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March 4th, 2010
10:35 AM ET

Michael Smith's Healing for Haiti

Healing for Haiti is the mission, and one singer wants to make it easy for you to participate in giving. Singer Michael W. Smith talks to Kyra Phillips and shares songs which have been compiled to help fund the relief effort.


Filed under: Anchors • Kyra Phillips
March 4th, 2010
09:40 AM ET

Protesting the Cost of Education Cuts

Across the U.S. students are protesting education budget cuts that have resulted in tuition hikes, canceled classes and the doubling of class waiting lists. More than 100 protests in 33 states are planned as part of the Day of Action to Defend Education. Students in Georgia and California are facing tuition increases of more than 30 percent.

Share your story: What do you think of the budget cuts? What are your solutions to the skyrocketing costs of education in America?

Leave us your comments. We’ll share some of them on air in the CNN Newsroom, 11am ET — 1pm ET


Filed under: Tony Harris
March 4th, 2010
09:36 AM ET

Is the stimulus helping your kids' school?

As people across the country today protest budget cuts to education, the CNN Stimulus Desk is taking a look at just how much the $862 billion stimulus has done to help schools over the past year.

Want to know what it's done for your state? Here's a breakdown from the Department of Education.

Has the stimulus helped you? Post your thoughts here.


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield • Josh Levs • Kyra Phillips • Tony Harris
March 4th, 2010
08:58 AM ET

Junior Air Traffic Controller

 A New York air traffic controller is under investigation for allegedly allowing his two small children to speak directly to pilots over the radio frequency. Recordings have surfaced of the controller’s son clearing a Jet Blue flight for takeoff and later speaking to an Air Mexico flight. The FAA has said these incidents violated standards of professional conduct and policy, but also common sense. But some say the incident has been blown out of proportion since the father was supervising his children in both cases.

What do you think about the “junior” air traffic controller controversy?