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My Latest Health Research

My book Avoiding Dementia and Cognitive Impairment is now available on Amazon I eat instant oatmeal for breakfast almost every day – hasn’t curbed my appetite at lunch all that much Instant oatmeal
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Latest Education Research

America’s schools make positive changes to create healthier school meals Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 4 minutes ago Most schools in the U.S. are implementing healthy practices to
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Achievement First charter schools: astonishing success but in some grades only – how did they do it?

by Jonathan Pelto from Wait, What The results “achieved” by the Achievement First charter schools chain of charter schools are extraordinarily different than the results from other schools across
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69.4% of Connecticut juniors are FAILURES according to SBAC math results

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What According to the Common Core SBAC results, a majority of Connecticut students – in every grade – failed to meet the so-called “achievement” level. The destructive testing
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Cashiers may have higher risk for BPA exposure than general population from handling printed receipts

Source: Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science Despite its well-documented effects as a hormone disruptor, Bisphenol A (BPA) is still used to manufacture thousands of
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Don’t “Turn Back the Clock” on Standard of Care for Two Million American Amputees

Source: Amputee Coalition and the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association A double amputee who has worn advanced prosthetic devices for decades no longer would be eligible for new prostheses
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Hypocrites denouncing the birthright citizenship constitutional guarantee

Piyush Jindal’s parents were Indian citizens in the United States on student visas. Ted Cruz was born in Canada to a Cuban-citizen father. Both of Marco Rubio’s parents were Cuban citizens when he was
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Common Core SBAC test results “embargoed”: A violation of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What? This morning Connecticut’s Commissioner of Education, Diana Wentzell, held the state’s annual back-to-school meeting for Connecticut superintendents at Al Prince Vo-Tech
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My Latest Education Research Posts

Most popular posts: Primary children: too much homework, parent assistance may be detrimental Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 4 days ago A new study in the *The American Journal of
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My Latest Art Posts

Goya: The Portraits Jonathan Kantrowitz at Art History News – 4 days ago 7 October 2015 – 10 January 2016 *Portraits make up a third of Goya’s output – and more than 150 still survive today – but
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