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Required Readings, 7 January 2014

Good morning, everyone! Here are your Tuesday readings: -The Sunday Assembly – the “atheist church” – undergoes a split. -How do we get people to listen to the message of science? -Another poll released by the NCSE shows that six in ten Americans accept evolution. Have some links you’d like …

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Required Readings, 31 December 2013

Happy New Year’s Eve, skeptics and educators! Here are some readings to get you started today: -A Chicago-area library rejects a donation from “Friendly Atheist” Hemant Mehta, saying he represents a “hate group.” –A NPR poll says that a quarter of American parents feel as though their child’s school doesn’t …

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Required Readings, 24 December 2013

Good morning, everyone! Here are some articles for your consideration: -Atheist groups around the country are rebuffed while trying to be charitable. -This writer says that teaching is more difficult than being an aerospace engineer. -A new Harris poll addresses evolution and creationism. Have some links you’d like to share? …

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Required Readings, 17 December 2013

Hello, all! Here are your Tuesday readings: -One person’s take on the online atheist community – and why he’s “quitting” it. –What a geologist can teach us about better science education. -How prestige factors into choosing a graduate program. Have some links you’d like to share? Submit them on our …

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Required Readings, 10 December 2013

Good morning, everyone! For your reading pleasure: -The people who shaped higher education in 2013. -America will never raise its educational levels because we are unwilling to do what it takes to achieve that. -The Atlantic has published a list of notable education stories from 2013 (thanks to Dan for …

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Required Readings, 3 December 2013

Good morning, everyone! Here are some articles to start off your Tuesday: -Pennsylvania’s universities shed programs and staff as they feel the pain of budget cuts.  -A study of those who received a Ph.D. in history shows that large numbers of them work as adjuncts and off the tenure track …

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Required Readings, 26 November 2013

Good morning, everyone! I’m back from my brief storm-induced hiatus, and I bring some articles for you to peruse on this Tuesday morning.   -A new book posits that the U.S. educational system should view Japan’s as a cautionary tale (via Dan). -This article advocates for doing away with the …

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Required Readings, 12 November 2013

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Here are some interesting articles for you to peruse:   -President of the student body at a Christian university in Oregon declares that he’s an atheist. -A school in Wisconsin rejects teaching evolution in its science curriculum. -State finances are improving, but more public universities are capping …

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Required Readings, 5 November 2013

Good morning, everyone! Here are your Tuesday Required Readings: -Atheist group banned from volunteering at soup kitchen hands out care packages instead. -Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday arguments against Greece, New York having prayer at its town board meetings. -Advanced degrees do not guarantee exemption from financial hardship. -The …

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Required Readings, 29 October 2013

Hello, all! Good morning, and welcome to the Tuesday Required Readings post:   -Hemant Mehta asks for help for pastor who was attacked by “militant atheist.” -Texas rules parts of controversial abortion law unconstitutional. -Atheist volunteers turned away from volunteering at soup kitchen. -U.S. schools need to teach their students …

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