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VAM is not behaviorist.

I generally agree with Dianne Ravitch on most education policy issues. I have consistently pointed out that value added measures (VAM) of teaching are statistically invalid and I have often cited her blog posts on this issue. 213 more words


Caged ordeal In INDIA

Justice Delayed: Friday’s Supreme Court ruling on release of undertrial prisoners comes as a boon to them

One of the fundamental premises of our legal system is that a person is innocent until proved guilty. 994 more words

Woman who got husband killed for lover, arrested.

She agreed to a Rs 3,00,000 contract with her lover’s friend and three of his associates to kill her husband.

Bangalore: A 25-year-old woman who paid a man to kill her husband, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday. 106 more words

Why are laws in India not gender-neutral?

Why are laws in India not gender-neutral?


  1. Domestic violence (DV act):only woman can be the victim and man can be the perpetrator
  2. Rape: only woman can be the victim and man can be the perpetrator.
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Legal Terrorism in INDIA

False Cases a Disaster to INDIAN Economy 

A report by the National Crime Record Bureau shows that in the year 2010, 168 men ended their lives everyday.Vicky Nanjappa reports. 458 more words

On Waivers and Budgets and Things...

Over the last several days I have heard and read several different takes on the loss of Oklahoma’s NCLB waiver as a result of the passage of a law to remove Common Core as the state’s educational standards for Math and English Language Arts. 1,057 more words