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Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman’s personal education story may sound familiar to many families struggling against a system that doesn’t tend to value qualities in students that make them different from a predetermined “average” learner. When he was young, Kaufman had
The fate of the federal GMO bill was the most popular story amongst SmartBrief readers this past week, with news about big companies like Coca-Cola, Pinnacle Foods and Wal-Mart rounding out the top four stories for the week. On the
(Image: Miosotis Jade/Wikimedia Commons) A story about how to manage millennials in the workplace was the most popular read among SmartBrief subscribers this week, followed by an announcement that the FDA has yet again delayed the enforcement of menu labeling
This story appears in the January 2016 digital edition of SmartReport on Leadership. Click here to access this free magazine. ***** The good old days are always better. Less change, idyllic and with the implication of moral superiority. Well, when
By Andra Cernavskis, The Hechinger Report This story was written by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Read more about California schools. TRACY, Calif. — On an early October morning, a mix of
SmartBrief readers this week continued to follow the story of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. auctioning off its stores. Monday’s report that the company had not yet found a buyer for more than 70 of its A&P, Pathmark
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