Children Soon Left Behind
In GOOD issue 12, education expert and Huffington Post-blogger Gary Stager penned an essay about a system held hostage by No Child Left Behind. He derides the program as a "a mathematically impossible piece of federal education legislation, which requires all of the nation's schoolchildren to be above..
CNN Reveals How They Call Races
Ever wonder how a network projects winners in state and national elections? CNN comes clean with its methods, which rely heavily on a company called Edison Media Research. The company sends interviewers to randomly selected precincts where they snag every third or fifth voter exiting the poll and ask..
Finnish Ex-Pres. Snags Nobel Peace Prize
Congratulations to former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari, the latest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which administers the Peace Prize-the Swedes give out the other prizes-Ahtisarri beat out 196 other nominees for his "important efforts, on several..