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Thinking outside the stall

Recently, I sat though a seemingly endless conversation about constructing a model school policy covering who can enter which restrooms under what conditions.

The #YellowNewDeal

Once upon a time, public schools were largely a response to two constraints: scarcity of educational resources, and difficulty of travel.  But those constraints are no longer as significant as they once were. In particular, travel has become easy enough that many people think nothing of driving 30 miles to go out to dinner.  A …

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Learn Anywhere, Anytime, Anyhow

In 2017, the University of California at Berkeley put a substantial portion of its courses online for free in the form of video and audio lectures.  Remember what happened next? Many of the lectures were not closed-captioned, which prevented some people who were hearing-impaired from being able to listen to them.  The U.S. Department of …

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Kindergarten Experts? Seriously?

Remember when a student who needed to repeat a grade in school would be ‘held back’, rather than promoted with the rest of his cohort?  Apparently there’s a new term for that:  ‘Expert’.

Gun Control in NH

RED ALERT: Gun Control to be Voted on by Full House

From the Women’s Defense League: There is an important gun control vote coming up that needs your attention!!!! Despite New Hampshire consistently being celebrated as one of the ‘SAFEST STATES in the COUNTRY,’ certain legislators want to implement legislation that is written by out-of-state gun control organizations from California and New York, funded by people …

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