Daily Archives: June 10, 2013

Edward Snowden – Hero or Traitor?

Jeffery Toobin: Edward Snowden Is No Hero Edward Snowden, a twenty-nine-year-old former C.I.A. employee and current government contractor, has leaked news of National Security Agency programs that collect vast amounts of information about the telephone calls made by millions of … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

This sounds racist: Grouping Students by Ability Regains Favor in Classroom It was once common for elementary-school teachers to arrange their classrooms by ability, placing the highest-achieving students in one cluster, the lowest in another. But ability grouping and its … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty in Foggy Bottom

This just keeps gettin’ better and better: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks. The Diplomatic … Continue reading

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I Hate Mondays Open Thread

My muse stayed up late watching Silver Linings Playbook and then slept in this morning. I can stare at my monitor until my eyes bleed but I still got nothing. The George Zimmerman trial is scheduled to start today but … Continue reading

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