There's new research that shows that students desperately want to fit in with their peers. And if their peers are not motivated, this can affect the academic choices that students make... Leonardo Bursztyn at UCLA and Robert Jensen at the Wharton School, went into four low-income LA schools and offered 11th grade students access to free SAT prep courses.
By Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan and Anant Sudarshan - The Indian Express
London was once known as “the big smoke”. Osaka, Japan, was the “smoke capital.” Los Angeles was the “smog capital of the world”. And most recently, Beijing gained notice as a major pollution capital. While cities are hotbeds for vibrant culture, economic activity and growth, they too often become air pollution capitals during times of rapid development. Delhi, like many of India’s cities, is no different. Read more about Make the polluter pay
Under the BCURE program, EPoD is hosting PolicyHack -- a two-day policy hackathon on April 18th and 19th in Delhi, India -- bringing together Indian policymakers and top coders to develop technical solutions to challenges, enabling a more effective, efficient and transparent government.
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