Education

5:43am

Sun May 13, 2012
NPR Story

Words Of Wisdom Commence For 2012 Grads

Originally published on Sun May 13, 2012 10:09 am

Transcript

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

It's graduation season at colleges and universities around the country. And just as Mitt Romney addressed the students at Liberty University, other prominent politicians, entertainers and leaders are joining in that celebrated tradition. Here now, we present a composite commencement address for the class of 2012, drawn from some famous voices over the years.

(SOUNDBITE OF COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES)

PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY: Board of trustees, distinguished guests...

BARBARA BUSH: ...faculty, parents...

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6:29am

Sat May 12, 2012
Commentary

Congratulations Spring Graduates

Part of graduation is always smiling for pictures with the family
Dave Dennis

This weekend is commencement for spring graduates at both Colorado State University and the University of Colorado. The University of Northern Colorado graduated their spring class last weekend. Congratulations to all of the graduates!

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9:54am

Fri May 11, 2012
Education

EdNews: Legislative Review 2012

Education News Colordao

An improving economy and a willingness to listen may have been the key factors behind passage of significant education bills by the 2012 legislature.

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5:00am

Fri May 11, 2012

12:49am

Fri May 11, 2012
Planet Money

Where Teenagers Run The Economy

Originally published on Fri May 11, 2012 5:10 am

Future central bankers of Ridgefield High
NPR

Every spring, high school students descend on the headquarters of the New York Federal Reserve, a few blocks from Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. They compete to see who does the best impression of a central banker.

The High School Fed Challenge is a big deal. Schools like Montclair High in Montclair, New Jersey have multiple rounds of tryouts just to get on the team. Then they practice for months.

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