Extra Credit Reading: Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Once upon a time, Seattle's School Board decided to ban on-campus sales of junk food. But those elected
Over at The Median Sib, Carol has opened the midway of The Carnival of Education with a variety of exhibits and sideshows from across the EduSphere.
Not only is Professor P.Z. Myer's Pharyngula our favorite science blog and one of the best reads of the Progressive Left, it's also the winner in the Best Science Blog category of this year's Weblog Awards.
Here's everything that you wanted to know about No Child Left Behind's A.Y.P. but were afraid to ask.
The Wanker of the Day Award goes to the British school that is telling nine and ten-year-olds that there is no Santa Claus! (We think that folks who spread this spurious rumor ought to be sentenced to listening to that most annoying of Christmas songs, Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer 100 times without letup.)
Wasn't there something said in a movie a few years ago about "cheaters never win and winners never cheat"? I guess that it took 'em long enough to learn that lesson in the
Heh. It seems as though a Certain Member of Main's Portland School Committee had a little too much Christmas cheer, then stiffed a cabbie for a $4.65 fare, and finally led the police on a wild
Today's Non Sequitur: In the not-too-distant future, we just might find ourselves being sued in court.... by a machine. (Some might argue that human lawyers were replaced by 'souless' automatons years ago...)