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NYT Climate 14h
The government shutdown means crucial climate data isn’t available and long-term research projects are at risk.
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What about the chances of people like Bloomberg, Bullock, Buttigieg, Cuomo, Gabbard, Hickenlooper, Inslee, Landrieu and Winfrey? Via
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NYT Graphics 16h
Theresa May's Brexit deal failed just 10 weeks before Britain was scheduled to leave the E.U. Here's what could happen next:
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Urban Institute 16h
Overall, girls outperform boys in school, starting as early as kindergarten. But there’s an exception, reports .
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Nicole Hong 17h
Fascinating article about the gender achievement gap: "Boys perform better in school when achievement is considered to be desirable, and when they believe successful men get their power from education versus strength and toughness."
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Claire Cain Miller 18h
We know that boys are doing worse than girls in school. But it's not true for Asian-American boys, at least until high school. The reasons give us clues about how to help all boys achieve. Step 1: Stop messaging that doing well at school is un-masculine
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NYTimes Communications 21h
Congratulations to , who has been promoted into a new role in the newsroom — data editor.
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Joseph N. Cohen 20h
My brilliant colleague Amy is featured in
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Charles Franklin 20h
Two quick looks at shifts in the political balance from Gallup. I see frequent claims that Republicans have been leaving the party since 2016. I find the change modest and in part depends on with or without leaners. Neither party has surged. 1/ Source:
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Amy Hsin 21h
My paper on the in achievement, and is discussed in today's . cites sociological work by Tom DiPrete Claudia Buchmann & others.
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Malachy Browne 21h
Both alcohol and tobacco are more dangerous than marijuana, and it’s not even close, writes
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"Girls are encouraged to be diligent, cooperative and ambitious — all things that serve them well in school."
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Everyday events — such as falling down — might be effectively more dangerous than rare ones, such as getting hit by lightning.
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To tackle recent claims, we should use the best methods and evidence as a starting point.
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The Upshot Jan 15
Among Asian-Americans, the academic achievement gap between boys and girls does not appear until adolescence. The reasons could give parents and teachers information about how to help all boys achieve at their full potential.
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Margot Sanger-Katz Jan 14
“Some in his circle recall a brief foray into an all-potato diet (yes, that is really a thing). His staff declined to confirm or comment on any potato period.”
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FiveThirtyEight Jan 14
The Reasonable Way to View Marijuana’s Risks via
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Brendan Nyhan Jan 14
My 2015 column on Trump as the Green Lantern candidate Trump today per
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Emily Badger Jan 14
Curious: Are you loyal to Uber or Lyft? Or using one of their new loyalty programs? Have been wondering if those incentives will actually change anyone's behavior...
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Mac McClung Fan Account Jan 14
Interesting look at how public opinion on the border wall has changed over time--along with some thoughts as to why.
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