The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. A Ferry Explosion, a Kurdish Land Grab and the Schools of the Future

    Know This: Colin Powell blasted Hillary Clinton’s “unbridled ambition” and called Donald Trump a “national disgrace” in hacked emails. Sandra Bland’s family has reached a $1.9 million settlement. A 77-year-old man went on a shooting spree at his Wyoming senior housing complex. And an explosion on a Bali ferry has killed a tourist.

    Read This: Iraq’s Kurds are taking territory from ISIS — which could help them later in their battle for independence.

    Remember This Number: $100 million. That’s the sum doled out to ten unconventional high schools — including one with no class periods and one focusing on homeless students — by Laurene Powell Jobs’ XQ Institute in a bid to rethink education.

This story is part of The Presidential Daily Brief

view full edition