Brian Childs is a writer and has worked online as a web editor for sites such as Asylum, ComicsAlliance and Moviefone. He studied history and Spanish at the University of Georgia and received a masters in journalism from New York University. Currently he oversees content at Certification Map. You can follow him on Google+.


An Education Stimulus?

The economic stimulus plan, formed by President Obama and the Democrats of Congress, will go further than double the Education Department’s current budget if the Senate gives the plan the go-ahead...

Bill Gates: It’s the Teacher, Stupid

Bill Gates on Monday released his first annual letter from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The former Microsoft chairman was encouraged by buddy and big donor, Warren Buffett, to start penning his thoughts on philanthropy...

Missouri’s New Certification Law

Last year, legislators passed the new certification law in hopes of cutting into Missouri’s teacher shortfall. Now nearly a year later, the new program is booming with success, but creating a controversy along the way...

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