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Who Knows – August 8, 2014

FIND IT… DONATE IT… QUESTIONS? Who knows where to find soft white chalk to rub on beige carpet (dark spots)? Free Donations Available To Nonprofit Organizations Only Who could use two older model televisions sets? Who could use 30 years of collected crochet, knit plastic canvas, cross stitch patterns? Who Continue reading →

education reform

ASSEMBLY MINORITY MEMBERS REINFORCE PROPOSALS TO IMPLEMENT SWEEPING EDUCATION REFORMS

As students, teachers and school districts brace for another round of Common Core testing in April, members of the Assembly Minority Conference today reinforced the pressing need for comprehensive education reform through the “Achieving Pupil Preparedness & Launching Excellence (APPLE) Plan.” In January, the Assembly Minority presented the APPLE Plan Continue reading →

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From playground to profession: Choosing a career path at age 10?

By Dr. James Thrasher A recent Wall Street Journal article by Peter Cappelli, “Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire,” caught my eye. Cappelli writes, “Students are told to learn the subjects that will best land them a job when they graduate. But that could be the worst thing Continue reading →