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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Playing with Summly

The article I found was called, "Where's the Debate?"
It was a nice article that I would recommend anyone involved in "Ed Reform" conversations.
The following was pulled from a "summly summary" I wanted to play around a little but with the app today and my first search was on Ed reform. This was the third link provided. Not bad. It was enough to make me want to read the entire article. It did not satisfy as a substitute to reading it though.
"- Students in well-funded American schools from high-income families outscore nearly all other countries on standardized tests, yet our aggregate scores are low."
"- Schools need to hire more social workers, psychologists, and nurses to make sure students are healthy enough to take their learning to the next level."
"- These small class sizes showed to be especially beneficial to students attending schools in poor districts."
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