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  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • About Peter Bober

    About Peter Bober
    Mayor Peter J. M. Bober, a lifelong resident of Hollywood, was born in Miami. He is the youngest Mayor to serve in Hollywood’s long history and is the City’s first elected official of Hispanic background (Cuban).  He was elected Mayor in...
  • Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant

     Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has been awarded an Interpretive Fellowship at Art Museums from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The museum is one of only seven recipients nationwide given this honor; the others are the Metropolitan...
  • Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.

    Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.
    ROBERT LANGFORD MONTGOMERY, JR. 1927-2013 Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr., Harvard ’50 mcl, Ph.D. ’56 died on February 26, 2013 in Newport Beach, CA. A navy veteran of World War II, he was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at...
  • WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today

    WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today
    Yes Southern Cal is ranked number four in the nation and Wichita State is not ranked. But both teams are in the same situation when they take the court at Gregory Gym on the University of Texas campus on Friday. Win and advance to the volleyball version...
  • Prudential Retirement Recruits Executive From U.S. Department Of Labor

    Prudential Retirement announced that it has a new senior vice president and head of the company's Stable Value business, starting Monday. Michael L. Davis, 46, will oversee "in-plan and third-party value product management," which means retirement...
  • African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons

    African-American students attacked with bleach-filled balloons
    Shouting 'no more silence, no more violence', students at the University of Texas marched through the streets of Austin to protest what they say are attacks on African-American students from unknown individuals tossing balloons filled with bleach. One...
  • Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions

    Justices to Re-Examine Use of Race in College Admissions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
  • Montimere timeline

    Montimere timeline
    June 2007: Guerdwich Montimere graduates from Dillard High School. Fall 2007: Montimere moves to Freeport, Ill., where he had signed a scholarship to play basketball at Highland Community College. He drops out. February 2009: Montimere moves to Odessa...
  • From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets

    From Recovery To Rehab: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords "Doing Great," Husband Tweets
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) is "doing great" and transitioning well to her new rehabilitation after being wounded two weeks ago in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Tuscon, Ariz., according to a tweet from her husband....
  • 2/23/2012-Trouble Ahead

    2/23/2012-Trouble Ahead
    Poverty is at the core of the achievement gap. There's no getting around it. Poverty affects families in so many profound ways. Solutions have been proposed, such as redrawing school districts to mix poor and wealthy students. People at the top of the...
  • Austin food: Barbecue for vegans, and food trailers for all

    Austin food: Barbecue for vegans, and food trailers for all
    AUSTIN, Texas — The first thing out of anyone's mouth when I said I was visiting Austin? Some version of: "Oh, I know the best barbecue place …" It's not all about BBQ in Austin, but it is certainly a heaping helping of the local culture. As...