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Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge Inaugural Lecturer: Jared Diamond, Spring 2017

Jared Diamond’s most recent book, The World Until Yesterday, explores what the West can learn from tribal societies, including better treatment of the elderly, different approaches to childcare, and an awareness of different moral systems than our own. 16 more words

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A new school year. A new fight against affirmative action. This time at Harvard.

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Harvard’s affirmative action case picks up where Fisher ended.

A two-year-old lawsuit accusing Harvard University of maintaining racial quotas against Asian-American students is moving forward to wage the latest battle against affirmative action. 3,575 more words

Reform Selling Reform: Chiefs for Change Promoting Relay Graduate School of Education

Chiefs for Change (C4C) is a corporate-reform-promoting organization that began under the direction of Jeb Bush; as of March 2015, C4C is its own nonprofit.  Under Bush, C4C’s membership of state ed superintendents was dwindling. 2,871 more words

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Great Brooklyn Turnout for SUNY Downstate Autism Fair

More than 300 people and nearly 30 local organizations providing services to people with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, met at the Grove at… 136 more words

SUNY Downstate

#intro2opened What can be better than free?

If you were to go and checkout at the grocery store, the textbook checkout line, or your amazon order and it gave you a notification that said  378 more words

David Coleman: Promising to Address SAT Problems When Cornered

Reuters has been releasing articles related to the newly-designed SAT ever since someone anonymously sent over 400 SAT questions to the news agency on August 03, 2016. 1,202 more words

High-stakes Testing