New York’s schools are ‘killing’ students, report says

NYS education officials are blaming a rise in bullying on a rise of standardized tests, reports the New York Post.“In some of the schools we visited, students who did not know the right answer to a question were called ‘smart’ and ‘silly,’” according to a report by the state’s Office of Inspector General.“Many kids were …

What are the most important lessons for the tech industry?

It’s easy to imagine that a young startup in Silicon Valley, looking to raise venture capital, might be overwhelmed by the scale of its business.But a study by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) suggests the tech sector is not as vulnerable to the kind of rapid change seen in the financial industry.According to MGI, there …