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Growing evidence suggests what does work to break the poverty cycle: Start early in life, and coach parents to stimulate their children. Randomized controlled trials, the gold standard of evidence, have shown this with programs like Nurse-Family Partnership, Reach Out and Read, and high-quality preschool. Read more of Nicholas Kristof's op-ed.
Beyond Education Wars
One of Leonardo da Vinci’s many notebooks, this one diagramming a potter’s wheel, c. 1508-1509.
Cartier - Cigarette Case - Platinum - Paris - 1931 The back of the lid is engraved with twenty signatures “Coco” - Coco Chanel, “Misia” - Misia Sert, “Fellowes” - Daisy Fellowes, “Vera” - Vera de Bosset, “Peggy” - Peggy Guggenheim, “Etienne” - Etienne de Beaumont, inside the case “Cécile” - Cécile Sorel, “Elsie” - Elsie de Wolfe, “Johnnie” - Prince Jean-Louis de Faucigny- Lucinge