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2% Drop in Literacy Rate

According to the Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM) carried out by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) from August 2013 to June 2014 shows a 2% drop in the overall literacy rate of Pakistan; dropping from 60% to 58% in a year despite the 2% increase in the Government spending on education. 339 more words



I was trying to re-spin this post but deleted it by accident. Guess that means I was supposed to re-post it  :).


I know that it is never easy to wear scarlet letters on your skin… 302 more words


Not So Sunny Day

The news is true and it’s a little sad – Maria is leaving Sesame Street.

You may have seen the headlines and there’s probably not much I can add. 182 more words

Movie Night Friday - The Day After Tomorrow

Today, I will be discussing The Day After Tomorrow for movie night.

This movie is special to me because I remember the exact day I saw it for the first time. 335 more words


Four-day Week, Four MediaPost Blogs: 6/29-7/2

Out of four MediaPost TV blogs this week, two were devoted to Donald Trump and his woes after he blasted Mexican immigrants. Read them both with the links below — plus CBS’s “Zoo” and PBS’s “Poldark.” Happy Fourth of July, everybody! 76 more words

Adam Buckman

American Revolution Quiz

A few years ago  PBS aired a six-part series produced by Twin Cities Public Television on the American Revolution called LIBERTY! The American Revolution. 82 more words

Founding The USA

'Sesame Street' Losing Shop Owner 'Maria' After 45 Years

It’s the end of an era on “Sesame Street.”

The block is losing one of its most beloved citizens: Sonia Manzano, who has played shop owner Maria on the PBS series for almost 45 years, has announced that she is retiring. 182 more words