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Trump Directive Spurs Proposal To Delay IDEA Rule


The Trump administration is officially proceeding with plans to delay an Obama-era rule that aimed to ensure students from certain backgrounds aren’t wrongly placed in special education. The U.S. Department of Education is issuing a notice in the Federal Register … Continue reading

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No one could describe the color ‘blue’ until modern times


This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really. It’s about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may … Continue reading

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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Standardized testing.


Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
. A few weeks ago I registered to take the online qualifying test for Jeopardy. Maybe like you, I have watched Jeopardy for years. Maybe like you, members of my family have said, “You should…

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Stanley Kubrick on Interest versus Fear


Stanley Kubrick, late 1940s Not much time to post today, but I’ve been meaning to post this excerpt from John Baxter’s biography of Stanley Kubrick: Kubrick’s three years at [Taft High School in the Bronx], from 1943 to 1945, were … Continue reading

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