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What’s wrong with putting a price on nature?

The concept of pricing ecosystem services and allowing them to be bought and sold has gained wide acceptance among conservationists in recent years. But does this approach merely obscure nature’s true value and put the natural world at even greater risk?

University of Iowa employees dispute school’s claims in liberal bias lawsuit

Multiple employees of the University of Iowa during a federal trial today countered their employer’s claims that a job candidate suing for alleged liberal biases had stated in a presentation to law school faculty that she would refuse to teach analysis.

Blended learning models win Gates funding

A new wave of school models have been awarded a total of $5.4 million in grants from Next Generation Learning Challenges, a competition funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote college readiness and completion, and education technology.