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Kill the Credit Hour

When it comes to college credit, we need to stop counting time and start counting learning, says Amy Laitinen in New America's "Big Ideas" series on CNN.com.

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WHY STUDENT LOANS ARE DIFFERENT

EVENT April 02, 2015 02:00 PM– 03:30 PM

Thursday April 02, 2015

02:00 PM – 03:30 PM


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New America will host a panel discussion with student loan experts who will provide their views on the findings in a new report, "Why Student Loans Are Different" and how the report contributes to our understanding of student debt.

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EAST JERUSALEM / WEST JERUSALEM

EVENT April 02, 2015 06:30 PM– 08:30 PM

Thursday April 02, 2015

06:30 PM – 08:30 PM


[u'Civic Hall', u'156 Fifth Avenue (at 20th Street)', u'New York, NY 10010']

After the recent re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the conversations around the future of Israel and the surrounding region have reached renewed fervor. But in a time when Israel and Palestine seem as hopelessly divided as ever, the usual efforts of diplomacy may not be enough.

Erez Miller and ...

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in the news | April 01, 2015 | International Security

Securing Afghanistan Means Relying On Difficult U.S. Partner -- Pakistan's Army

“The question is not what [Pakistan] can or can’t do, the question is what happens if you exclude Pakistan from the conversation," said Shamila Chaudhary, who served as Obama's National Security Council director for Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2010 and 2011, and is now a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. "Pakistan is very good at playing a spoiler role in any of these kinds of conversations, and when they’re excluded from the conversation or excluded from having the information after the fact, that’s very frustrating for them because so much of this impacts their national security posture.”

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in the news | April 01, 2015 | Future of War

CHINESE THUNDERBOLTS REPLACE AMERICAN COBRAS: NEW Z-10 ATTACK HELICOPTERS FOR PAKISTAN

Pakistan recently took delivery of three Z-10 attack helicopters, stored at this hangar in the Qasim Army base near Rawalphindi. The helicopters' state of disassembly suggests that Pakistani technicians are working to quickly familarize themselves with these new helicopters by installing rotor blades and other parts for flight, and then combat.

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in the news | April 01, 2015
Kill the Credit Hour

Kill the Credit Hour

When it comes to college credit, we need to stop counting time and start counting learning, says Amy Laitinen in New America's "Big Ideas" series on CNN.com.