The Best of Our Knowledge

Fridays, 3pm - 3:30pm

Every day, faculty members at schools and universities throughout the world are making discoveries that shape our ways of thinking and redefine our understanding of today's knowledge-driven society. Since 1990, The Best of Our Knowledge has highlighted breakthroughs across disciplines and across the globe, putting you in touch with the men and women at the forefront of their fields. Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.

CD's of the program are available by calling:1-800-323-9262

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:39 am
Mon December 31, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 902

The Best of Our Knowledge
2:02 am
Mon December 24, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 901

Albany, NY – YEAR-END EDUCATION HEADLINES AND UPDATES -
Well, it appears 2007 ends, much the way it began...with many important education measures still languishing in the U.S. Congress.

* The No Child Left Behind Law remains stalled. We'll feature more on that
later in this show.

* The Higher Education Act, which was last renewed in 1998, has had a flurry
of activity, but is still pending in Congress.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:14 am
Mon December 17, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 900

The Best of Our Knowledge
3:00 am
Mon December 10, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 899

Albany, NY – THE GI BILL, PT. 2, TODAY -
We start the show with this note on higher education in Iraq. A University of Baghdad lecturer talked recently with the French Press and reported that the University was about as normal as possible, given the circumstances. The University says about 90% of registered students do show up for class. That's an increase from just 50% last year. The report also described as good (in relative terms for Iraq) that only two professors and two students have been killed in the last two months.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
1:13 am
Mon December 3, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 898

The Best of Our Knowledge
4:47 am
Mon November 26, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 897

The Best of Our Knowledge
11:54 am
Mon November 19, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 896

The Best of Our Knowledge
12:27 am
Mon November 12, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 895

The Best of Our Knowledge
3:49 am
Mon November 5, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 894

WAMC Programs
5:18 am
Mon October 29, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 893

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