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  • For ex-CNN anchor who converted, Judaism sharpens focus on kids

    July 13, 2015 | 3:10 pm

    “The public school system in this country is broken,” says Campbell Brown, education-reform advocate and former NBC and CNN news anchor.

    It’s this sentiment that led Campbell to create The Seventy Four, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational news site launching Monday. The name...

  • ORT’s Israel schools meld technology and tikkun olam

    By Amy Klein

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Like many high school seniors, Shlomi Tamnu was presented with a problem to solve: Little children were scared of wearing the mask used to deliver anesthesia and treat asthma. But unlike hypothetical math problems, this situation was real.

    The 18-year-old Ethiopian boy from northern...

  • LAUSD president gets lesson in partnership

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa held a news conference on Friday, May 18, to announce his decision to end a yearlong legal battle to take control of Los Angeles schools, Board of Education President Marlene Canter was standing by his side.

    The show of unity -- Canter and...