Monthly Archives: August 2011

Juking the Stats

Epigraph to my APSA 2011 paper. Prezbo: I don’t get it. All this so we score higher on the state tests? If we’re teaching the kids the test questions, what is it assessing in them? Grace Sampson: Nothing. It assesses … Continue reading

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Where Power Lies

Urban riots in London over the past few days have led to wondering about their context and the fundamental nature of government and the governed.  Paul Campos from the excellent Lawyers, Guns, & Money blog I think isn’t explicit enough … Continue reading

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