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Thursday, September 07, 2006

New Jersey educator Will Richardson used tools like MySpace as a teaching tool for his high school students. Now he’s urging other high schools to use social networking sites, rather than just be afraid of them. Also: New York State Attorney General hopeful Mark Green; We take a look at the health impact of 9/11 in the next installment in our series What Have We Learned; and analysis of the President's speech about prosecuting terrorists.

President at Bay

Barbara Olshansky, deputy legal director at the Center for Constitutional Rights
- the implications of President Bush's push for legislation dealing with prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

» Center for Constitutional Rights

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Surveillance Acts

Emily Bazelon , contributing editor of Legal Affairs and a senior editor of Slate magazine
- analyzes the NSA surveillance program, George Bush's speech on detainees and other issues

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Classroom 2.0

Will Richardson, former teacher at Hunterdon high school in Flemington, NJ. "Learner in Chief" at Connective Learning, author Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms (Corwin Press, 2006)
- why teachers should embrace social networking tools and other "web 2.0" technologies in the classroom
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What Have We Learned: Environmental Effects of 9/11

Lorna Thorpe, deputy commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology
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Dr. Jacqueline Moline, principal investigator of the WTC Monitoring & Treatment Program at Mt. Sinai;
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David M. Newman, hygienist, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
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Green-ery

Mark Green, former public advocate and candidate for attorney general
- makes his pitch for your support

» Mark Green’s website

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Fred Mogul




Fred Mogul

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Fred Mogul, WNYC reporter weighs in on the health concerns now facing individuals exposed at Ground Zero. September 7, 2006.

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David M. Newman




David M. Newman

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David M. Newman, hygienist and member of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, discusses the health impact of 9/11. ...

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Lorna Thorpe




Lorna Thorpe

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Lorna Thorpe, deputy commissioner for the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, pauses before addressing 9/11 health concerns. September 7, 2006.

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