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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…

Fallout from election 2012 on education

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You can summarize the fallout of the elections on schools…

"Why Huck Finn Matters: Classic Literature in Schooling" (Sept. 19, 2012)

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Pioneer Institute hosted a forum on September 19, 2012 at the…

Patriot Ledger: Changes in teaching leave Huck Finn out in the cold

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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s decision to adopt weaker national standards known as “Common Core” cuts students' instruction in classic literature and poetry in half.

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…

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…

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.

National Standards Still Don’t Make the Grade

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