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Drowning bunnies, free speech in British unis, LA budget woes, non-weather school closings, and skeptical parenting: Required Readings, 01.25.16

The president of a Catholic university suggested in a discussion about student retention that faculty stop thinking of freshmen as “cuddly bunnies,” noting: “You just have to drown the bunnies” by removing students more likely of dropping out, preferably before the late September date when enrollment statistics must be reported to the …

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Sinister lefties, distracting Mohawks, college expense, ended strikes, cancelled clinics, and more: Required Readings, 09.20.15

Welcome to a slightly tardy edition of Required Readings. The dog didn’t eat my homework, but the computer did. An Oklahoma pre-K teacher, after allegedly making a 4-year-old leftie switch to using his right hand, sent an article home to his parents that called left-handedness “unlucky,” “evil,” and “sinister.” I thought …

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Contraceptives and Teens, DC Schools Achievements Questioned, and McCaskill’s Report on College Sexual Assault: Required Readings 07.13.14

In a not-Hobby-Lobby related contraceptive story, Colorado has been offering free birth control to teens and low income women.  The results:  A drop in the teen birth rate by 40% over the past five years, and a drop in the teen abortion rate by 35%.  It makes economic sense, it …

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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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Required Readings, 18 August 2013

Bhutan’s changes through years of secular education and more in today’s Required Readings. Good morning everyone, enjoy your Sunday, I hope this will be interesting for you all! 83% of students believe abortion should be allowed in Ireland – could it be that religious conflict had a toll on religion’s …

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