Monthly Archives: April 2015

A look

O say, can you see A long look, now a long stare Once fuzzy, now clear Advertisements

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Attention teachers: You might want to rethink working in Kansas

Salon has the details. A bill approved by the Kansas Senate on Wednesday would enable prosecutors to bring charges against teachers and school administrators for assigning or distributing materials judged harmful to students, the Kansas City Star reports.

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In Ireland, attitudes on immigration have hardened since economic crash, poll suggests

From the Irish Times: Attitudes on immigration harden since crash, poll suggests.

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Mock slave auction held at the University of Pennsylvania

National Review explains. Students at the University of Pennsylvania staged a mock slave auction outside of a fraternity house to protest the fact that a Beyonce blow-up doll had appeared in its Christmas-card photo more than four months ago. The purpose … Continue reading

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Another frat, another example of stupid behavior, another expulsion

The Associated Press has the story. A fraternity at the University of Kansas has kicked out four members after a video posted on social media showed someone mocking Muslims. Zeta Beta Tau chapter president Jason Finkelstein said Wednesday that the … Continue reading

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A “100-year gap” in the quality of education

The Brookings Institution has the data. If we continue with the current approaches to global education, this century-wide gap will continue into the future. Of course this gap varies between different countries and regions – and there are differences within … Continue reading

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URGENT: FOX News reporting that Baltimore’s mayor ordered police to stand down during recent rioting

Mediaite takes a look at the details being reported by FOX News. Fox News is reporting that Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake ordered police officers to “stand down” as rioters and looters were vandalizing and setting fire to buildings in the city … Continue reading

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