A new article in the journal Science argues there is no proof that separating boys and girls in the classroom is more conducive to learning. Moreover, the researchers say single-sex instruction hurts more than it helps. Evidence shows the practice increases gender stereotyping and legitimizes institutionalized sexism.
He was born on a French battlefield during World War I. His immigration to Hollywood led to principal roles in nearly two dozen blockbuster silent films. He founded an entertainment dynasty, and his descendants went on to star in talkies, radio shows and one of the most popular television adventure series of the Baby Boom era. It may sound surprising, but this Hollywood legend turns out to be one of America's favorite dogs: Rin Tin Tin.
The Supreme Court is reinforcing the death penalty, upholding Arizona's congressional redistricting process and limiting the President’s power to limit pollution from power plants. Also, many conservative lawmakers are saying the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage is a violation on religious freedom laws. Then, South Carolina gun control activists hope to tackle the region's permissive gun law.
We are tracking reaction across social media this morning, and already we are seeing a lot of big and important names come out and share their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s ruling. Then, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Peter Rainer review this week’s new releases including “Max,” “Ted 2,” “A Little Chaos,” and more. TGI-Filmweek!
The Supreme Court today decided that federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act are legal, leaving intact a core funding mechanism of the health care law. Also, what's in your sunscreen may be doing more harm than good. Then, L.A. has the second pick in the NBA draft, and the rumors have been swirling for months about who the Lakers might snatch up tonight at the two spot.
In rapid succession, government and corporate leaders have heeded the outcry to tear down the Confederate flag from American life. Also, for the first time in a long time, the city of Los Angeles could see major homeless sweeps. Then, the University of California system has become the epicenter for conversations about microaggressions, free speech and the roles and rights of professors.
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