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Missouri adopts controversial education standards - Common Core thought to leave students unprepared for elite colleges

Community Free Press (Springfield, MO) – Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Author: Dillan Conn

Forty-five states across the country, including Missouri, have adopted a set of education regulations dictating new standards in mathematics and communication arts. 1,340 more words

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Watch "The power of privilege: Tiffany Jana at TEDxRVAWomen" on YouTube

Privilege is not a crime. We cannot change the fact that we are born with an advantage, whether it is by race, social standing or even innate skills. 29 more words


Agree or Disagree: Non Smoking Condos.

After a condo fires in both Edmonton AND Calgary within the last week, there are people suggesting that Condos go Non-Smoking. In both cases, a cigarette in the condo caused the fire. 104 more words


‘19 Kids And Counting’ Spinoff May Be Spawned As TLC Wades Through Duggar Mess

As advertisers bail, petitions abound and the media feasts on the story, the odds of TLC being able to bring back its hit series 19 Kids And Counting… 931 more words


Rick Santorum Announces Candidacy To ABC News' George Stephanopoulos

Rick Santorum,¬†the¬†former GOP senator from Pennsylvania, announced to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview that he’s officially joining the race to be the Republican nomination for POTUS in 2016. 301 more words


Movie Review: Mad Max

My relationship with the Mad Max series one is an interesting story. Being Australian I am supposed to adore and cherish it. Why? Because Australians make mostly crap films and when one makes it big it becomes a national treasure. 560 more words


Agree or Disagree: Removing Gender from Birth Certificates

A group of nine activists, including the The Trans Alliance Society, have filed a human rights complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.

They are requesting that remove gender from birth certificates. 201 more words