Michelle Rhee on Reforming from the Inside | Candy Crowley to Be First Female Presidential Debate Moderator in 20 Years | Muslim Protests Continue | Fathers Lifestyle Found to Have Hereditary Impact on Children
Two years ago today the education reform documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’” opened in theaters in New York in Los Angeles. The movie reignited a national debate about education reform, and it introduced many Americans to charismatic DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee. Two years later, Rhee is no longer in charge of DC schools, but she remains one of education reform’s most controversial figures.
As the host of CNN's State of the Union and the network's chief political correspondent, Candy Crowley has made a career of holding politicians accountable. A new challenge awaits her this political season: On Tuesday, October 16, Crowley will moderate the second presidential debate.
The United Nations General Assembly convenes here in New York just as a a set of disturbing developements has emerged in the Middle East. Will these reverse some of the hopeful trends we have seen in the region over the past two years?
A new area of study looks at how the genetic inheritance of expecting fathers can affect their offspring. The research shows that not only do unhealthy living and other lifestyle factors affect the quality of the sperm, they also affect the health of their unborn children.