A reader argues that schools like the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science get too much credit. A teacher from the school responds.
James FallowsA college professor in Georgia questions whether an innovative school in Mississippi is all it has been cracked up to be. (Including by @FallowsDeb)
A teacher at that school, MSMS, replies.
Two cities on opposite sides of the U.S. illustrate how communities can be shaken by decisions in Washington.
James FallowsYou’ve heard what the trade war is doing to Midwest soybean farmers.
Here are some of the consequences for walnut / almond growers in Cailfornia.
theatlantic.com/notes/2019/05/… by me
Plus: what refugee crackdown means for challenged industrial cities
The Commercial Dispatch is showing other local papers a way forward.
A daily newspaper that is hanging on, in small-town Mississippi, credits its survival to skepticism about social media, plus of course an ownership structure that is opposite of VC/chain model.