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The Swampby Mark Silva In "the race to the top,'' no child will be left behind, we're assured, but a lot of low-performing teachers - as measured by the poor performance of their students - may be The government has set......
Richard Gonzalez, it turns out, is more of a self-made man than a lot of us knew. The Abbott Laboratories veteran of more than 30 years, who is pegged to serve as chief executive of the pharmaceutical company spinoff that the North Chicago-based medical...
"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew." — St. Francis de Sales Ask me...
"When a manager with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it's the reputation of the business that remains intact," Warren Buffett likes to say when asked if a good chief executive can salvage a bad business....
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a competition today that will award up to 30 grants of $50,000 to $100,000 to winners who come up with apps, websites or other online tools that help high schoolers -- especially low-income students --...
The rich got quite a bit richer this past year, according to this year's rankings of the 400 wealthiest Americans. Forbes magazine released its annual list on Wednesday, and the combined net worth jumped 13 percent to $1.7 trillion in 2012, up from $1....
What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf. For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...
A rash of student athletes leaving college early to join the ranks of professional athletes is prompting increasing discussions about the decisions of those students. It's a particularly problematic issue for college basketball. The NFL has a rule that...
My first day of work at Microsoft, 15 years ago, I wore a DOJ baseball cap that a friend had given me when she heard I was going to work in Redmond. DOJ stood for Department of Justice, which is where my friend worked. I wore the cap into the office on my...
“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” — Saint Francis de Sales...
Politics is making Americans dumb and mean. It's turning a generous, forward-thinking people into glib, defensive, narrow-minded bores. Pundits tell us that the answer to all this nastiness — from the disgusting comments on message boards to the...
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