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KIPP has room for improvement

Published on March 27th, 2012 | by

Founded in 1994 by Michael Fienberg and David Levin, Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Schools are the biggest sensation in education since integration. With more than 50 schools nationwide, the program has successfully educated hundreds of …
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Defense is desperate

Published on February 20th, 2012 | by

After ruling in December that Texas-based financier Robert Allen Stanford was competent enough to withstand trial, U.S. District Judge David Hittner scheduled USA v. Stanford et al, on Jan. 23. Stanford was charged committing a “bait …
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Death penalty is barbaric practice

Published on September 29th, 2011 | by

Troy Davis was recently executed despite the fact that many of the eyewitnesses who testified against him at trial later admitted that they hadn’t seen Davis murder the police officer he was convicted of killing, and …
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A semester at sea

Published on August 30th, 2011 | by

On my plane ride back to Houston, I reflected on my 68-day journey around the globe. How would I explain what my favorite port was? How could I package a two-month long study abroad program to …
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