May 29, 2017

Graduate of the year

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TAY THI NGUYEN is one of the mightiest people I’ve met, at 94 pounds. She has a towering presence, at a bit more than 5 feet tall. She is so strong that she probably could bench press 25 pounds. Three times Tay Thi has fainted while here at college, training to become an English teacher,… Read more

Do Kids Really Need to Learn Algebra?

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A college professor argues that algebra is the number one deterrent to kids’ finishing high school and then going on to college.  Sure kids need to know how to do long division and other basic Math, he says, but Algebra is unnecessary and should be a requirement only for those going to schools like M.I.T…. Read more