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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…

Are teachers changing their unions?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/07/are_teachers_changing_their_un.html The…

New questions surround ‘common core’

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http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20120622/OPINION/306220009/New-questions-surround-common-core-?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1 A…

What Goldilocks Can Tell Us About The Cost Of Implementing The Common Core

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http://stateimpact.npr.org/indiana/2012/06/06/what-goldilocks-can-tell-us-about-the-cost-of-implementing-the-common-core/ It…

U.S. history lessons getting short shrift

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http://www.lowellsun.com/editorials/ci_20727036/u-s-history-lessons With…

The Wrong Lessons in National Standards

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/05/the_wrong_lesson_on_national_s.html Dear…

SB 172 Testing Consortium Dispute Colors Last Days of Legislative Session

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http://www.ediswatching.org/2012/05/sb-172-testing-consortium-dispute-colors-last-days-of-legislative-session/ Phew!…

Pivotal role of vocational education

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http://www.berkshireeagle.com/editorials/ci_20250784/pivotal-role-vocational-education According…

Want to withdraw from Obama Ed?

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/mar/5/want-to-withdraw-from-obama-ed/ Well…

STUDY ESTIMATES COST OF TRANSITION TO NATIONAL EDUCATION STANDARDS AT $16 BILLION

New study finds that aligning state and local educational systems to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and math will cost the 45 states plus the District of Columbia that have adopted them nearly $16 billion over seven years.

Obama imposing national school curriculum

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

S.C. Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Anti-Common-Standards Bill

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http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/02/south_carolina_bill_to_withdra.html A…

War Against the Core

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http://www.cato.org/blog/war-against-core With the release…

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,…

Think Tank Raises Alarm of Federal Overreach Into Curriculum

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http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/02/a_new_white_paper_raises.html A…

IS THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW BY DIRECTING STANDARDS, TESTS, AND CURRICULA?

Despite three federal laws that prohibiting the federal government from directing, supervising or controlling K-12 curricula, the U.S. Department of Education has placed the nation on the road to a national curriculum.

Tough Times on virtual learning?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2011/12/tough_times_on_virtual_learnin.html Back…

Common Core Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade

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Common Core Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade Former Massachusetts…

National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade

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National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade Academic Standards…