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Are American schools making inequality worse?

The answer appears to be yes. Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation's most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a study published today in Educational ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Social Sciences
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EU open to digital competition: official

A top European Union official on a tour that includes visits to US technology giants said the EU bloc is open to all players, brushing aside references to "digital protectionism."

dateSep 24, 2015 in Internet
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The world's new sustainable development goals

On September 25 world leaders will meet in New York to formalise the new Sustainable Development Goals. These 17 goals will guide efforts to reduce poverty and increase well-being, without destroying the Earth. The Conversation ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Social Sciences
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