Africa’s higher education sector could benefit from public-private partnerships.
In Africa's education sector, public-private partnerships have been largely limited to infrastructure developments and the provision of education.
Main Standfirst: Según los investigadores, los estereotipos negativos sobre la capacidad de las niñas para estudiar carreras científicas podrían desanlentarlas de estudiar estas.
Los estereotipos podrían desalentar a las niñas a estudiar carreras STEM, pero la investigación sugiere varias formas en que los padres y maestros pueden ayudar a cambiar las cosas
Researchers found that families who send their children off to college face an increased risk for foreclosure.
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The odds of foreclosure double for families who send their kids off to college, according to two researchers who say their findings show a need for new ways for Americans pay for higher education.
Niños jugando en la colonia Indian Hills cerca de Alamo, Texas.
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Uno de los mayores focos de pobreza en EE. UU. se da en las comunidades de la frontera entre EE. UU. y México, conocidas como colonias. Estos asentamientos carecen de infraestructuras básicas.
Children play in the Indian Hills East Colonia near Alamo, Texas.
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One of the largest concentrations of poverty in the US exists in communities at the US-Mexico border called 'colonias.' These informal settlements lack access to basic infrastructure.
Atty. Gen. Elliot Richardson swears in William D. Ruckelshaus as his deputy. Both men later resigned rather than carry out Nixon’s order to fire the Watergate special prosecutor.
Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.
Names of victims of the Rwandan Genocide in Kigali.
The Rwanda Tribunal convicted people for indescribably horrific crimes and some are asking for early release.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
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American Sikhs have been the target of many racist attacks. An expert explains the Sikh faith and its history in the United States.
A woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal on Monday, July 2, 2018.
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Heatwave deaths this summer make it clear: climate change is a severe public health threat, and those who live alone are at greatest risk.
Students at the American Memorial School, Tabriz, 1923.
There was a time when Iran and America were friends. Americans founded schools there, helped Iran handle financial crises and trained the country's first generation of doctors. Could that happen again?
De acuerdo con un nuevo estudio, los estudiantes multilingües han progresado de forma constante en los últimos años.
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Informes aseguran que el progreso académico de los estudiantes multilingües se ha 'estancado', pero los investigadores hallan nuevas razones para ser optimistas sobre su rendimiento académico.
Multilingual students have made steady progress in recent years, new research shows.
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Despite reports that multilingual students' academic progress has 'stalled,' researchers find new reasons to be optimistic about how they are faring in US schools.
Negative stereotypes about girls’ ability can discourage from them pursuing careers in math and science, researchers say.
Stereotypes may discourage girls from pursuing STEM careers, but research suggests several ways that parents and teachers can turn things around.
Federal guidance on race is college admissions is changing.
The Trump administration recently announced it will reverse several policy memos outlining how colleges and universities can use race as a factor in admissions. Will diversity on campus take a hit?
Tuition hikes can change the racial and ethnic makeup of a college campus.
Whenever tuition rises at nonselective four-year colleges and universities, racial and ethnic diversity within the student body declines, researchers have found.
Nikolas Cruz, facing 17 charges of premeditated murder, appears in court.
Florida does not have a 'red flag' law that would have let police seize Nikolas Cruz's guns before he killed. But there are actions law enforcement could have taken to address his murderous impulses.
Needles used for shooting heroin and other opioids litter the ground of a Philadelphia park.
By undermining the ACA, Republicans may be taking away one of the health care system's best tools for improving the lives of those with addiction.
In the recent wave of sexual assault allegations, men tend to only appear as active perpetrators. But the landscape of sex in American culture is more nuanced.
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
Evangelicals are supporting Roy Moore despite the allegations against him. But would liberals make similar compromises?
A scholar who has interviewed hundreds of Christians across the country explains how he sees religious beliefs and values intertwining with pragmatic concerns.
How much time and energy do people spend rating, reviewing and answering surveys?
Companies may benefit when customers create content, provide feedback and do busywork once done by paid employees, but what about the customers themselves – all of us?