Commenters continued to respond on other threads that remained open to all. Those threads Headlines do not reflect anymore the interesting direction the discussion took. I have decided to try to list the threads where the recent comments about ranking/achievement gap/mat letter/retaliation were posted.
Please note that some of the titles of the threads I linked below, do not reflect anymore the direction the recent direction comments took.
1. Analyzing ranking, achievement gap, math letter, fear of retaliation:
1.1. Web Link
1.2. Web Link
2. Concerns/questions about removed comments, locked threads:
3. US news school ranking - Seems to me that the fact this thread was made available only to those logged in initiated the recent thread "twist": Web Link