Under pressure, he delivered. Stanford’s Jordan Williamson was the man throwing a crucial field goal in overtime. Woot! Photo: ESPN.
Some NFL Football sports news links:
Ravens are tipping scales vs. Steelers - ESPN News
Dallas Cowboys beat Browns; fall to 8th in BCS–Sports blogging
Oregon get kicked by Stanford in overtime–FOXSports.com
BCS Standings 2012 shuffle as Stanford football upsets Oregon–ABC7Chicago.com
BCS Standings 2012: Complete Week 13 Rankings Released–Bleacher Report
Packers to 24. Lions 20. –ABC News
Ohio State football: Weekly Wolverine Watch–Plain Dealer
Alright… happy bud lite swilling then, that was quite an intense weekend of football! :)
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 20.11.12~
EDUCATION DISPARITIES IN AMERICA’S GROWING POVERTY DIVIDE – THE SPIRIT OF “ACADEMIC ADOPTION” NEEDS TO ARISE
Sabrina Tavernese has written an indepth article on educationalists’ research addressing the poverty divide and how this affects education of America’s youth.
To read her article in full, clickit here.
Highlights follow: “Education in the USA once used to be the great equalizer, helping achieve the notion of The American Dream. Today this dream is divided as the achievement gap between rich and poor children is widening.
The income divide has received far less attention from policy makers and government officials than gaps in student accomplishment by race.
Sean F. Reardon, a Stanford University sociologist is the author of a study that found that the gap in standardized test scores between affluent and low-income students had grown by about 40 percent since the 1960s, and is now double the testing gap between blacks and whites. (more…)