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We’re a small #nonprofit with a huge mission, and big plans for 2018! Help support free #education by giving today: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLChttp://pic.twitter.com/wrfZeCxceI — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 31, 2017

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We’ve got big plans for next year, but we need your help! All donations before midnight PST tonight will be matched: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLC πŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ❤️❤️ http://pic.twitter.com/brsJxwaHQq — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 31, 2017

Settling For Scores

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Settling For Scores
Why are schools still judged by the results of standardized tests?

December 31, 2017 at 02:07PM
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Hey πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ! Last chance to make a tax-deductible donation πŸ’ΈπŸ™ for 2017. Help us provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! https://t.co/JlElkjmADahttp://pic.twitter.com/LpjNUDkqvw — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 31, 2017

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Join me in supporting @KhanAcademy - free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere! Gifts until Dec 31st will be matched. Donate via https://t.co/tJItKO0fP0 — Aminata Grut 🌐 (@nordicfreelance) December 31, 2017

Hans Rosling On Why Rich Countries Need To Tackle Climate Change Differently

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In these previously unpublished comments, Hans Rosling talks about the challenges faced by businesses and governments as the balance of the world's population and economic wealth shifts radically, and about dealing with climate change

from Forbes Education

Three Money Resolutions You Should Stick With In 2018

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We made it; 2018 is upon us. Time to consider some resolutions for the coming year. Have a hard time keeping resolutions? We all do, but here are three money resolutions that you can stick to in 2018.

from Forbes Education

“How Is This Okay?”: At Yale, Campus Debate Turns Into a Social Media “Cesspool”

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“How Is This Okay?”: At Yale, Campus Debate Turns Into a Social Media “Cesspool”
It's an irony that Facebook, a private network invented to bring college students and their alumni closer together, is now doing the most to tear the institution of college.

December 31, 2017 at 08:37AM
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Read This Before You Make Your New Year's Resolutions.

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New year, same you but better.

from Forbes Education

Who Is Teaching College Students Online Safety

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College students are supposed to know tech better than the generation before. But who is teaching them how to stay safe online?

from Forbes Education

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Remember That Learning Is A Human Interaction

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As valuable as technology is, it can also be a barrier between teachers and students, interfering with the essential human interactions that make learning critically important personally and societally.

from Forbes Education

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What a year! Thanks for your support. Help us continue our mission in 2018 by giving today: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLC πŸ™ŒπŸ˜Š http://pic.twitter.com/o0RiIzAj1h — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

NPR News: The 10 Most Popular 'Fresh Air' Interviews Of 2017

The 10 Most Popular 'Fresh Air' Interviews Of 2017
In 2017, Fresh Air marked 30 years as a nationally syndicated, daily radio program by doing what we do best: more in-depth interviews.

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The Middle-Class Takeover Of Bilingual Schools

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The Middle-Class Takeover Of Bilingual Schools
Will the growing demand for multilingual early-childhood programs push out the students these programs were designed to serve?

December 29, 2017 at 08:04AM
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A New Year's Resolution For Higher Education: Debt-Free in '18

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A decade from now, the fact that young people were encouraged to load up on debt just as they were starting their careers will seem bizarre and anachronistic – a practice that benefited providers of higher education more than the Millennials they aimed to serve.

from Forbes Education

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Good luck on your chemistry test tomorrow Zeke! https://t.co/gtiVmvtM0C — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

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Great to hear! Good luck for tomorrow! Not that you'll need it πŸ˜‰ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

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You're welcome! Passing your thanks onto David! @Icarusfloats 😊 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

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Hi Craig, thank you so much for your support! πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ For anyone else interested in donating BCH our address is 16UekLq9bnhMbydcsUrHJ3s3rizqmLYQHr and we'd greatly appreciate an email to [email protected] confirming the donation (so we can send you a big THANK YOU!) — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

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Hi! Sorry for the slow reply, we just enabled BCH donations via @coinbase today! Here's the address: 16UekLq9bnhMbydcsUrHJ3s3rizqmLYQHr If you do donate, we'd greatly appreciate an email to [email protected] confirming the donation amount. Thanks so much for your support! πŸ™Œ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 29, 2017

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That's a pretty incredible streak! — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 28, 2017

NPR News: This Tax Loophole For Wealthy Donors Just Got Bigger

This Tax Loophole For Wealthy Donors Just Got Bigger
In several states, private schools could see a windfall next year thanks to the new tax bill.

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World's Biggest Education Market Is Opening For Business

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China is now the world’s largest international schools market in the world - and reforms introduced this year are likely to accelerate growth at the more lucrative end.

from Forbes Education

Big Data's Influence On College Admission Is Growing

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Advances in data mining add another layer to the complexity of college admission. While you surf a college's website, it might be watching what you do and using your behavior to help with its enrollment issues.

from Forbes Education

NPR News: Why Foster Care Students In Seattle Are Beating The Odds

Why Foster Care Students In Seattle Are Beating The Odds
A Seattle-area nonprofit called Treehouse helped almost nine out of 10 students from the foster care system graduate high school this past year — a huge increase in a few short years.

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NPR News: The Biggest Education Stories Of 2017 And 2018

The Biggest Education Stories Of 2017 And 2018
Betsy DeVos, school choice, civil rights, student loans and for-profit colleges: A look at the year in education and the big stories we're watching next year.

