education

Harold Jones, a paralegal specialist and diversity officer at Navy Medicine Support Command, reads to first-grade students as part of a community volunteer program. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bruce Cummins)

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For the first time this year, the majority of kids enrolled in American public schools will be minorities. Some local school districts are ready.

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) are hailed as democratizing higher education, especially in the developing world. Are they living up to the hype?

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Twenty students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka studied journalism with the Globalist in June and July. They each produced a post reflecting on their time here.

An FN Five-seven pistol similar to that used by Nidal Malik Hasan in the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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Do foreigners still see America as the land of opportunity — or as the land of gun violence?

Children's Alliance (Image courtesy Meizhu Lui)

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The first steps toward ensuring success for children of color are some uncomfortable conversations about racial inequailty