Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: What Is Stuffed Inside of What Is Stuffed Inside of What Edition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new James Bond film "Skyfall" and a list of the ten best American essays since 1950, plus Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast and blog joins them to discuss his new Thanksgiving cr



School Districts Team Up to Demand Better Textbooks

Thursday, June 28, 2012

New York City's Department of Education is joining forces with 30 other school districts to demand textbooks that are in sync with the new Common Core standards. At a panel on Thursday, some school officials said companies were trying to slip materials by them, with stickers that say things like, "Common Core Ready."

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