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PISA rankings 2019: Four Chinese regions top international student survey – CNN

Teens from some of China’s wealthiest regions are outperforming their peers in the world’s richest countries in reading, math and science, according to new results from a global education study. — Read on edition.cnn.com/2019/12/03/asia/pisa-rankings-2019-intl-hnk/index.html Fewer than one in 10 students … Continue reading

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PISA scores reading math , US not performing

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/us/pisa-results-us.html The test, which is given every three years, measures a 15-year-old student’s reading, mathematics and science literacy, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Results showed that, over all, Americans who took the test scored slightly above students from … Continue reading

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Give Alberta Oil Back to the People | The Walrus

Norway has banked more than $1 trillion—all thanks to its state-owned oil company. Should Alberta follow its model? — Read on thewalrus.ca/give-alberta-oil-back-to-the-people/

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Celebrating a Rod Carew streak that stands the test of time – La Vida Baseball

Fifty-two years ago today, Rod Carew won the Rookie of the Year Award. There’s so much more to the stat. — Read on http://www.lavidabaseball.com/celebrating-a-rod-carew-streak-that-stands-the-test-of-time/ Carew stole home 17 times in his career. Carew won the batting title in 1972 without … Continue reading

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Tracking all of President Trump’s false or misleading claims – Washington Post

The Washington Post’s ongoing database of President Trump’s false or misleading claims. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/trump-claims-database/ No lie. Very interesting data and graphics . How is this psychosis going to end.

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The Netflix Docuseries “The Family”: A Review by Steven Hassan – Freedom of Mind Resource Center

This is a review of the Netflix docuseries “The Family” based upon books by Jeff Sharlet that detail this secret organization with power and influence. — Read on freedomofmind.com/the-netflix-docuseries-the-family-a-review-by-steven-hassan/ As a true believer, I was ordered to fast with other … Continue reading

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Tim Berners-Lee unveils global plan to save the web

http://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/24/opinion/world-wide-web.html “The web needs radical intervention from all those who have power over its future: 

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