Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Good news for public schools

I read David L. Kirp’s opinion piece, “The Community School Comes of Age,” in today’s New York Times with my mouth dropping open and my heart beating faster. Because I’d never heard of community schools, never heard that New York … Continue reading

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Awful story eventually landing in federal court

I knew there was a reason (that could be a pun but never mind) I look at the Volokh Conspiracy/Report blog every day. Two reasons, actually. One, because it’s written by “libertarian” lawyers and no way do I  trash “libertarian” … Continue reading

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Salad greens and fresh fruit during shut down?

I am in need of lettuce. Salads are de rigueur for me every night. I also need fresh fruit. But without the FDA inspecting foods, and recalling the recent dire warning from the CDC about romaine and E.coli even before … Continue reading

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