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Cheating Teachers Teach Cheats

Victor Dorff | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics
Victor Dorff

Cases of teachers and principals changing their students' answers after the test, or filling in the correct answers that students left blank, have made headlines in recent months.

The Cheating Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Jason Stanford | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

A new General Accounting Office report demonstrates that cheating by school officials on standardized tests has become commonplace despite the use of security measures the report recommends.

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Alan Singer | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

When I was seventeen years old I started to participate in anti-Vietnam War demonstrations. The next morning I would check for coverage in the New Yor...

Fed Chairman: Dodd-Frank Makes System 'Stronger And More Resilient'

AP | By JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Regulators must better understand threats to the financial system to be able to prevent another crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Ber...

Biolabs Multiplying Like Rabbits: A Clear and Present Danger

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

The dangers posed by biolabs often fly under the radar, but that may be changing. The public would do well to question the knee-jerk "security at all costs" policy of the federal government.

Baghdad Bling

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The sheer audacity of this White House is beyond belief -- why are we permitting Iraq's government to get away with this highway robbery when it could easily shoulder more of the reconstruction burden?