Category Archives: Education

GA Tech Sez “To Heck With Bigots”

I posted earlier about some wingnuts suing Georgia Tech, and the meme about the intolerance of intolerance is the “new intolerance” (or is that the tolerance of intolerance in the “new tolerance”?), but it got eaten in the last database … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Never Go To MIT

It’s not because I can’t do algebra. It’s because I can’t swim. Seven days before the test, Stephanie Yeh stood in her sorority house and cried. An electrical engineering and computer science major, she was set to graduate near the … Continue reading

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My Virtual Major

I’m one of those people who never decided ed what I wanted to be when I grew up. It’s one of the reasons I never went grad school, because I was never able to make up my mind between culinary … Continue reading

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I have yet another reason for being embarrassed to be from Georgia. This time the Gwinnett County school board held a hearing to ban Harry Potter, at the request of missionary mom crying "anti-christian bias." Why? Witchcraft, of course. Who … Continue reading

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A Plus

Whatever issues I may have with algebra, I totally rock at 8th grade math! You Passed 8th Grade Math Congratulations, you got 10/10 correct! Could You Pass 8th Grade Math? Via BattlePanda.

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All the Pegs in the Same Hole

I have a confession to make. Everything I am today, I shouldn’t be. Everything I have today, I shouldn’t have. I should never have graduated from high school, let alone gone to college and enjoyed any of the benefits of … Continue reading

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Book Learning & Basic Literacy

I wanted to comment on the recent study finding a lack of basic literacy among today’s college grads, but I forgot about it until Rachel’s post reminded me. As I said in my comment on her post, it’s astonishing but … Continue reading

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