With the November 7 election concluded and new school board members in place, it seems like a good time to share my thoughts on math education in PPS as a parent of two children who have recently completed K-12 in District schools. During 2014-2016, I undertook an investigation—including ten Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requests… Continue reading Princeton Public: Math, Myths, and Inequalities
[Update 5/28/2023: As reported on Planet Princeton, PPS has released PREA’s Jan. 3rd, 2023 letter to Superintendent Kelley, the Board, and Ms. Gold.][Update 10/27/2023: As reported on Planet Princeton, Superintendent Kelley has resigned.] Dear Board of Education, Superintendent, and Members of Princeton Regional Education Association (PREA), As an engaged parent within the Princeton Public Schools… Continue reading Open Letter to Princeton Public Schools
The latest edition of the Cochrane Review meta study on masking and other interventions is, sadly, little more than a rehash of old studies that tells us nothing new about the efficacy of masks. The first version was published in 2006, the fifth version completed in January 2020 (but was held up until Nov. 2020),… Continue reading Masks in Review
There needs to be a complete paradigm shift in how doping is regulated, in which punishment and shaming of athletes is eliminated and a grand bargain is instead implemented.
Events studied for the years 2001-2021 were the 10,000 Meters, 10km Road race, Half Marathon, and Marathon. For each event, the average time of the top 100 runners was calculated for each year and placed on a graph showing the progression of times before and after the adoption of super-shoes. Continue Reading