Well, the topic du jour is clearly the leaked Alito opinion draft, which makes the case for over-turning abortion.
Hannah at Ballerina Farm showed a video of her birth of her latest kid. Check it out. I showed it to Ian, because we realized only last month that he had no sex education in high school. Our therapist and I are teaching him all this stuff. So, thanks, Hannah!
The biggest gains to reading/math scores came after states began making schools accountable for student learning. WITH TESTING. In more recent years, the gains leveled off, when states reduced oversight and expectations. Bottomline — TESTS WORK.
2/3rds of undergraduate certificate programs left their students worse off than the typical high school graduate, making an average of less than $25,000 per year.” Many certificates don’t pay off, but colleges want to keep them. (Also, don’t get a MA.)
I’m just not excited about canceling student debt — which would benefit Jonah — when I can’t find a good post-high school program for Ian. When the government provides good post-high school programs for ALL students, then I’ll get more excited about college loan debt.
Watching: Finished Yellowstone (love), finished Outlander (meh), finishing Moon Knight (good), Russian Doll
PICTURE: Bought a set of about 100 leather bound books this weekend. Now, I’m conditioning all that leather. Will more pictures later.