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Articles I Should Have Blogged

By Alexander Russo — January 19, 2007 1 min read
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As usual, there are lots of articles I didn’t get to this week. Click below to check out a few of them.Why there’s no autism epidemic Slate
For a decade or more, parents of autistic children, including public figures ranging from quarterback Doug Flutie to Rep. Dan Burton to NBC Chairman Bob Wright, have argued that an epidemic of autism is sweeping the country.

Teachers union challenges bonus-pay plan CNN
A teachers union went to court Friday to challenge the state’s pioneering bonus-pay program, saying school districts would receive unequal levels of funding.

Teacher faces 40 years for porn in classroom, blames adware
A 40-year-old substitute teacher faces up to 40 years in prison after being convicted of exposing children to pornography on a computer at the Connecticut middle school where she taught.

Can Johnny Come Out and (Be Taught to) Play? NYT
New York City’s new ideas about structured fun might make parents happy. But children could have other ideas.

Taking Power, Sharing Cereal NYT
Will the senior senator from New York please make his bed?

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