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The Coach Who Has What Everybody's Chasing

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Travis Hudson has guided Western Kentucky volleyball from an unknown to a perennially ranked Top 25 program. He's had plenty of offers to move on, but every time bigger schools come calling, he stays put. What's Hudson have that no one else can offer?

from Forbes Education

Seven Things To Consider When Planning Your High-Profile Event

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Before you start looking at the fine details, consider the broader picture.

from Forbes Education

NPR News: DeVos In Charge, Teacher Well-Being And Chronic Absence: Our Year In Review

DeVos In Charge, Teacher Well-Being And Chronic Absence: Our Year In Review
As we say goodbye to 2017, we're reflecting on some of our best education stories of the year.

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Is Wesleyan University Compromising Its Academic Reputation to Make Money From Football?

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Is Wesleyan University Compromising Its Academic Reputation to Make Money From Football?
Is Wesleyan University compromising its independent reputation and academic excellence to build an athletic cash cow?

December 24, 2017 at 12:06PM
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Do You Want To Accelerate Social Innovation? Invest In Black Women.

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The ideas and proposals from entrepreneurs of color that could potentially impact the most needy communities are not being valued. If we are being denied the right to serve those that look like us, who is being given the right?

from Forbes Education

Meet Joy.Js, An Editor That Lets You Manipulate Programs In Real Time With Plain English

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Meet Joy.Js, An Editor That Lets You Manipulate Programs In Real Time With Plain English
We've highlighted a few of Nicky Case's wonderful interactive projects before but Joy.Js, a tool for making "happy little programs," is so neat that it earns that Bob Ross-ism.

December 24, 2017 at 08:48AM
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Credit Cards And Teens: Cash Is So Yesterday

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Worried about your teens and credit cards? You should be! When our teens enter college, credit companies (despite new laws) encourage our youth to obtain a card. Unfortunately, parents are not teaching the basics. Need help talking to your teen about credit? Use this quiz to start the discussion.

from Forbes Education

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If you want to make a change ahead of Christmas please consider a donation to @KhanAcademy. Because everybody -irrespective of social or economic status- deserves high quality Education. https://t.co/ddXuPvj8Cg — Andreas G. Georgiou (@andreasggeo) December 24, 2017

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πŸ‘‹ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 24, 2017

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It’s a time of thanks and giving and I’d like to appreciate @khanacademy for helping me excel through my education! In return, I’m translating videos for you guys to make education more accessible! — Eric Sommala (@ESommala) December 24, 2017

NPR News: Education Under The Tax Bill, For-Profit Colleges And More Women In Med School

Education Under The Tax Bill, For-Profit Colleges And More Women In Med School
Graduate students can breathe easier, a potential mixing of church and state in Louisiana, and for-profit students will get less money back than anticipated. It's the last weekly roundup of the year!

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If anyone would like to get me a Christmas πŸŽ„ present consider donating to @[email protected]#justsaying — Jorge Alarcon Ochoa (@X1alejandro3x) December 22, 2017

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Congrats Donny! Your hard work and perseverance paid off! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 22, 2017

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It's the end of the annual cycle at college. Maxed out my scores on Discrete Mathematics and Calculus. Thank you, @khanacademy. Those +1.4M Energy Points ended up materializing into very real results. — Bernardo SOUSA (@BernardoSOUSA11) December 22, 2017

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Hi Keegan! For a quick response try submitting a support request to our Help Center: https://t.co/D9xiuCZlbD πŸ™‚ — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 22, 2017

NPR News: Why School Field Trips Are Causing Controversy In Denmark

Why School Field Trips Are Causing Controversy In Denmark
Denmark's seeing a controversy over how to handle Christmas in public schools. The country is largely secular but takes children on church field trips for the holiday.

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Gaining Agency: Six Tips For Finding The Right Marketing Firm

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When picking an agency, you're gaining a partner, someone to help you get the right message out to the right people. Here are a few things to keep in the back of your mind when you're weighing what the teams can offer.

from Forbes Education

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😘😘😘 https://t.co/RZqsWsa2kt — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 22, 2017

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Welcome! 😊 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 22, 2017

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Wow, the @khanacademy really breaks things down. Learnt org chem dot structures in about five minutes! πŸ™ŒπŸ»#gamsat — DanielMcCarten ✌ (@DanielMccarten0) December 21, 2017

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Has @KhanAcademy helped you, or someone you know? Support a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere by giving today: https://t.co/JlElkj4ZLC πŸ’š http://pic.twitter.com/apV8Cl7dAw — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 22, 2017

NPR News: For-Profit And Online Education: What's Going On?

For-Profit And Online Education: What's Going On?
Even as regulations weaken, for-profit colleges struggle to stay afloat.

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Looks like perfect English to us! — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 21, 2017

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Sorry entries have closed for 2017! Stay tuned for our talent search in 2018. — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 21, 2017

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Hi Alyssa, sorry to hear! If you can submit the problem to our help center we'll look into it: https://t.co/D9xiuCZlbD Hope we can get it sorted in time for your study! — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 21, 2017

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Hey Sal, today I got my final grades and I’ve earned an AS degree with honors at my community college and will be heading on to university for engineering. I’m a older student who never believed I could do it. It all started with Khan Academy. Thank you. — Dead Prose (@DeadProse) December 20, 2017

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❤️❤️❤️ So great to hear. The potential was in you the whole time – but glad we could help you unlock it! Congratulations on your AS degree and all the best for your future studies! — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) December 21, 2017