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Deselection of the Bottom 8%: Lessons from Eugenics for Modern School Reform

We have seen more than once that the public welfare may call upon the best citizens for their lives. It would be strange if it could not call upon those who already sap the strength of the State for these lesser sacrifices, often not felt to be such by those concerned, to prevent our being [...]

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Beauty Pageants and the Misunderstanding of Evolution Meet….Again

Last week, self proclaimed "geek," Miss California, Alyssa Campanella made beauty pageant history…by default. When the interviewer posed a Theory of Evolution question, she was one of only two delegates to use the scientific definition of the word "theory" in her response. The honey-drenched, colloquial definition that the majority of her competitors clung to was, [...]

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