Bush foundation education grant The Bush Foundation recently announced a $40 million grant to significantly overhaul how K-12 teachers are recruited and trained in Minnesota. The goal of the project, which will be watched closely be educators around the nation, is to create and retain effective teachers and increase student achievement.9:06 a.m.
Susan Heegaard: vice president and educational achievement team leader at the Bush Foundation.
Craig Jerald: president of Break the Curve Consulting, an education consulting firm.
Understanding a mother's suicide As a young child in 1963, Nancy Rappaport loses her mother to suicide during a bitter custody battle. Years later she becomes a child psychiatrist and uses the lens of this expertise to understand the mystery of her mother's depression and suicide.10:06 a.m.
Nancy Rappaport: is professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical school. Her memoir is called "In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother's Suicide." Her blog at Psychology Today is called "We Are Only Human."