Bill Gates published an op-ed on CNN.com saying that it is worth investing in better metrics to measure teaching methods. The entrepreneur turned philanthropist writes, “understanding great teaching means the opportunity to receive feedback on the skills and techniques that can help them excel in their careers,” which, in turn, poises students for further academic success.
That's why the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supported the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, a three-year collaboration of teachers and researchers, to develop reliable measures that identify outstanding teaching.
Today CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty and CNN foreign affairs reporter Elise Labott sat down with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to talk about her health, next steps and foreign policy. Part of this interview aired in the 4pm ET hour of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer; additional portions of the interview will air in the 5 p.m. ET and 6 p.m. ET hours of the program. Highlights from the interview are after the jump; a full transcript will be available on http://archives.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/sitroom.html.
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VIDEO: Clinton: Egypt doesn't have an easy task: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/29/exp-tsr-clinton-egypt-future-intv.cnn
VIDEO: Clinton on warnings about Libya: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/01/29/exp-tsr-clinton-libya-benghazi.cnnCNN Security Clearance Blog
Award-winning anchor and investigative reporter Chris Cuomo is joining CNN. He will have a major role in a new CNN morning show and across the network, anchoring and reporting on major events, it was announced today by Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide.
CNN's Ted Rowlands talks to a mother who has lost all four of her children to gun violence in Chicago.
Tune in to Anderson Cooper 360 town hall: Guns Under Fire this Thursday at 8pm ET.
What you need to know about the new strain of norovirus spreading across the U.S.
Safety questions raised after Brazil's tragic fire and four people are arrested in connection with the inferno. CNN's Shasta Darlington and ABC News Correspondent Matt Gutman report from Brazil.
Republicans look to rebrand and attract Latino voters with a possible new bipartisan immigration reform bill. CNN's chief political analyst Gloria Borger, Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher, and Republican consultant Margaret Hoover discuss.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty and CNN foreign affairs reporter Elise Labott will sit down with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The interview will air across CNN programs, starting with The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer in the 5 p.m. ET hour on Tuesday.
On Thursday, January 31st, Anderson Cooper will host a town hall from George Washington University on the topic of gun control with today’s leading voices on this hot button topic. Guests and additional details to follow.
Anderson Cooper 360° Town Hall: Guns Under Fire will air at 8pm ET on CNN.
Transcripts and video available after the show.
On the Sunday, Jan. 27th edition of "Fareed Zakaria GPS," host Fareed Zakaria queried Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev about his nation's new federal policy to ban foreign adoptions. "Unfortunately, the information which we believe about the fate of Russian children adopted in the United States does not make anyone happy," Medvedev said to Zakaria.
In further explaining his views on this issue, Mr. Medvedev said that although most Russian children brought to the United States have a positive adoption experience, Russian media has extensively highlighted several cases of abuse and even death of adopted Russian childen at the hands of their American parents.
The full transcript of this program may be found here.
Fareed Zakaria GPS airs Sundays at 10:00am and 1:00pm Eastern on CNN/U.S. and at 7:00am and 3:00pm on CNN International.