Education

NPR – Education

  1. How A Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom - Some compare the democratization of personal computing in the 1970s to the current changes in access to genetic engineering tools, in part thanks to the CRISPR gene editing tool.
  2. Former High School Dropout Joins Peace Corps, Helps New Dropouts - Stefani McCoy had it with school when she was a teenager. She turned her life around — and now she's helping Namibia's dropouts do the same.
  3. Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions - Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.
  4. In Commencement Speech, Hillary Clinton Jabs Trump Administration - "When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society," Clinton said at Wellesley College.
  5. Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To Embrace Globalism, 'A Sense Of Purpose' - The Facebook CEO said fighting authoritarianism and nationalism is "the struggle of our time." Some have speculated he may run for office, though Zuckerberg has denied it.

Yahoo News – Education

  1. Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assault -

    Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assaultNo other leader at the G-7 meeting mentioned Thursday’s GOP victory in Montana, so President Trump praised it himself.


  2. Fitbit Unravels Man’s Story About Wife’s Murder -

    Fitbit Unravels Man’s Story About Wife’s MurderRichard Dabate appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to the charge that he murdered his wife Connie in 2015. He told police that an intruder shot her, but her Fitbit tells a different story.


  3. Hillary Clinton Speaks to Graduating Students at Her Alma Mater -

    Hillary Clinton Speaks to Graduating Students at Her Alma MaterClinton spoke to Wellesley College graduates about bouncing back after defeat and rallying the resistance.


  4. Thousands in Britain honor two mothers killed in Manchester attack -

    Thousands in Britain honor two mothers killed in Manchester attackSeveral thousand people turned out on Friday to mourn two mothers from the same town who were killed by a suicide bomber while waiting to collect their teenage daughters from a Ariana Grande concert in the northern English city of Manchester. Alison Howe, 45, and Lisa Lees, 47, from Royton near Manchester, were among the 22 people killed by bomber Salman Abedi as they waited for their daughters in a foyer outside the concert. A Reuters photographer at the scene said several thousand people were gathering in a park at Royton, some holding pink balloons to honor "Royton's girls".


  5. Judge to consider contempt against anti-abortion group head -

    Judge to consider contempt against anti-abortion group headSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge said Thursday he will consider holding the leader of an anti-abortion group in contempt after links to videos that the judge had barred from release appeared on the website of the man's attorneys.


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