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Should Teachers Get Tenure?
12/6/18 - Did you know? Before tenure was introduced in 1886, female teachers could be fired for getting married, wearing pants, or being out too late in the evenings. Currently, 33% of Americans support teacher tenure, compared to 61% of educators. Read our updated pro and con arguments on this topic to learn more.
New Climate Change Report Warns of “Cascading Impacts” on Economy and Health
12/4/18 - The 4th National Climate Assessment concluded, in part, that "rising temperatures, extreme heat, drought, wildfire on rangelands, and heavy downpours" are expected to increase. The Trump administration criticized the report's findings.
Top Pro and Con Arguments - Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
11/20/18 - Textbook publishing in the United States is an $11 billion industry, with five companies - Cengage Learning, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and Scholastic - capturing about 80% of this market. Tablets are an $18 billion industry with 53% of US adults, 81% of US children aged eight to 17, and 42% of US children aged under eight, owning a tablet. Explore the tablets vs. textbooks debate with sourced pro and con arguments about student achievement, health, the environment, costs, and the digital divide.