Joel Klein served as the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education for eight years. In a new book called "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools," he recounts his experience as head of the nation's largest school district and explains his vision for how to solve the problems plaguing our education system.
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Humans have long wondered what goes on inside the minds of animals.Now the mysteries of autism may provide clues. A scientist explains how her own experience as a person with autism helps her translate "animal talk."
- Dr. Temple Grandin professor of animal science at Colorado State University and author of two books on autism, including "Thinking In Pictures." "Animals in Translation" was co-authored with Catherine Johnson.
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