Talking about tests with Bill Evers, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and former assistant secretary of education for policy, and Sean Reardon, associate professor at Stanford's School of Education. . . .
Most reasonable people have now recognized that Major Nidal Malik Hasan's actions in the Fort Hood massacre were not caused by pre-post-traumatic stress, by bullying, or by mental troubles, but were in accordance with his religious beliefs. . . .
Despite growing concerns that trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others in civilian court triggers a host of complications for the prosecution, Attorney General Eric Holder says he's confident the cases will be "successful." . . .
This afternoon a group of 23 prominent economists — including two Nobel laureates as well as previous members of both Democratic and Republican presidential administrations — sent a letter to President Obama about the priorities for health care reform. . . .
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, a political scientist and professor at New York University, headlined the PODER Magazine | Americas Business Council Foundation (abc*) 2009 Business Awards at the Viceroy on Monday evening. . . .