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Getting buy-in for an education revolution

There’s much to be said about the education system, not just in the United States but also across the world. When Sir Ken Robinson spoke at The Commonwealth Club he talked about the education system being styled like an industrial era assembly line, one that stunts creativity and forces students to fit a schedule and predefined form of learning instead of opening up creative avenues to explore their potential. Read more »

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ANALYSIS: The Education Questions, Part II

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ANALYSIS: The Education Questions, Part I

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America Slips in the Science and Math Olympics

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By James Dohnert

With a future filled with scientific challenges, it’s up to today’s young minds to prepare to solve tomorrow’s greatest mysteries. But with no moon landing to excite eager young minds and fewer opportunities to let them get motivated, how do you produce the next wave of scientists? Read more »

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Silicon Valley Ph.D. Power

Stanford President John L. Hennessy will moderate our program in Palo Alto tonight with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Tickets are getting scarce for that event, but if you want to get your share of Hennessy sans Allen, you might be interested in a conference Hennessy will be heading up at his university on May 11.  Read more »

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