Category Archives: Education

Could You Pass 8th-Grade Math?

Fox Television is asking “are you smarter than a 5th grader?” and most of the contestants are not! President Bush’s “no child left behind” campaign has most of the states implementing standards for academic achievement. The news reports low pass … Continue reading

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Troy’s Guide to Getting Good Grades

I wrote this up one evening after a low school class in which a fellow student, who was consistently unprepared for class, spent much of the lecture passing notes to me about how much trouble she was having getting decent … Continue reading

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Rude language gets children’s author expelled

Bum, bogey, fart, crap and a joke about Harry Potter not being “the only gay in the village” would not cause much shock in the playground. But when a bestselling author turned the air a pale shade of blue during … Continue reading

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