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The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers on issues both timely and timeless. The Stone is featuring occasional posts by Gary Gutting, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, that apply critical thinking to information and events that have appeared in the news. Most American college students are wrapping up yet another semester this week.
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One of the most popular dudes on the Kingwood High campus wears hearing aids, trifocals, pants that ride high rather than low, and is prone to expressions like "bull corn."
D.C. Schools Chief Rhee Fires 241 Teachers Using New Evaluation System | The Rundown News Blog | PBS NewsHourBy: Veronica DeVore and Imani M. Cheers Washington, D.C. schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee announced Friday the firing of 241 teachers who did not meet standards set forth by a new district-wide evaluation system. The new system, known as IMPACT, for the first time ties D.C. teachers' job performance to their students' performance on standardized tests. According to a statement on the D.C.
Natalie Bloomster spends two afternoons every week with her tutor, reviewing the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Skip to next paragraph Subscribe Today to the Monitor
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