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Why Common Core tests fail kids
In a few weeks, the New York State Education Department will begin the second round of Common Core tests. Earlier this spring, thousands of students refused to take the Common Core English Language Arts (ELA) exams. In New York, as in states across the country, parents are telling administrators that their children will not sit for exams that pressure teachers to teach to the test and drain school budgets.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:36:16 EDT
N. Korea nuke threat aimed at U.S.?
News reports indicate that North Korea may be preparing for a nuclear test, potentially scheduled to coincide with President Obama's visit to South Korea this week.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:26:27 EDT
Maine couple attacked by moose
Bob and Janis Powell faced off with an aggressive moose while on a snowmobile ride. CNN affiliate WMUR has the story.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:03:24 EDT
About that 'Game of Thrones' scene
"Game of Thrones" has never strictly followed the book series it's based on, but that fan frustration turned disturbing on Sunday's episode.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:29:03 EDT
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