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48 People To Follow On Twitter If You're Interested In Indiana Education
Of course, I hope you're following yours truly and my colleague for the latest news on Indiana education. But to round out your Twitter account, I thought I'd pull together a list of some of the Hoosiers who've been tweeting most actively about education issues.
Subterranean Punk-House Blues
D.C. punk houses haven't changed much. They're still filthy. They're still rife with well-intentioned but unrealized projects, like unturned compost piles and half-finished rain barrels. They still have damp sofas encircled by splintered drumsticks, Xeroxed show flyers, and earthenware mugs ringed with green-tea residue.
What Shook Our Faith In The Public Schools?
On its face, the headline is pretty alarming: Americans' confidence in the nation's public education system, as measured by a Gallup poll, has plummeted to an all-time low. Less than one-third of Americans have "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in public schools, according to the most recent numbers - down from the historic high of 58 percent in 1973.
BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs, Doreen Lawrence
Kirsty Young's castaway is the campaigner Doreen Lawrence. The life she thought was hers ended when her son Stephen was murdered by a group of young white men on a street in London in 1993. In the years since, her campaigning has resulted in a shift in public attitudes, laws being changed and policing methods overhauled.
Pittsburgh English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pittsburgh English, popularly known by outsiders as Pittsburghese, is the traditional dialect of American English spoken by many residents of Pittsburgh and parts of surrounding Western Pennsylvania in the United States, a group referred to by locals and others as Yinzers.
Safety, tolerability, and antibody response of active Aβ immunotherapy with CAD106 in patients with Alzheimer's disease: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, first-in-human study : The Lancet Neurology
Safety, tolerability, and antibody response of active Aβ immunotherapy with CAD106 in patients with Alzheimer's disease: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, first-in-human study. By - Pro...
Jake's Mom Needs Common Sense, Not EpiPen // Pharmalot
In a bit of hyperbole, a television ad created to promote the EpiPen emergency treatment for allergic reactions suggested a quick jab is all that a little boy named Jake would need to fend off any unexpected and threatening foods at a friend's birthday party.
SLS Blawg // Righteous Rage
Anniversaries are usually festive occasions, often soaked in champagne or decorated with old photographs. Other anniversaries are solemn, like last year's September 11 ten-year commemoration. They provide a chance to mourn and reunite a community in recalling a shared experience. Today marks the one-year anniversary of Lauren Spierer's disappearance from downtown Bloomington.
Fraud, waste hijack tutoring program
Jeremiah Jackson is supposed to be working on his online tutoring lesson, but the 8-year-old can't keep his eyes off "Burnout Paradise," a high-speed car racing game blaring on the family's big-screen TV in St. Paul. "Go back and jump off the ramp," he tells his sister, Tangeline, as she controls a red Lamborghini. | Best deal on Hotels, Flights, Cars, Vacations & more!
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Robert W. Block, MD, FAAP
Robert W. Block, MD, FAAP, is president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Dr. Block is also a Professor of Pediatrics and immediate past Daniel C. Plunket Chair, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa.
DNR: Free Fishing Weekend
Youth, age 17 and younger, do not need a fishing license to fish in Indiana waters. Additionally, during Free Fishing Weekend (June 2-3, 2012), all Indiana residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish Indiana waters. Find out how a Fishing License helps make fishing better.
Total Vibration
Hi. I'm Lars Gotrich. I write about metal and "outer sound" at NPR Music, so consider this the bonus...
UPDATE: Brookside on College Leasers Scrambling for New Homes After Fire | | Columbia, MO |
COLUMBIA - Jeff Larson awoke Sunday morning to learn he may no longer have a place to live this fall. "I just can't believe it," Larson said. "It looks like it's just completely gone."
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