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Notes on a statistical scandal

Even a spreadsheet can become a victim of its own success. Just ask the World Bank’s Doing Business report. While many worthy publications from the World Bank are never downloaded, Doing Business has been a smash hit for years. No longer. Amid an ugly sca

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Why There Hasn’t Been A Mass Exodus Of Teachers

This article is a collaboration between FiveThirtyEight and The Fuller Project, a nonprofit newsroom reporting on issues that affect women. Sarah Caswell is stressed about her job every day. The science and special-education teacher in Philadelphia sees t

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Diversity policies must avoid benefiting the already privileged

White women are the biggest beneficiaries, while those from lower socioeconomic groups are often overlooked

logo.png  By NB  Nov 17, 2021