• Science

    Cross Post: Science Education – An Endangered Species?

    This post was originally posted on School of Doubt on 1 May 2013. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that have been dog-piling on since the sequester began. It is as if everyone has just lost it all at once. What’s going on? Phil Plait does a nice job of…

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  • Reading is Fundamental–Deceased?

    In a time when fewer Americans read than ever, Bush has eliminated funding for RIF (Reading is Fundamental) from the 2009 budget. This site has a form for contacting your congressperson and telling them to put it back. Why is this post tagged “anti-science”? From the National Institute for Literacy: By age 17, only about 1 in 17 seventeen year…

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