Ten years of No Child Left Behind Ten years ago this Sunday, George Bush signed into law the No Child Left Behind Act. Since then it has become a lightning rod for criticism, and the focus of the fight over how to improve American education. Midmorning looks at what NCLB has achieved, where it's failed, and what comes next.9:06 a.m.
Rick Hess: Director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He writes the "Rick Hess Straight Up" blog for Education Week.
Laura Hamilton: Senior behavioral scientist at the Rand Corporation.
Manners in the digital age Annoyed by people who can't take their eyes off their iPhone? Or people who share everything on Facebook? You're not alone. Midmorning examines how we view manners in the digital age.10:06 a.m.
Farhad Manjoo: Slate's technology columnist and the author of "True Enough: Learning To Live in a Post-Fact Society."
Emily Yoffe: Regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence and Human Guinea Pig columns.