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new Education Revolution blog

Well, my pal Jerry Mintz has finally created a brand-spanking-new blog for his organization, the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO), to supplement AERO's website , his personal site , and his various email-based announcements and mailing lists. Mintz/AERO has done a dizzying array of education-related things over the years: penning the book No Homework and Recess All Day ; publishing Education Revolution magazine ; running an annual conference ; preserving Modern School history ... and simply doing a lot of the raw, exhausting work involved in keeping various education reformers in touch with each other, helping people start schools, helping schools improve themselves and become more "alternative", and the various other stuff involved in keeping an education reform movement alive and moving. So far, the blog has three posts: the first is a simple announcement post where he says, "I still barely understand what a blog is, but I’m about to find o

new science fiction on Project Gutenberg: Frank Herbert's Operation Haystack

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Yet another public domain science fiction short story whose eBook I helped produce makes its debut on Project Gutenberg . Originally from Astounding Science Fiction May 1959, with illustrations by H. R. van Dongen, joining Herbert's "Missing Link" , posted last October. Yes, that Frank Herbert, and yes, it's really public domain ... 'nuff said!