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Cosmos and STEM, Teach for America, standardized testing, and the evils of PowerPoint

Everywhere in Skepticland, people are talking about the new Cosmos series. President Obama introduced the first episode with comments on STEM education. Standardized testing and its usage in schools at all levels is always a topic of interest. In the news this week: the revamped SAT, one parent’s story of …