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Why ‘No Excuses’ Charter Schools Mold ‘Very Submissive’ Students – Starting in Kindergarten September 19, 2014 | Washington Post

Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about her research on charter schools.

Nearly Half of Americans Unaware of Which Party Controls House, Senate: Poll September 19, 2014 | New York Daily News

A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured.

Cheerleaders Generate Over $1 Million Per Season Per NFL Team, Yet They Don’t Even Make Minimum Wage September 19, 2014 | “The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti,” CBC Radio (Canada)

Visiting scholar Laura Grindstaff of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses cheerleading as a sport.

IBM Offers Workers Training and Pay Cuts September 17, 2014 | New York Times

Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School discusses the nature of the training in the IBM program.

Why Millennials Should Have Kids -- and Soon September 17, 2014 | Time

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is cited for studying Millennials’ thoughts on having children in comparison to Generation Xers.