Time to ‘get over Darwin’ – Science & Tech – WORLD

Yale University computer science professor David Gelernter publicly turned his back on Darwin’s theory of evolution in a recent op-ed for the Claremont Review of Books. “Darwin has failed,” he declared. Gelernter did not speak much of his Jewish religious ideology and fell short of wholeheartedly endorsing intelligent design, but he unequivocally stated that scientists should

Source: Time to ‘get over Darwin’ – Science & Tech – WORLD

Fitzpatrick, Boyle bills seeks to boost special education funding – Increasing the federal role in Education. Another example of “bipartisan” meaning both parties cooperate in increasing public spending.

Area Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick and Brendan Boyle are co-sponsors of a bill that would increase the federal share of special education funding from 14% to 40% in 10 years.

Source: Fitzpatrick, Boyle bills seeks to boost special education funding – News – Bucks County Courier Times – Levittown, PA

Big spenders – Politics – WORLD

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed Monday on a budget deal that would increase federal spending by more than $320 billion as budget deficits rise to trillion-dollar levels. “This was a real compromise in order to give another big victory to our Great Military and Vets!” the president tweeted after the deal was announced.

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U.S. deficit, debt on ‘unsustainable course’ – Politics – WORLD

WASHINGTON—At the current rate of government spending, the federal deficit will top $1 trillion in fiscal year 2020. That’s the warning coming from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The projection announced Wednesday increased by $63 billion to account for the massive budget deal President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress reached earlier this summer.

Source: U.S. deficit, debt on ‘unsustainable course’ – Politics – WORLD

It seems to me that a lot of time and money is being wasted. – How long does it take to get a 4-year college degree? At many Pa. universities, it takes more than 4 years – pennlive.com

People tend to think of baccalaureate degrees as a four-year proposition but at most colleges, less than a majority of students graduate in that time span. Here’s a look at the graduation rates at some Pennsylvania colleges and where those colleges rank nationally.

Source: How long does it take to get a 4-year college degree? At many Pa. universities, it takes more than 4 years – pennlive.com