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Your teacher probably didn't tell you what George Washington's dentures were really made out of.

9 ‘facts’ you learned in school that are no longer true

George Washington's teeth aren't what you think.

The world is engulfed in a ‘learning crisis’ — but it’s not too late to save students

Although students are physically going to school, a quarter of a billion aren't learning anything.

The age your brain matures at everything — it isn’t even fully developed until age 25

Neuroscientists are confirming what car rental places already knew — the brain doesn't fully mature until age 25.
It's all about applying what you've learned, said PayPal chief learning officer Derek Hann (pictured).

A PayPal exec’s favorite interview question reveals the skill all good employees should have

PayPal CLO Derek Hann asks all job candidates this interview question.

Pushing school start times to 8:30 a.m. could add $9 billion a year to the US economy

A new study published by the RAND Corporation and RAND Europe found moving to later school start times would make people more productive in the long run.

Netflix’s CEO backs a math education program that works like the streaming service

In 2011, Reed Hastings poured millions into an education platform that tailors math lessons just like the service bringing people "Orange is the New Black."

Year-round school is booming — but its benefits are over-hyped

One of the trendiest solutions to the dreaded problem of kids losing smarts over the summer may be seriously misguided.

A CEO who sold 2 companies to Google gives his best advice on taking career risks

Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn, who sold 2 companies to Google, explains why you should take risks early in your career.