"Many of the problems we face have no textbook solution, and so we - happily - invent new ones." - Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com.
If only most of our public school leaders felt the same way about textbooks and innovation.
Last year, voters in Colorado and Washington state approved initiatives legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. While the details are being worked out, those watching the developments are in not only the United States.
President Barack Obama recently welcomed a public debate about how to protect both national security and privacy rights in the context of the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance activities.
In 1909, as one of the scores of short pictures he turned out that year, D.W. Griffith directed "A Corner in Wheat," a 14-minute film adaptation of a story by the populist antitrust novelist Frank Norris.
White House about to use military force in Syria. That would be a catastrophic mistake. The focus should be Iran.
By Joel C. Rosenberg
Damascus Countdown author
(Washington, D.C.) - The countdown to U.S.
On one side of our nation's most divisive current divide are people who believe that race - mostly Trayvon Martin's - was the prime reason George Zimmerman followed and shot him that night in Florida 17 months ago.
The Dispatch's recent article about the Minnesota Judicial Branch's transition from paper to electronic court records may have left readers confused about some aspects of the project, or wanting more information.
When the National Council on Teacher Quality released last month its report on teacher training programs, I was not shocked to read that the vast majority of colleges and universities do a poor job of preparing their students to teach.
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