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The Birth of Common Core

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By Dean Kalahar     The uproar over Common Core has created misinformation and serious concerns as to its efficacy. To...

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Late-Talking Children

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Thomas Sowell – Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still...

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Neglected By The Elected

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Neglected By The Elected:  Henrico County Public School Board Continues Its Efforts To Disenfranchise Parents and Advocates While...

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For the Common Core, A Differe...

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By Marc Tucker – Years ago, when we were putting our New Standards project together, Phil Daro, the director of New Standards,...

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Hispanic Students ‘Falli...

Sep 16, 2014 by

Though the developers and supporters of the Common Core standards have repeatedly said the purpose of the controversial education...

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White House Selling Outrageous...

Sep 16, 2014 by

Donuts for school students are out, but 590 calorie “Jumbo Honeybuns” are still very much IN at the White House. Because of First...

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Try it again, Uncle Sam!

Sep 16, 2014 by

Americans aren’t convinced the Common Core and federal involvement will improve education. Is it time for a do-over? See the...

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Common Core math standards add...

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Teachers have to be savvy shoppers as glut of new products enters the marketplace By Sarah Carr   The politically controversial...

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Doubling Down on Doublespeak

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This past week, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by William Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues and once chairman of the...

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Potential GOP base problem for...

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Republican Party of Florida Executive Director Juston Johnson visited last week’s Palm Beach County Republican Executive Committee...

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Professor: Amnesty Legislation...

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One of the country’s foremost experts on guest-worker visas argued that high-tech companies could be on the verge of securing...

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Search and Seizure in Governme...

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Even before the Columbine and Sandy hook tragedies unleashed the latest wave of zero tolerance policies in public schools, the courts...

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TEKS and APUSH Are Like Oil an...

Sep 16, 2014 by

On Friday September 19th, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) will consider a resolution presented by Board member Ken Mercer....

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ISIS reopens Mosul schools — w...

Sep 16, 2014 by

ISIS extremists reopened schools in the captured city of Mosul — but banned music, art and history. Most parents defiantly kept their...

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Texas Schools Get Military Gea...

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Morgan Smith – Texas school districts dominate the list of those receiving military equipment — including firearms and armored...

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James K. Polk’s Way of the Fut...

Sep 16, 2014 by

by Matthew Ladner – I am in the middle of reading a fascinating book about James K. Polk called A Country of Vast Designs. Stow...

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The NCAA Racket

Sep 16, 2014 by

by Andrew Syrios – Americans certainly love college sports, particularly football and basketball. After all, what is better...

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STUDY: First Lady’s Health-Foo...

Sep 16, 2014 by

A recently published study claims that the push for healthy, home-cooked family meals – pressure coming from famous “foodies,” public...

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SJP Students Hurl Insults At J...

Sep 16, 2014 by

by Matt Lamb – Members of Students for Justice in Palestine at Loyola University-Chicago verbally assaulted their Jewish peers...

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Free school meals: are the rig...

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At St Mary Redcliffe primary school in Bristol, headteacher Emma Payne is on lunch duty. She’s got a new kitchen extension, a...

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