Links for you. Science:
Psychology Journal Bans Significance Testing (really interesting)
Sewage Reflects the Microbiomes of Human Populations
Fishing For the Microbes Behind Malnutrition
“the strongest evidence to date” on effect of “97% consensus” messaging
The United States of Megadrought: If you think that California is dry now, wait till the 2050s.
Tallying the D.C. Art Scene’s Recent Wins and Losses
Pain in the Grass: New National Mall Regulations Force Big-Name Events Off the Lawn
No National Test (regardless of where you stand on testing, we need to accept the reality that it’s no longer ‘national’ and thus comparable–which was a goal of Common Core-based testing)
Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83
West End man who boldly went where no man had gone before, dies, 83
Scott Walker Wants Colleges to Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults
The Dutch government is trolling DC over marijuana, bike lanes, and streetcars
Beyond Human Cost, D.C. Homelessness Comes With a Big Price Tag
This Is Not America, Cont’d: This is what can happen when the concept of torture is normalized in the public mind.
How We Decide To Make War In A Place: The decision and debate to create war should be heated and extensive. If the last Bush taught us anything, it is that convincing the country to make war in a place should not be easy and bipartisan.
In Mayoral Runoff, Rahm Emanuel’s Corrupt Governance Has Finally Caught Up With Him
Wendy Lecker: The challenge of learning in chaos
Cut Scores for Smarter Balanced and PARCC: Trying to Be Like NAEP
Big jump in voucher use for students who never tried public school: Now, more than 29,000 students use taxpayer-funded vouchers to attend private school (vouchers were always a way to subsidize private schools, not as a last resort)
Why did Mohammed Emwazi become Jihadi John?
The Outsiders: For more than 30 years the homeless have roamed San Francisco’s streets. Are they destined to suffer here forever?