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People are up in arms over these Common Core math problems

Three school math problems have thousands of people on Facebook and Reddit talking.<p>The reason? Even though the students' answers appear to be totally correct, they were still marked wrong.<p>Here's one of the problems, a question about estimation from a third-grade math test. The problem was posted on …

Mathematics

When Parents Are the Ones Getting Schooled by the Common Core

Grownups are hitting the books and taking classes just so they can help their kids with their math homework.<p>“It feels like a dark time,” wrote the comedian Louis C.K. in a tweet last April. “I’m pissed,” he wrote in another, a few minutes later. C.K. was, indeed, very, very angry. And this time, it …

Education

Salma Hayek on Why Her Animated Film, The Prophet, Might Change How You Think About Life

Salma Hayek is taking on a bold new role with her latest project, <i>The Prophet</i>, in which she gives voice to an animated character named Kamila. While …

11 Pairs of Flares You Need for Fall

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few months, you’ve probably heard the earth-shattering news: Skinny-leg jeans are so outta here. Enter the flared pants that, for many of us, haven’t seen the light of day since grade school. While some of you may be hesitant to leave your beloved …

Jon Stewart: What He Did for Love

I tried to pretend Jon Stewart wasn't <i>really</i> leaving <i>The Daily Show</i>. Right up 'til his last show, which I couldn't help watching.<p>His watch ended just as it should've. There weren't a lot of big name stars dropping by to sing his praises. Except for the dozen or so who got their start <i>on</i> his watch.<p>I'd …

Jon Stewart

In Palo Alto's High-Pressure Schools, Suicides Lead To Soul-Searching

Since October of last year, four teenagers in California's Palo Alto school district have taken their own lives. Tragically, it's not the first cluster of teen suicides this area has seen: In 2009 and 2010, five local teenagers killed themselves by stepping in front of trains, and more suicides …

Online Common Core testing lays bare tech divide in schools

NEW CUYAMA, Calif. (AP) — Nestled between mountains 60 miles from the nearest city, students at Cuyama Valley High School use Internet connections …

Education

Rosicrucians' Secret Knowledge Of Extraterrestrial Visitations

By In5D on May 8, 2015 in Extraterrestrials<p>by Ellen Lloyd, MessageToEagle<p>Secret documents hidden in the library of the Rosicrucians reveal humans’ …

Russia Orders US: Tell The World About Aliens, Or We Will

By In5D on May 11, 2015 in Spiritual Awakening<p>A stunning Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) report on Prime Minister Medvedev’s agenda at the World …