France debates ban on cellphones in schools

The French education minister has broached the idea of banning cellphones from schools to tackle what he described as a "public health problem."

Waukee teacher wins award for designing health and medicine course

Waukee APEX teacher Holly Showalter wins Iowa STEM award for designing health and medicine course, giving students real-world experiences.         

Philanthropist Betty Steele dies at 96

Philanthropist Elizabeth “Betty” Richardson Steele, 96, died Tuesday, Jan. 16. She and her late husband, Richard Steele, supported the arts,...

A 1.5% tax on billionaires could educate all the world’s children

Just how rich are the very rich? UK-based charity Oxfam quantified the answer in an update today to its annual inequality report. Per the report…

Brainstorm Health: A Dispatch from Davos, Celgene Juno Deal, Sanofi Bioverativ Acquisition

Good morning from Davos, Switzerland, where corporate and country muckety-mucks are gathered under a deep canopy of fresh snow for the annual World...

Apple Makes Large Investment in The Malala Fund and Tim Cook Joins Its Leadership Council

The Malala Fund just got a big infusion of cash from a high profile donor. Apple said Sunday it will contribute a significant investment to the...