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Facebook, to be another corporation to drop ALEC membership

by Nathan Yip, Grade 11

Article Summary

Facebook, known to many as the powerful social media corporation, has recently dropped its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC for short. 688 more words


John Oliver Explains ALEC

John Oliver has some of the smartest political commentary on television. In this Youtube video, he explains ALEC, the corporate-funded organization that writes model legislation for states to benefit corporations and defund the public sector. 38 more words

Corporate Reformers

Delaware Race To The Top, Hedge Funds & Millions Wasted: The Story of Rodel, Markell, Charters & The Vision Network @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @Apl_Jax @nannyfat @ecpaige @DelawareBats #netde #eduDE #edchat #Delaware

Dr. Paul Herdman  and Governor Markell have a long history in Delaware in the 21st Century.  Their collaborations have resulted in the biggest changes to education the state has seen in decades.  5,359 more words

Common Core

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This has been reblogged to death, but it is so important that if one new reader actually stumbles upon it here, it is well worth the time. We have all known about the little pieces; but this is the first time in recent memory that all the little pieces have been woven together in a tapestry of overwhelming proportions... It's time to go to war for our children.

Review: The Course of True Love [and First Dates] by Cassandra Clare

Title: The Course of True Love
Author: Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Publication Date: March 18th 2014
Series or Stand Alone: The Bane Chronicles #10… 175 more words


If nothing's done

this is a link to what you should know
Shit, been editing, too busy caring for how it may sound that I’m here but all around is fear that the clear cuts the mines and “not yours at alls” it’s time to design a way to align the thoughts of hopes to reenact the reasoning that kept the blokes on an even keel that way they would all feel like what’s on earth is important and not just what’s in your pocket… … 22 more words


September 4, 2002

September 4, 2002

A gathering of cousins at the lake.

First cousins and second cousins.

Colleen brought wine-Arbor Mist. Cousins swim and fish and go for a cruise on the pontoon boat at Lake Wildwood, Illinois. 80 more words