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  • An Education Game Changer

    By  David A. Lehrer

    July 12, 2011 | 12:42 pm

    A seismic shift occurred last week that has not received the attention it deserves.

    The National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers’ union, voted to allow standardized test scores to be included as a part of the evaluation of the teachers it represents. This,... read on

  • A Flotilla of Fools

    By  Joe R. Hicks

    July 8, 2011 | 5:15 pm

    Sometime before the end of this month, and barring some fortunate happening, a motley collection of about ten boats is set to sail from a port in Greece, bound for Gaza, despite a long-standing Israeli naval blockade.

    On board the flotilla will be an equally motley collection of... read on

  • Advocacy, the Academy, and Mushy Thinking

    By  David A. Lehrer

    July 1, 2011 | 4:17 pm

    Ethnic and religious advocacy groups’ reports are not known for their academic rigor or careful sourcing—-those qualities are neither part of their mission nor their goals. Their aims are, understandably, more narrow and self-serving.

    Academic centers at universities, on the... read on

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