Ian Kay

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Analyzing the crowded 2014 Hall of Fame ballot

The 2014 Hall of Fame ballot is going to spark plenty of debate over the next several weeks because there are so many strong candidates.<p>On Tuesday, …

2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot Released

The National Baseball Hall of Fame has released its ballot for 2014, one that includes 19 new candidates, according to its official website.<p>This year's ballot is highlighted by pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine. Maddux won four consecutive National League Cy Young Awards from 1992-95 with the …

Can 2014 MLB HOF List of Nominees Be Best Hall of Fame Class in History?

The Baseball Hall of Fame is a place to appreciate the greatness of days past, as well as a litmus test we will judge future superstars by.<p>Going over the list of nominees for the Class of 2014, it's possible we could see the greatest collection of talent elected into Cooperstown since the initial …

Deadspin buys 2014 Hall of Fame vote, will crowdsource ballot

Deadspin.com has purchased a Hall of Fame vote from a BBWAA member and intends to "make a mockery and farce" of the voting process.<p><b>MORE</b>: 2014 Hall of …

The plan of attack for a crowded HOF ballot

My Hall of Fame Ballot, if I had one:<p>1. Jeff Bagwell<br>2. Craig Biggio<br>3. Barry Bonds<br>4. Roger Clemens<br>5. Tom Glavine<br>6. Jeff Kent<br>7. Greg Maddux<br>8. Edgar …

Common Core: A Threat to Catholic Education

<i>Editor’s note: The following letter by Eagle Forum president, Phyllis Schlafly, was mailed this month to key members of the Roman Catholic hierarchy</i> …

No, Twitter is not ruining America or American politics — just the opposite, in fact

Is Twitter ruining America? That’s the somewhat hyperbolic claim made by Philip Bump in a recent piece at <i>The Atlantic Wire</i>, in which he argues that …

The Best Resources For Talking To Parents About The Common Core Standards

I’m no big fan of the Common Core Standards, but they are a reality for most of us.<p>If teachers are ever in situations where they have to explain them …

Common Core in Action: Writing for an Audience

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4: Produces clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, …

Teaching

Common-Core Tests in Kentucky, Year Two: What's the Trend?

Kentucky was the first state to release test score results that year that were supposed to be aligned to the Common Core State Standards last year, …

Principal: ‘I was naïve about Common Core’

Here’s a powerful piece about how an award-winning principal went from being a Common Core supporter to an opponent. This was written by Carol Burris, principal of South Side High School in New York. She was named the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educator by the School Administrators Association …

Colorín Colorado

How can teachers equitably grade ELLs? Learn more about challenges, related research and resources, and recommendations developed by the Diane Staehr …

Arne Duncan Mounts Strongest Defense Yet of Common Core Standards

<b>UPDATED</b><p>In a speech today to the American Society of News Editors in Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan mounted his strongest defense …

N.C. Moving to Integrated High School Math With Common Core

I often hear from math educators that the common-core standards seem to cry out for moving away from the traditional Algebra 1-geometry-Algebra 2 …

Engaging Common Core: Reading to See How the Words Work

Following is a post (second in a series on breaking down the Common Core ) from guest blogger Susan Weston, a Kentucky education consultant who often …

On the Brink of the Common Core Era, Principals Leading

<i>Co-authored by Lynette Guastaferro</i><p>The new Common Core era has generated great insecurity, largely because some states, such as New York, implemented the new assessments before rolling out new curricula designed to match the rigorous exams. Despite its great promise, the Common Core is unlikely to …

Common Core Success Will Require Common Approach To Integration

<b>Common Core Success Will Require Common Approach To Integration</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ph.D, Authentic Education<p>Readers know that I am a strong supporter of …

Uphill battle for Obama on Syria

President Barack Obama faces a clear uphill battle in swaying skeptical lawmakers of the merits of military action in Syria, as top officials were dispatched to Capitol Hill Sunday to make the administration’s case.<p>In response to concern from a swath of lawmakers, Senate Democratic aides are …

Cory Monteith’s mother expresses thanks to fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support

Cory Monteith's mother has broken her silence about her son's death, on Twitter. Ann McGregor, who lives in the Victoria area, sent a message Thursday afternoon, directed at her son's fans. "I would like to thank all of Cory's supporters at this extremely emotional time. Your support has been …

US intelligence on Syria gas attack 'unconvincing', says Russia

Western intelligence reports about Syrian use of chemical weapons that have been seen by the Russian government are “completely unconvincing,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.<p>Mr Lavrov said that evidence recently provided by the United States, Britain, and France showing regime …

Russia

Syrian kids struggle in refugee camp - Video on NBCNews.com

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