Victoria Sanders Beckford

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Going Down the Rabbit Hole: The Mad World of Bill Gates and Pearson Publishing

Mad World… getting madder every day…<p><i>“In that direction,” the Cat said, waving its right paw round, “lives a Hatter: and in that direction,” waving</i> …

Common Core Standards Math Practice - CCSS Practice

Kindergarten CCSS Math Practice<br>Kindergarten students should be able to represent and operate on whole numbers and to describe shapes and space.<p>1st …

Frontline Education

As part of Frontline Education, we are excited to continue providing educators with the tools they need.<p>School Improvement Network’s award-winning …

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15 Ways We Can Put An End To The Dishonest Dating Culture We've Created

What is the dating game, you ask? Well, you probably know it all too well. It’s the game of “let’s see who can try to act like they care less in …

The New Segregation: School Choice in AZ Takes on a Different Meaning If Your Kid Has a Disability

In many ways, I wanted the same thing for Sophie that we'd found for Annabelle: a school with dedicated, creative teachers, small classes, an …

Louis C.K. Sounds Off Against Common Core Testing on Letterman Show

This is hilarious.<p>This is my favorite line:<p><i>“He told Letterman he’s trying to help his daughters with their math work, but the questions are just</i> …

Why This Mysterious Code Is Hidden in Nearly Every Pixar Movie

If you’ve ever watched a Pixar movie, the odds are you’ve seen the code “A113” at some point — even if you didn’t notice it or understand its significance.<p>As the Huffington Post points out, several viewers have taken note of this code and set out on a fact-finding mission to solve the mystery. The …

SNEAK PEEK: Pot Culture Exposed in Hannity's 'Stoned America'

From the medical dangers of marijuana to the growing calls for legalization, Sean Hannity takes an in-depth look at pot culture in the special,</b> …

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A Brave Fan Asks Patrick Stewart A Question He Doesn't Usually Get And Is Given A Beautiful Answer

Net neutrality finally dies at ripe old age of 45

Lessons Learned From a Year Without Showering

As of today it has been one year since my last shower. Yes, I know that sounds crazy and a year ago I would have agreed with you. I was a regular showering guy for the first 26 years of my life. Well, maybe not every single day, but just about.<p>So how does a regular showering guy end up going 365 …

Bill O'Reilly's 4/20 report portrays all pot smokers as apathetic morons

<b>Michael Roberts</b> has written for <i>Westword</i> since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from …

Common Core Taking a Beating in Oklahoma Statehouse and Campaign Trail

It is not a done deal yet. Earlier this month the Oklahoma Senate passed HB3399 on a 37 to 10 vote. The Oklahoma House will need to consider the …

Robert Berkman: Another Nail in the Coffin on VAM

A few days ago, I published a post about a paper by Kirabo Jackson, explaining that the non-cognitive effects of teachers are often more important …

War on Easter - and Christians - in WI Capitol?

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Infants 'unable to use toy building blocks' due to iPad addiction

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers warn that rising numbers of children are unable to perform simple tasks such as using building blocks because of overexposure to iPads<p>Rising numbers of infants lack the motor skills needed to play with building blocks because of an “addiction” to tablet …

Was Pope Francis Calling Out Common Core When Criticizing “Guinea Pig” Education Programs?

Karen R. Effrem, MD – President<p>On April 10th, The Vatican released the English <b>translation of a letter</b> from Pope Francis to The International Catholic …

Biting Back at the Common Core

The 12 Unspoken Rules For Being A Liberal

We’ve seen many lists such as this. Usually they are comical but lack substance or use cows as an analogy. This list is actually well thought out and …

Groups supporting Common Core out of their element

In the movie "Network" Peter Finch said a line that has now become immortal: "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore."<p>Frankly, …

Drug Decriminalization in Portugal: Lessons for Creating Fair and Successful Drug Policies

On July 1, 2001, a nationwide law in Portugal took effect that decriminalized all drugs, including cocaine and heroin. Under the new legal framework, …

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Parents Aren't as Afraid of Common Core as Conservatives Are

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Despite fake viral test questions and fear of a government take over of education, a slight majority …