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Bobby Jindal for President 2016?

Republican Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal threw down the gauntlet this week when he announced that he has switched positions on his opinion on Common Core standards for education. For those of you who don’t have kids, Common Core is basically …

Cursive Handwriting: Is it Still Necessary to Teach?
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Think about it. When was the last time you wrote in cursive other than to pen your signature? With the universal use of computers, smartphones and plain old print writing – is cursive handwriting dead? And if it’s hardly used …

Cursive Handwriting: What are the Pros?
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There has been much debate about whether or not cursive writing is still relevant in the digital age. Some supporters of the Common Core curriculum say that with the small amount of time in classrooms and higher testing standards than …

Rupert Murdoch: Questioning by UK Parliament on Hold Rupert Murdoch: Questioning by UK Parliament on Hold
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Rupert Murdoch’s return to the Media Select Committee of the UK parliament’s House of Commons has been postponed in light of anticipated phone-hacking trials related to Murdoch’s news companies. Murdoch is being called back to the Committee to be questioned …