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MBTAAnalysis: A look inside the MBTA

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The MBTA shuttles over a million passengers a day around Greater…

The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Jamie Gass on Common Core National Standards

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Jamie Gass, Pioneer Institute’s Director of School Reform,…

Sandra Stotsky Discusses Common Core

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Dr. Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas,…

Indiana Common Core Adoption Facing Stiff Opposition

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http://www.educationnews.org/k-12-schools/indiana-common-core-adoption-facing-stiff-opposition/ The…

What Will Common Core Standards Cost States?

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http://www.governing.com/blogs/view/gov-what-will-common-core-standards-cost-states.html State…

Will new classroom goals help or hurt SC students

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http://www.scnow.com/news/state/article_5ae567f3-6fbe-5ed2-a8b0-db3dee69cce7.html Top…

Decision time on extended learning

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/05/decision_time_on_extended_lear.html The…

Self-dealing among education officials

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/05/self-dealing_among_education_o.html I’m…

Wall Street Journal: Conservatives Oppose National Standards

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/05/09/wall-street-journal-conservatives-oppose-national-standards/ Opponents…

Why States Should Jump from National Education Standards Bandwagon

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http://www.texasinsider.org/why-states-should-jump-from-the-national-standards-bandwagon/ Texas…

Conflicts of interest in Mass's adoption of national education standards

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“No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because…

Palin Was A Prophet About Obama's Education Takeover

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http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2012/04/26/palin_was_a_prophet_about_obamas_education_takeover_113966.html Sarah…

Why States Should Hop Off the National Standards Bandwagon

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/04/23/why-states-should-hop-off-the-national-standards-bandwagon/ When…

California Wants A Tax Hike to Pay For Common Core

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http://www.educationnews.org/education-policy-and-politics/california-wants-a-tax-hike-to-pay-for-common-core/ Lance…

Trust Us, We're Not Nationalizing Curriculum

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The Obama administration can't seem to resist wading into state…

Those pesky things called laws

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/obamas-disregard-for-those-pesky-things-called-laws/2012/03/08/gIQAHIA61R_story.html Two…

Common Core Standards Will Be Expensive for the States

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http://www.ncpa.org/sub/dpd/index.php?Article_ID=21689 Federal…

Handwaving away opposition to the national standards

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/03/handwaving_away_opposition_to.html Periodically,…

National Standards: Costly in Dollars and Liberty Lost

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http://blog.heritage.org/2012/03/02/national-standards-costly-in-dollars-and-liberty-lost/ Education…

The Core Conundrum

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http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/the-core-cunundrum/31719 Yesterday…

Obama imposing national school curriculum

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http://www.wnd.com/2012/02/obama-imposing-national-school-curriculum/print/ A…

State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards: View

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-21/state-based-education-reform-needs-tough-common-progress-standards-view.html The…

The Battle Over Common Core Math Standards: Will A Larger Federal Role Help or

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http://educationnext.org/the-battle-over-common-core-math-standards-will-a-larger-federal-role-help-or-hinder-curriculum-improvement/ CAMBRIDGE,…

MCAS history exam in need of funding, fine-tuning

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_19943615 Although I…

A halfhearted school budget

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/02/a_halfhearted_school_budget.html You…

February a Month to Remember (or Forget) in National K-12 Standards Debate

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http://www.ediswatching.org/2012/02/february-a-month-to-remember-or-forget-in-national-k-12-standards-debate/ Last…