Daily Archives: March 29, 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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