by Larry Gordon
Students who studied for 20 hours through the personalized lessons on Khan Academy showed an average 115-point increase between their earlier and preliminary PSAT/NMSQT exam and the actual SAT that colleges use to help decide admission offers, according to a study from the two groups. That improvement was reportedly double the average increase of students who did not use the Khan tutorials. A perfect score on the two parts of the SAT would be 1600 total.
Proponents of more gun control laws state that the Second Amendment was intended for militias; that gun violence would be reduced; that gun restrictions have always existed; and that a majority of Americans, including gun owners, support new gun restrictions.
Opponents say that the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to own guns; that guns are needed for self-defense from threats ranging from local criminals to foreign invaders; and that gun ownership deters crime rather than causes more crime. Read more background…