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Reimagining the School Day

“I think these are the kernels of a national movement,” Secretary Arne Duncan said earlier this week during the announcement of a major new effort by public schools in five states to add significantly more time to the school year for tens of thousands of students starting in the 2013 school year.

December 6, 2012 ·

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Why Entrepreneurship and Crowdfund Investing Go Hand-in-Hand in Recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week

This week, countries all over the world are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, honoring those innovative small business owners who historically have created 65 percent of net new jobs in the U.S, according to the Small Business Association (SBA).

November 15, 2012 ·

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Interview Series: Q&A with Researcher Peter Mills

iAMscientist - What is your view of the current system of educating scientists? Peter Mills – The whole process of training scientists seems to be designed to suppress the very things that make science possible: innovation and creativity.

August 27, 2012 ·

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How to Create an Amazing Crowdfunding Pitch

Thanks to the Pebble E-Paper Watch's recent $10 million record-breaking fundraising effort, and similar online ventures, crowdfunding has recently exploded onto the mainstream consciousness, and with good reason -- for several reasons, it's a superb approach to raising venture capital and angel investment.

August 14, 2012 ·

EDU

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