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The Benefits of Preschool Education for Low-Income Students

In the United States, one out of every five children lives below the poverty line. Children living in poverty are more likely to experience physica...

Weekly News Roundup June 2nd-8th

Climate Change In the Midwest, corn planting is the most delayed it's been in recorded U.S. history, thanks to the rainiest spring on record for th...

Weekly News Roundup - April 21st-28th

Climate Change Karsten Moran for The New York Times NYC is expected to pass new legislation that would set emission caps for many different types o...

Weekly News Roundup - April 14th-21st

Climate Change Sean Rayford/Stringer A recent study by Swiss Re found that climate change is becoming increasingly costly for the insurance industr...

Weekly News Roundup - April 7th-13th

Climate Change Sam McNeil / Associated Press Not good: glaciers are melting much faster than scientists previously thought Chevron, Occidental Petr...

Weekly News Roundup March 31st-April 6th

Climate Change Canada has imposed a carbon tax on four of its provinces. This is a great decision, especially given that Canada is warming at twic...

Weekly News Roundup - March 17th-23rd

Climate Change From Nairobi to Hong Kong to the San Francisco: Click here to see photos of last week's student climate change demonstrations, and ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 10th-16th

Climate Change Studies suggest that political leaders need to see climate change as psychological crisis in order to gain bipartisan support for ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 3rd-9th

Climate Change Wallace Broecker, often referred to as the "grandfather of climate science" recently passed away. Before he died, he urged scientis...

Weekly News Roundup - October 28th-November 3rd

Climate Change “As people who care about climate change become more frustrated at the failure of the administration and Congress to act, they inc...

Weekly News Roundup - October 14th-20th

Climate Change Various policies regarding taxing/pricing/selling carbon emissions have failed miserably in the past. But after the grim IPCC repo...