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Creating Sound Policy for Digital Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 01.16.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

They announce that, "The digital revolution needs excellent teachers." Instead, I'd say, "The shift to personal digital learning will leverage excellent teachers."

Why Test-Driven Accountability Is Grasping at Straws

John Thompson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education
John Thompson

Bill Gates says that his $5 billion experiment in education has not failed. Gates also claims that he trusts in science. That prompted me to reread the National Academy of Sciences' analysis of the failure of test-driven accountability.

Squadron of Oil Executives on Fraser Institute Board of Directors

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Canada's libertarian think-tank, the Fraser Institute, has a knack for providing excellent PR and advocacy services for the oil industry in Canada. That might be because they practically are the oil industry.

Why I Wear the Penny: A Planned Parenthood Clinic Escort's Reaction to the Tiller Murder

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Notte

My sister is a grown woman who, at some point, may need one of the many services Planned Parenthood has to offer. If she felt that someone might try to deny her access to these services, I would like her to know that her big brother will always be there to clear a path.