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MLB All-Stars weigh in: Is baseball bad now? on 18th of Jul 2018 293 batting average on balls in play is fairly high by historical standards, and it’s hard to find much evidence . Being a nerd myself, enjoying numbers and science and analytics and stuff like that
Exclusive: Wells Fargo Automated High-Net on 18th of Jul 2018 “Risk management measurement standards . included “new revenue generation expectations,” according to an October 18, 2016 presentation given with the call. When the comp plan was rolled out, one adv
Former President Obama’s full speech in South Africa (Jul 2018) And I believe this not just based on sentiment, I believe it based on hard evidence. The fact that the world’s most prosperous and successful societies, the ones with the highest living standards
These Two National Parks In California Have Air Just As Smoggy As LA on 18th of Jul 2018 “When you think of national parks, you think of these as being really pristine areas, almost areas you want to go to get out of cities,” said David Keiser, an economist at Iowa State University, who c
In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable on 18th of Jul 2018 NEW DELHI — On a sweltering . a study by public health researchers found. The science is unequivocally worrying. Across the region, a recent World Bank report concluded, rising temperatures could di
8 ways resigning EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt suppressed science (Jul 2018) Blocking science in the name of transparency In March, Pruitt proposed a new “science transparency policy.” Under the proposed rule, when the EPA designs pollution standards and rules . “I think tha
Does Admissions Exam for Elite High Schools Measure Up? No One Knows on 18th of Jul 2018 New York Times New York Times The Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, known as the SHSAT, is the sole means of admission to the city’s prestigious specialized high schools, which include Stuyvesant High School, the Bronx High School of Science, and six other schools, with the .
Federal Geoscience Education Policy Review: January-June 2018 (Jul 2018) American Geosciences Institute American Geosciences Institute From Education Week: Measuring new science standards Is hard. These projects aim to change that. About 18 states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards. And although these shared science expectations have been out for about five years, .
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Truth, Disrupted – Harvard Business Review Jul 19th, 2018 13:26 UTC Harvard Business Review Truth, Disrupted Harvard Business Review We collected 126,000 tweet cascades (chains of retweets with a common origin) that traveled through the Twittersphere during this period and verified the truth or falsehood of the content that was spreading. We then . news spreads online. On March 9 .
The Testing Tragedy – Education Week (blog) Jul 19th, 2018 09:29 UTC Education Week (blog) The Testing Tragedy Education Week (blog) And then he followed that by using other monies from the same emergency fund to support the development of what amounted to two national tests of the Common Core Standards, one called Smarter Balanced and the other PARCC. It would be . Why not take .
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Britain’s new unique selling point (USP): the go-to place for science and innovation (Jul 2018) GOV.UK GOV.UK . Speech . This is a shared endeavour for all of us, whether we voted ‘leave’ or ‘remain’, and it’s one that requires us to be at once tough-minded, optimistic and .
Trying to figure out where you fit on the sexuality spectrum? Dabbling in these tests might help. (since Jun, 2018) Popular Science Popular Science Kinsey’s ethical standards were questionable, especially by today’s standards—much of his research involved sexual contact with his subjects—but he also introduced the world to an idea that previously had little publicity: Human sexuality isn’t .
Amazon Prime Day fizzles yet retailer expects membership growth on 18th of Jul 2018 CMO CMO “While Amazon has done well to cultivate strong brand loyalty, our experience and research shows that customers are quick to jump ship if an online shopping experience doesn’t live up to these new standards, even with sites they are previously familiar .
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Measuring New Science Standards Is Hard. These Projects Aim to Change That (some months now) Education Week (blog) Education Week (blog) About 18 states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards. And although these shared science expecatations have been out for about five years, testing models that fully capture students’ grasp of them have lagged far behind. (So far, only a .
Brian Calley: What Michigan could learn from ‘Pissed Off Autism Moms’ Jul 19th, 2018 10:27 UTC Bridge Michigan Bridge Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is campaigning for governor as a proven problem solver, pointing to his success in expanding insurance coverage to help those with autism and the state’s record for the past eight years. Bridge Magazine interviewed Calley, the .