Looking Ahead at Florida’s Primary, Pawnshops Gain Popularity, School Board Member Says Standardized Tests Need Revision: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Mitt Romney is sounding upbeat today, saying he has overcome his setback in South Carolina and that he’s now ‘pushing back’ against Newt Gingrich more effectively. Gingrich is making a big deal out of the amount of money Romney has spent on ads in Florida, but says the ads won’t work. We’ll talk about […]

Grawemeyer Award Recipient Says IQ Tests Don't Measure Rational Thought

Today, the University of Louisville has announced the recipient of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award for education. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. In an era when standardized tests are highly regarded, one cognitive psychologist points out that they don’t measure rational thinking. Keith Stanovich is that psychologist and he gets the award for his 2009 book What […]