The Morning: April 13, 2011

A public school district is trying something new: L.A. Unified schools will begin evaluating students with a broader system.  They also want to incorporate this broader assessment into teacher reviews.  Everyone will hate it.  Which means they’re probably onto part of the solution. The “ethics” of biofuels: A report shows that we may need to … Continue reading

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First things first – let’s waste our time

Back to work for Congress this week. First up: A “clips episode“, apparently.  Debate started today in an attempt to repeal last year’s health care bill.  This effort is being led by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), whose greatest hits include a desire to abolish the IRS, claiming the President is at least a Marxist who … Continue reading

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