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Archive for May 20th, 2011

May 20th, 2011 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: BLOGSTORM over censorship of Cliff Mass at KUOW.

Seattle Blogs are brewing a storm over KUOW’s censorship of Cliff Mass.  Besides the series of posts on  The AVE, posts have now appeared at Sound Politics, Of Paramount Importance, Save Seattle Schools, Economic Freedom, Publicola, and Crosscut. Perhaps the most acerbic of these comments co[...]

May 20th, 2011 - 8:09 am § in Misc., UW

BREAKING NEWS: KUOW Censors a UW Voice of Reason

A UW Professor’s Efforts to Speak Out on Science and Education Are Censored Ironically, I had just asked Cliff for permission to crosspost his effort to get Seattle Public Schools to raise their math standards.  That post just went up on The AVE. The shocking part of this story is how I learn[...]

May 20th, 2011 - 7:28 am § in Schools & Colleges, Science

Cliff Mass: UW Weather Scientist Takes on The Public Schools’ Math Curriculum

Seattle Schools Lawsuit, Enfield, and Common Core I would like to update you on the math lawsuit against Seattle Public Schools, reveal an interesting encounter with Seattle Superintendent Susan Enfield, and tell you the depressing tale of our state’s math curriculum. As many of you know, I wa[...]

May 20th, 2011 - 6:23 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: Tommorrow is THE DAY

One day left.  Tomorrow at Havdallah time, the world ends.[...]