High School Notes

May 2011


America's Most Popular Online Teacher

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America's most popular teacher doesn't work at Harvard University or a fancy prep school. In fact, he doesn't work in a school at all, but his lessons have been viewed more than 56 million times. Salman Khan, a former hedge fund manager, is the founder of Khan Academy, a free online learning ...

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YouTube
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gates, Bill
academics
education
innovation
high school
students
teachers

Bringing History to Life

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On June 21, 1964, three young civil rights activists, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, were killed by a lynch mob in Philadelphia, Miss. For more than 40 years, the murder went unprosecuted—until three high school students from Illinois, along with journalist Jerry Mitchell,

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high school
K-12 education
history

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