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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Teachers Take Time To Task for Tenure Cover

Teachers are demanding Time magazine apologize for "misleading and hyperbolic attack". (from Common Dreams)

Teachers are being urged to a write a critical letter to Time.  (from Diane Ravitch Blog)

The big problem with Time's teacher-bashing. (from FAIR)

It's time to give Time a reality check. (from The Independent)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Tackling the Darker Side of Sports

Academic scandal at the University of North Carolina encompasses more than 1,500 athletes (from the Associated Press)

The price of eligibility at UNC. (from The New Yorker)

Football's homosocial natures explodes at New Jersey high school. (from The Edge of Sports)

2 who saw our coming sports problems way back in the 19th Century. (from The Daily Beast)

The NFL's red flags; 32 teams, 32 problems. (from Rolling Stone)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Looking at Christianity from the "Right" View

The 10 weirdest right-wing Christian conspiracies. (from Salon)

Why do right-wing Christians think that religious freedom means forcing their faith on everyone else? (from The Atlantic)

5 things the religious right needs to learn about the 10 Commandments. (from Salon)

3 key reasons why leaders of the religious right are so angry. (from Patheos)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ebola Fears Are Leading to An Abundance of Crazy

Ebola panic running rampant across the USA. (from The Huffington Post)

Fears turn into an epidemic of racism and hysteria. (from The Intercept)

8 ways people are making money off of Ebola. (from Time)

Ebola fears are crippling Africa's safari industry. (from CNN)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Over-Testing Is Failing America's School Kids

The testing overload in America's schools. (from Center for American Progress)

There are many things that matter more than test scores. (from The Huffington Post)

Pearson' wrong answer. (from Prismatic)

SAT scores and income inequality. (from The Wall Street Journal)

It's 2014. All children are supposed to be proficient. What happened? (from NPR)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Despite Continuing Ebola Worries, Things Are Looking Up

The latest developments in the Ebola story. (from NPR)

4 pieces of good news about Ebola that have gotten lost in the hype. (from Think Progress)

Health threats to Americans ranked by actual threat, not media hype. (from Vox)

Want to protect from threatening diseases? Vaccinate your kids. (from MLIve)

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Do Voter ID Laws Threaten Turnout?

Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law. (from The Huffington Post)

Justice Ginsburg pens scathing dissent on Texas ruling. (from The Huffington Post)

Harmful voter ID laws put price on voting, Senator says. (from Bernie Saunders)

Don't think voter ID laws are racist. Consider this: whites are more supportive of such laws when shown pictures of blacks. (from The Washington Post)

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