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There Is No Science Supporting Sununu’s Decision to Keep NH Schools Closed

Back on April 16th, I posted about Sununu’s decision to keep New Hampshire schools closed for the remainder of the school-year: Reopening schools, based on the Ferguson model … which as you may recall initially predicted 2.2 million COVID deaths in the United States (versus the current projection of 69,000) … would cause an additional …

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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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