Gabrielle Emanuel appears in the following:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Julius Rosenwald built nearly 5,000 schools for black children across the south. That was a century ago. But some economists thinks those schools may hold important lessons for today.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Molly Pollak was a middle and high school teacher. When she retired this year, former students gave her a book filled with their letters. It reads like a textbook for great teaching.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Two decades ago, a prisoner serving a life sentence had an idea of a college course. This year, over 100 universities and colleges will be offering a class just like the one he envisioned.
Friday, July 31, 2015
The Obama administration unveiled a pilot program Friday morning that will once again give some prisoners access to Pell Grants, a form of federal student aid.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Obama administration is expected to announce a new program Friday that would once again allow some prisoners access to federal college funding.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
For a half-century, Oxford and Cambridge have competed against each other in blind wine tasting. The big match is this week.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A first-time author sets out to write a culturally appropriate book for children in Mali. And learns a lot about how words and pictures go together to tell a story.
Monday, December 01, 2014
In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The importance of a teacher's presence in the classroom has long been debated. Our 50 Great Teachers project asks: Does does a teacher's performance distract, or does it inspire?
Monday, September 15, 2014
The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But trade is thriving.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Maybe we should listen to the flight attendants to help us get through some turbulent times on the ground as well.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.
Monday, June 16, 2014
How much money do people deserve when they serve time for crimes they didn't commit? Different states have different answers.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Iraq, coming apart at the seams. And the whole map of the Middle East may be in play. We’ll take a cold, hard look.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Nonfiction shelves are full of memoirs by people who can't actually write. They're brought to you by authors who suppress their own ego to write in a famous voice — in exchange for a hefty check.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Maisie and Ella have two moms and a dad. The father was a sperm donor for the female couple, and state law allowed him to be a third parent. As families change, laws in some places are changing, too.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Researchers are paying people pennies to take their surveys on MechanicalTurk.com, an Amazon site. Researchers save time and survey-takers earn a few bucks.