Opinion

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Miss USA geeks out over evolution

Alyssa Campanella, 21, the new Miss USA, called herself a "huge science geek" and said that evolution should be taught in schools.

 

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Equal and quality education? It's about the money

If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.

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What do IQ tests really measure?

The one thing most people agreed upon was that, whatever was being measured, these tests did not measure "intelligence."

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Tucson's Cesar Chavez march says "Save ethnic studies"

Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.

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Teachers need strong unions

Teachers need the firm right to collective bargaining no less than Wisconsin's other public employees, no less than the public employees of every other state.

The GOP wants to suppress the student vote

Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.

Too many teachers reject or ignore evolution

These problem teachers - who openly flout the law - aren't discussed by Fox News or right-wing politicians.

Corporate capital has pulled the plug on America

Is today's corporate elite meaner than capitalists and wealthy families of the previous era? Perhaps, but there are more fundamental reasons for their behavior.

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Can anybody beat Rahm?

CHICAGO - Can anyone beat Rahm? That's the question on the minds of many Chicagoans as the Nov. 22 candidate petition-filing deadline for mayor of the nation's third largest city fast approaches.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

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