ON-Lion Letter

Entries for May 2016

Milwaukee's Discovery World expands STEM education for early-childhood learners
Situated on Milwaukee's lakefront, the Discovery World Science and Technology Center uses interactive exhibits, activities, and educational programs t...

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Institute for the Study of War reports on political unrest in Iraq
The Institute for the Study of War (ISW), a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization established by Kimberly Kagan in 2007, is pr...

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to receive a 2016 Bradley Prize
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that one of four 2016 Bradley Prizes will be presented to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ...

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Minnesota parents file suit to challenge laws allowing ineffective teachers to remain in schools
In April, on behalf of four parents, the Partnership for Educational Justice (PEJ) and Students for Education Reform-Minnesota filed a lawsuit in stat...

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UW-Milwaukee professor’s startup protects crops without increasing antibiotic resistance
Ching-Hong Yang -- a professor of biological sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and chief scientific officer of Milwaukee-bas...

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Abby W. Schachter wants to get government out of parenting, she writes in Encounter's <i>No Child Left Alone</i>
Children are taken from their parents because they are obese.  Parents are arrested for letting their kids play outside alone.  Sledding and...

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WPRI's <i>Wisconsin Interest</i> covers "federal grant to nowhere"
"There's a little-known refuge from the hustle and bustle of Milwaukee’s downtown, where a weary soul can escape the cacophony of traffic and po...

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Hoover Institution's <i>Central Bank Governance & Oversight Reform</I> addresses key questions about Federal Reserve
In Central Bank Governance & Oversight Reform, new from the Hoover Institution, distinguished scholars and policymakers address key questions abou...

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Kirkpatrick Prize recipient Everett Piper says Oklahoma Wesleyan University will not comply with Department of Education's reinterpretation of Title IX
The U.S. Department of Education has recently presumed to redefine Title IX to include new directives -- including "transgender accommodation" for mal...

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Encounter Broadside contains economic-policy debate between Stephen Moore and Paul Krugman
What happens when a leading conservative economist goes mano a mano with today's most-influential exponent of left-liberal economics, over free market...

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