Last week, we posted a rebuttal to the recent study claiming that children of lesbian parents do just as well—and maybe even better in some instances—socially and academically as children of traditional heterosexual parents. You can read that rebuttal by clicking here. Now, the Ruth Institute digs deeper into the underlying messages being pushed by this flawed study in a quick article called “3 Really Pernicious Messages Behind the ‘Lesbians Make Better Parents’ Storyline“. You can read it by clicking here.
Well, the run-off elections are underway—early voting has been going on for the past week and today is the last day to vote. By late tonight, Arkansans will most likely know the results of several hard-fought primary races, including the high-profile U.S. Senate race between Sen. Blanche Lincoln and Lt. Gov. Bill Halter. Whichever Democrat wins today will go on to face the Republican nominee, Congressman John Boozman, in November.
To obtain a state-funded Academic Challenge college scholarship, all students need to have a 2.5 GPA or score a 19 on the ACT. Unless you’re from a “grade-inflated school” where, in that case, you would have to do both. Admittedly, neither is a very high bar, but making some kids clear both hurdles does raise questions.