Monthly Archives: March 2013

Breaking News: Former Atlanta Superintendent Indicted

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A report in the New York Times says that Dr. Beverly L. Hall was indicted by a grand jury for her role in the Atlanta cheating scandal. The story says, in part: “Investigators…

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Technolust – the fifth column of the information counter-revolution

Originally posted on It's Not About the Books:
I’m going to start with a story about growing up in Tasmania in the 1990s. The economy wasn’t great, with unemployment at around 11%, no economic growth to speak of and…

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Infant mortality drops with breast feeding …

A major way to cut infant mortality around the world? Let mothers breastfeed. Seriously? The food industry is in fact a hurdle not a saviour. Encouraging nations, companies and mothers to breast feed newborns just makes sense. Ironic isn’t it? … Continue reading

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Shoulda, coulda, woulda…

(Morguefile) “You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.” — Tupac … Continue reading

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A water colour bouquet from Canada

http://jessicabackhaus.net/ I WANT TO SEE THE WORLD Project is stunning and very unique. Having been to Venice and shot photos years ago, the potential is endless but your use of the water is brilliant yet very representative of the fabulous … Continue reading

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Prayer flags

Prayer flags, a photo by K2 Sue on Flickr. Check out K2Sue – recognized photographer , Tibet set

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Play pen? Dogs-go figure…

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