.@dany_bahar: Trump should focus on making North America more competitive globally, not creating barriers within it… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…— Brookings Global (@BrookingsGlobal) Friday, August 18, 2017
"Grades are mere proxies for what we value. What we actually value is our children being prepared for the future,"… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…— Brookings Global (@BrookingsGlobal) Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Esther Care, an education expert at the Brookings Institution, calls the A-F grading system “nonsense.” “Grades are mere proxies for what we value. What we actually value is our children being prepared for the future,” she said. “We need to find ways in educational assessment to convey information about the degree to which they are ready to venture out and to deal constructively with the huge challenges posed by our 21st century.
[The sugar deal with Mexico] clears away an issue. It smooths the politics [between the U.S. and Mexico] a little.
I'm personally optimistic about the clean energy movement worldwide because it's a business-to-business partnership.