Sunday links.

Kanye West and Lady Gaga. A new paradigm.

H/T Arthur Goldstein. Educator Yong Zhao thinks about what Lady Gaga means for education today.

The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens is a new book that tells the story of  International High School at Prospect Heights.

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts. CPS claims that no Chicago school voted down the 90 minutes extension. Not true.

In Chile, 9/11 is the anniversary of the the day that General Pinochet led a U.S. backed coup that overthrew the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende.

Today’s quiz. H/T Michael Cousineau.

Why so, I ask myself, after 10 years of war, hundreds of thousands of innocent deaths, lies and hypocrisy and betrayal and sadistic torture by the Americans – our MI5 chaps just heard, understood, maybe looked, of course no touchy-touchy nonsense – and the Taliban? Have we managed to silence ourselves as well as the world with our own fears? Are we still not able to say those three sentences: The 19 murderers of 9/11 claimed they were Muslims. They came from a place called the Middle East. Is there a problem out there? Robert Fisk, The London Independent

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