Download all of our free PF resources Charter schools were quickly able to adapt to COVID-19 and transition to online learning Mitchell, 5-29, 2020, Baker A. Mitchell is founder of The Roger Bacon Academy, which manages four charter schools in and around Wilmington, NC, with combined enrollments of more than 2,100 students in grades K through, Why Many Charter Schools Were Better Prepared for Covid-19, https://www.realcleareducation.com/articles/2020/05/29/why_many_charter_schools_were_better_prepared_for_covid-19_110428.html “U.S. schools were not
Background What are charter schools? (2018). This article explains the basics of charter schools and reviews all of the main pro and con studies. Everything you need to know about charter schools (2014) Just what is a charter school, anyway? (2017) The Debate The battle over charter schools (2017). This article discusses some of the pros and cons of charger schools. If there is any conclusion, it is probably that the
Join us for our next online tournament on May 15-16. We will have competition in LD (NSDA Topic), PF (Modified April topic), and Policy Debate (Arms Sales Topic). Multiple divisions are available. Independent entries are accepted. We even had a 1 on 1 PF division. The tournament will be hosted on the same platform that hosted Georgetown and the Tournament of Champions.
See also: Gulf Presence Update US pressure on Iran has failed to control proliferation and has accelerated it Colum Lynch, May 8. 2020, ForeignPolicy.com, Despite U.S. Sanctions, Iran Expands Its Nuclear Stockpile, https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/05/08/iran-advances-nuclear-program-withdrawal-jcpoa/ Two years after President Donald Trump announced the U.S withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has resumed its enrichment of uranium, restarted research and development on advanced centrifuges, and expanded its stockpile of nuclear fuel, cutting
Our Daily Updates are free to all registered users until June 20th. Offshore Balancing/General Hegemony Updates Ceasefire in Yemen Middle East Monitor, April 15, 2020, https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200416-un-yemen-envoy-expects-warring-parties-to-agree-truce-in-immediate-future/, UN Yemen envoy expects warring parties to agree truce in ‘immediate future’ United Nations Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths said on Thursday he expects the warring parties to formally adopt “in the immediate future” agreements on a nationwide ceasefire, key economic and humanitarian measures
March 19 Solar and wind energy pollute more, are less efficient, and can’t produce energy as long as nuclear power Melinda Burns, 3-18-2020, “The Nuclear Choice,” Santa Barbara Independent, https://www.independent.com/2020/03/18/the-nuclear-choice/ A lot of misinformation about our sources of electrical energy has been circulating, claiming nuclear plant construction and maintenance produce lots of CO2. That’s true to some degree, but let’s put that in perspective. Solar and wind produce two to
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