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Why is California ranked 41st in per student funding?

Food for thought. Why does California spend so little per student? Proposition 13 is of course one factor (and it could easily be ameliorated by disallowing commercial property to take advantage of Prop 13 and apply it only to residential … Continue reading

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NASA Examines Hurricane Lidia’s Eye on the Baja

NASA Examines Hurricane Lidia’s Eye on the Baja
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this n that

Go read the whole thing: “USA! USA!” is the wrong response by David Sirota This is bin Laden’s lamentable victory: He has changed America’s psyche from one that saw violence as a regrettable-if-sometimes-necessary act into one that finds orgasmic euphoria … Continue reading

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this n that

Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT. By most accounts on twitter, a fairly mundane — even boring — speech. But you know what? Obama tends to put out exactly what’s needed for a particular speech. So he … Continue reading

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deaf education

Nothing new, of course — many people have pointed out similar things. But I keep coming back to the whole question of deaf education and how it’s gotten so screwed over by the ADA. I mean, when the ADA came … Continue reading

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podcast professor revisted

Wow. I did get an email back from the podcast professor. He said: You make an excellent point. Currently, I have a number of students who have a note taker in my lecture. However, now they will have the text … Continue reading

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podcast professor

I was mentioning to a friend the other day how it seemed like the more mainstream the ‘net got, the more people that got on it, the more I felt that being deaf mattered on the net. When I first … Continue reading

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