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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

'Warnings From the Trenches' (Inside Higher Ed)
     “No Child Left Behind went into effect for the 2002-3 academic year, which means that America’s public schools have been operating under the pressures and constrictions imposed by that law for a decade,” largely sacrificing meaningful content and development of critical thinking and writing skills for test preparation, Bernstein wrote. In other words, if it wasn’t tested, it wasn’t taught.

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Pioneer Emma Flueckiger—and, in general, women having many children

     I’ve been doing lots of research concerning the saga of the Jenni family of Central Montana. Here's a little bit of it. It’s prett...