Thursday, April 09, 2015
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Is there another way to approach intervention in Syria, and can answers be found in the real time networks of individuals making decisions on the ground? Alexa Courtney is the executive vice president of Caerus Associates. According to Courtney, designing tools to access localized Syrian networks are what gives the group an ear to quality information, that in turn can be used by policy makers to make quality decisions about U.S. action.
Friday, August 09, 2013
Television viewers under a certain age think of the big three broadcast networks as having existed since the dawn of time. A misconception, of course - but largely because of what it omits. In TV's earliest days, there was also the DuMont Network, a pioneering enterprise that aired some of its era's most popular programs. Bob talks history with David Weinstein, author of book that chronicles the rise and fall of DuMont.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
By Beth Fertig
The D.O.E.'s chief academic officer came under fire at a City Council hearing for not publicizing enough information about the organization of the city's 1,750 schools into networks. One council member said a series of reorganizations had created a "bureaucratic nightmare" for parents.
Monday, June 11, 2012
By Maria Newman
In his last On Education column, Michael Winerip of The New York Times writes about a grading snafu in Florida's state standardized tests. Since the early 1990s, he has written about the shifting trends in education. "And through it all, teachers have continued to educate children, and children have continued to learn.''