Poverty and Learning News

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Featured Research

from universities, journals, and other organizations


Featured Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Are School Dress Codes Too Strict?

Are School Dress Codes Too Strict?

AP (Apr. 16, 2014) Pushing the limits on style and self-expression is a rite of passage for teens and even younger kids. How far should schools go with their dress codes? The courts have sided with schools in an era when school safety is paramount. (April 16) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com
Teen Drinking Rates Linked To Alcohol Mentions In Pop Music

Teen Drinking Rates Linked To Alcohol Mentions In Pop Music

Newsy (Apr. 9, 2014) A University of Pittsburgh study found pop music that mentions alcohol is linked to higher drinking rates among teens. Video provided by Newsy
Powered by NewsLook.com
IRS Rules Bitcoin Is Property and Subject to Capital Gains Tax

IRS Rules Bitcoin Is Property and Subject to Capital Gains Tax

TheStreet (Mar. 28, 2014) The Internal Revenue Service has determined that bitcoin will be treated as property, not currency. In its first big ruling on the virtual currency on Tuesday, the IRS said that bitcoin does not have "legal tender status." As a result of bitcoin being regarded as property, it can be treated as capital assets, governed by the same rules as stocks and bonds. In addition, the IRS said that people who receive wages in bitcoins would also be subject to federal income and payroll taxes. Video provided by TheStreet
Powered by NewsLook.com
Gov. Jim Hunt Calls U.S. Higher Education 'Gold Standard' Of the World

Gov. Jim Hunt Calls U.S. Higher Education 'Gold Standard' Of the World

TheStreet (Mar. 24, 2014) Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt discusses with TheStreet's Joe Deaux why U.S. institutions of higher education should export their services abroad. Hunt calls it the gold standard of the world, arguing that American higher education can benefit in a similar way that U.S. businesses do. Hunt joined former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Dallas on Monday to push for a broader reach by American universities to educate beyond our own borders. Video provided by TheStreet
Powered by NewsLook.com

All Poverty and Learning News

last updated on 2014-04-17 at 11:06 pm EDT

Subscribe for Free


Stay up to date with ScienceDaily's Poverty and Learning News, delivered daily to your email inbox or RSS reader:

Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:

Share This

via email and social networks

Subscribe for Free


Get ScienceDaily's Poverty and Learning News, delivered daily via email or RSS:

Most Popular Stories

from the past week

Strange & Offbeat Stories


Science & Society

Business & Industry

Education & Learning

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins