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PhD(isabled), LA school board settlement, sex ed, quackademic medicine, and more: Your Required Readings for March 18, 2014

To start off our Tuesday readings, we want to draw your attention to a blog that recently came to our attention, about the intersection of disability and academia. In happy news, a federal district court approved a consent decree requiring the Sabine Parish School Board to stop imposing Christianity on …

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Which kind of preschools work, which kind of sex-ed doesn’t, a meeting of minds and the subtext of “No excuses”- Required Reading 2/20/2014

Okay- here’s some of the latest if not all the greatest: Some recent discussion on the value of full day preschool. Think Progress hooks us up with some un-cheering data about what kind of sex ed doesn’t work.  Can you guess? Ok, I’ll tell you: the kind that doesn’t tell …

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Required Reading 1/23/2014

Hi! This is Speecharella,  and I’m happy to be a new author on the site.  I’m a speech pathologist at a public school district.This is my first post so here goes: On the topic of why so many well-educated people owe so much money, Rebecca Schumann at Slate, aka pankisseskafka, …

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Saying “No” to Logan

This was originally posted on Grounded Parents, Skepchick’s skeptical parent website, by Cerys Gruffyydd. (Cross-posted with permission, because Cerys is awesome!) When the Steubenville case broke into the news it was met with a combination of handwringing and finger pointing. While there was plenty of predictable shaming of the victim, …

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Required Readings, 8 September 2013

Israeli extremists and teachers with or without underwear! Good morning (I’m guessing it’ll be morning for most of you) everyone! Have a nice read on this late edition of Required Readings! Israel education ministry accused of bowing to religious extremists after censoring sex-ed chapter – what could go wrong having …

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Required Readings, 21 July 2013

Where is gay porn most popular? Could it be that repressing actions doesn’t repress thoughts? Hope you find this and the other articles very interesting. Have a nice day and a nice read! Why Is Gay Porn So Popular in Pakistan? – just remember, the Lord and Allah are pervs, and …

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