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From revamping state teacher evaluation and tenure systems to pushing for higher admissions standards and more hands-on experience in teacher preparation programs, states are trying a long list of reforms aimed at improving teacher quality. In her...
Patrice Juah hangs a dress in her store, Moie, in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo courtesy of Juah Patrice Juah’s shop in Liberia is an explosion of color. Brightly printed garments in violet, turquoise and daffodil yellow hang in neat rows along the walls...
According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Summary, the majority of U.S. adults are now single, or 50.2 percent, compared with 37.4 percent in 1976. Photo illustration by Getty Images Every month the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty ImagesNonpartisan congressional investigators say the HealthCare.gov website has significant security weaknesses that could put Americans’ personal information at risk. The Government Accountability Office said...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain JUDY WOODRUFF: The United...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak U.S. offers support to fragile, West African health systems to combat Ebola Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain JUDY WOODRUFF: Let’s...