Washington Post column on Mueller investigation, report features NLP

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The Washington Post’s education reporter Valerie Strauss discusses the work of NLP and features resources from The Sift®, our free weekly newsletter for educators, in her piece on how the report by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has become a tool for teachers. The column ran July 24, 2019, the day Mueller testified before Congress about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald J. Trump.

 

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