Screen-Free Week April 29-May 5
It’s important for kids and families to understand there’s more to life than staring at a screen. Adults, too (I’m typing this with my eyes closed). So I hereby endorse Screen-Free Week. In any case, if there’s a lasting effect from participation in this event, let it be that [...]
For the second year in a row, I answer the question on everyone’s mind: What if the NCAA men’s tournament teams had to submit their school’s freshman SAT scores (not just those of basketball players) to get their seeding?
With some help from The College Board, common data sets, and in one case, [...]
From the Associated Press:
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Twelve former Florida A&M University band members were charged Monday with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major.
Ten of the band members had been charged last May with third-degree felony hazing for the death of 26-year-old Robert Champion, but the state attorney’s office [...]Continue Reading →
It’s as simple as the headline says. I’m running a promotion on Chain Gang Elementary. Like the book’s facebook page or follow me on Twitter, and I’ll send you a coupon good for a free ebook version of Chain Gang Elementary.
Learn more about this controversial book, which one [...]Continue Reading →
In the beginning, God created idiots. This was for practice. Then he created School Boards.” — Mark Twain
And after He perfected the formula, he created the DeKalb County School Board.
Today, the ousted members fight for their jobs in federal court. This whole thing is so stupid they just may win.
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President Obama was just in Atlanta this week, but will be back in May to deliver the commencement address at Morehouse College, the White House confirmed to POLITICO.
“Morehouse College, one of the nation’s leading Historical Black Colleges and Universities, is among the best and brightest institutions of higher education in the country,” [...]Continue Reading →