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Chris discusses President Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the programming biases at MSNBC, and the latest details in the Center City building collapse.He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and comedian Steve Byrne.
For a broad view of our troubles in education, read The New York Times editorial “The Trouble With Testing Mania.”
In 1991, 165 students graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Yale. But in 2012, there were only 62.
Statistics indicate that the past decade has been one of stagnation with regard to child welfare. These children are the future of our nation.
How many piano tuners are there in the entire world? How much should you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle? Just some of the questions Google used to ask interviewees.
Chris discusses Governor Chris Christie’s appointment of the next Senator of New Jersey and the NSA’s surveillance of cell phone users. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, Comedian John Dore and National Security Analyst Ed Turzanski.
Chris analyzes the New York Times, CNN and Associated Press’s decision to decline a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, a local girl’s battle for a lung transplant, and the capture of a bear in Burlington County. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from the Philly Post about a racial discrimination suit filed against the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office.
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
We spend about 5.5 percent of the nation’s economic output on education – preschool through college – but we may be missing the most important part – infants and toddlers.
Because knowledge is available on the Internet, what you need to know matters far less than what you can do with what you know; the ability to innovate, to solve problems, the need for critical thinking, communication and collaboration.
Chris shares the breaking news of Pope Benedict’s resignation, reviews last night’s Grammy Awards, and breaks down the rebuttle report issued by the Paterno Family. He talks to Steve Goreham from the Climate Science Coalition of America, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Deborah Norville from Inside Edition.
Report links Alex Rodriguez, other baseball players with HGH, more PED use.
An article in the Global New York Times, titled “Long Live Paper” quotes the federal Secretary of Education declaring a war on textbooks saying they should soon be obsolete. The author disagrees.
With more than 40 percent of college graduates taking jobs that require no degree, education experts weigh in on the challenges students face in choosing a major, or two.