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Columbus in school, Boko Haram, bye BYU, campus shootings, hypnosis settlement, Duncan out, and more: Required Readings, 10.11.15

Because last week was a wash, today we have twice the normal number of Required Readings. Luckily, the news has been chock full of education-related stories to choose from. Today is Columbus Day/Indigenous People’s day in the U.S., which raises all sorts of conflicted feelings about celebration of his legacy. As …

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Schoolgirl kidnapping, ending public education, college-ready kindergarten students, research universities, and OK bible curriculum: Required Readings, 4.29.14.

Nearly 2 weeks ago, more than 200 girls at a Nigerian school to take a physics examination were kidnapped in the middle of the night. The group responsible, Boko Harem, is rooted in an anti-education, anti-Western philosophy.This article provides background information on the organization and its campaign of terror.  Meanwhile …

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Required Readings, 7 July 2013

Good morning everyone! I’ll start the day off with some nice tidbits of information I hope will be interesting for everyone. A psychic actually won a fraud trial, alternative medicine attracts many Africans (but not only them of course), and the USA’s struggle to teach evolution. The art of science …

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