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Geeked Out Monday Links

1) Oh data!/ I wanna get wit-cha/ Regress and fit-cha: More evidence that I am a nerd, but so are you, all you ed researchers and data-driven teachers who read this blog. "Baby Got Back" gets remixed as "Baby Got Stats, " i.e.: But when you get some data / And you put it in Stata/ And it’s spits out a beta of 10 / You get sprung. Can't Fordham put together a respectable rap about ed policy?

2) Seeing Like a State: The small world debate returns at Edwize.

3) Great Column on Value-Added: "On April 24, 2008, heteroskedasticity became my all-time favorite word." By the manager of program investments at the Chicago Public Education Fund.

4) The Ethics of Expert Mumbling: A Sherman Dorn confessional.

5) Newt Gingrich and Me: Dan Brown asks for Newt Gingrich's hand in marriage and then debriefs the ED in '08 blogger summit.

6) Worst of the Blogs: Corey of Thoughts on Ed Policy throws down.

7) What Will Have Less of an Impact on Ed Policy Than Tonight's Gossip Girl Finale? Probably Bill Ayers' tenure as VP of AERA, but Matthew Tabor and Mike Petrilli are still worried.

If your suggestion makes Fordham put out a rap, I swear I'm going to stop reading this blog.

OMG… call me a nerd too… the rap thing was too funny. Of course, this is coming from someone who did the FunnyBack. Thanks for the laugh.

JE, you know you want to see Checker rhyme as much as I do.

Leo Casey uses a hell of a lot of words to cover up the essential point: The UFT/AFT is one of them. Does Eduwonkette need to do massive research to prove it? Broad gives the UFT charter $1 million. Joel Klein comes from the Clinton admin. UFT/AFT major Clinton supporters. UFT joins with Klein undermining much of the UFT contract protections which result in ATR situation. Praise for Weingarten from Rod Paige and Rotherham. Her performance on Charlie Rose.

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