2024-06-14 8:08 AM

School News & Notes

FCPS Modifies Admissions Test Fairfax County Public Schools will modify the admissions test for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology beginning with the December 2008 test session. The test is comprised of standardized mathematics and verbal reasoning questions that assesses the knowledge and skills needed for success in a high school program for […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Virginia’s first Commission on Climate Change met in Richmond on Friday, and heard a warning from Governor Tim Kaine that climate change is the environmental issues of this and the next generation. In the absence of action at the federal level, Governor Kaine said, Virginia’s actions can and must be focused on what can be […]

Anything But Straight: Putting Lies To The Test

Last week, I wrote about Warren "Dr. Blog" Throckmorton an unlicensed psychologist from a small Christian school in Pennsylvania. He has written no books, produced no noteworthy studies and his main claim to fame is his online diary, where he kvetches about real researchers who have actually stepped foot in the lab.

Press Pass: The Hideout

It’s just the process. So says radio personality El Jefe of his tumultuous stint in the business. Never mind that turbulence has forced him and his co-hosts, J-Dubs and Shaffee, to relocate markets twice in the past two years and now find themselves back in the District.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Hyping Jack No. 2

The story broke the morning after Labor Day, when the Wall Street Journal ran a front-page piece reporting that Chevron along with two partners had announced the results of a major oil production test in the Gulf of Mexico. The partners Chevron, Statoil, and Devon Energy ran the test on a well known as Jack […]