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Debating Failing Schools

By Michael Van Beek — March 29, 2010

Are teachers unions to blame for failing schools? This was the question debated last week on NPR's Intelligence Squared. At the beginning of the debate, less than half the audience… more

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To Blame or Not to Blame the Teachers Union

By Beardy — March 17, 2010

On Tuesday, March 16th, the LinkEd team was able to participate in the Intelligence Squared Debate: Don’t Blame Teachers Unions for Our Failing Schools. We were not sure what to… more

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68% Reject the Motion: "Don't blame teachers unions for our failing schools"

By IQ2US Press Release — March 16, 2010

While acknowledging other factors that contribute to the challenges in American education, the team arguing against the motion convinced most in the audience that improvement needed to start with reform… more

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The California as First "Failed State" Debate: Schwarzenegger, Davis, Whitman, and Jerry Brown

By William Bradley — March 02, 2010

Is California America's first "failed state?"... It's a hot topic. You see it suggested in the press. It's spinning into the very high-stakes California governor's race. There was even a… more

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Back to Basics on Climate and Energy

By Andrew Revkin — February 23, 2010

This time, let’s start with Michael Crichton, whose name has been invoked quite often in the comment strings here and elsewhere by those challenging the science pointing to disruptive human-driven… more

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