveller pulls his bags while walking past an LAX sign at Los Angeles International Airport as access roads were closed with flights delayed and cancelled after a gunman reportedly shot 3 people at a security checkpoint on November 1, 2013 in Los angeles, California. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Los Angeles International Airport […]

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

A traveller pulls his bags while walking past an LAX sign at Los Angeles International Airport as access roads were closed with flights delayed and cancelled after a gunman reportedly shot 3 people at a security checkpoint on November 1, 2013 in Los angeles, California. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Los Angeles International Airport […]

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

A traveller pulls his bags while walking past an LAX sign at Los Angeles International Airport as access roads were closed with flights delayed and cancelled after a gunman reportedly shot 3 people at a security checkpoint on November 1, 2013 in Los angeles, California. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Los Angeles International Airport […]

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Activists protest against agricultural biotech company Monsanto outside the White House on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Monsanto, which engineers genetically modified seeds, recently benefited from a section buried in the latest budget bill that allows the agribusiness giant to plant genetically-modified crops without judicial review to determine whether or not their crops are […]

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Activists protest against agricultural biotech company Monsanto outside the White House on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Monsanto, which engineers genetically modified seeds, recently benefited from a section buried in the latest budget bill that allows the agribusiness giant to plant genetically-modified crops without judicial review to determine whether or not their crops are […]

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots kicks an extra point in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. ; Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Some fans call it the most boring part of a NFL […]

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots kicks an extra point in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. ; Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Some fans call it the most boring part of a NFL […]