Kevin Leineweber, a science teacher at Cascade High School in Clayton, Indiana, said he is skeptical about resources sent to him, including oil industry materials, but some colleagues are less so. At a districtwide science meeting a couple months ago one elementary school teacher expressed excitement about receiving unsolicited materials on climate change in the mail, to help introduce the topic to students. After talking it over with Leineweber, the teacher tossed the mailing of unknown origin. … [Read more...] about Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk
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News outlets report the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that La Plata High School wasn't endorsing any particular religion with a lecture on Muslim beliefs during the 2014-2015 school year. While Caleigh Wood received a lower grade for refusing to complete the lesson, it didn't affect her final grade. … [Read more...] about Christian student loses legal challenge of lesson on Islam
Nature abhors a vacuum: Unlike in a game of chess, in war removing the king is not the end, but only another beginning. The idea that Syria still exists as it looks on the map is a fantasy. Syria won’t come cleanly back together should Assad disappear overnight. Tensions among rebel groups – which are already high – and between pro- and anti-IS forces will only increase with one leader removed from the field. We can only attempt to predict where Assad’s loyalist forces will go with that leader removed. The Caliphate may be gone, but ISIS remains, as do recruiters for a list of other organizations. … [Read more...] about Why Trump Can’t Just Take Out Assad
“That’s the muscle memory of a lot of the Russian security establishment,” Brands said. “Those are the things they remember how to do at a personal level or an institutional level. So it’s not that surprising that they’re resorting to those sorts of measures in the current context of the competition.” … [Read more...] about A New Cold War With Russia? Historians Give Their Answer