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A new report claims education majors may be getting higher grades than they deserve. Photo by Ilmicrofono Oggiono. The Internet is teeming with advice for first-year teachers on how to navigate the challenges they’ll face in the classroom. Establish...
Ralph Peer, seen here in the 1930s, popularized the genres of country, blues, jazz, gospel and Latin. His story begins in the era of the wind-up crank cylinder and ends in the age of color television. Photo courtesy of the Peer family archives...
According to the Innocence Project, the average amount of prison time served by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of a crime and later exonerated is thirteen years. PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke to exoneree Drew Whitley....
A hose sits on a dead lawn in front of a house on July 15, 2014 in San Francisco. Water theft has become a growing problem in California as drought conditions continue to worsen across the state. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As drought...
Photo by Flickr user goldlionpics. Editor’s Note: The open enrollment period for Medicare extends to Dec. 7. To help readers navigate this complicated process, Making Sen$e turns to journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and...