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California-based Hewlett Foundation, Common Core, and Voter-turnout "Researcher Excitement"

On October 16, 2014, I wrote a post about the Hewlett Foundation’s funding a report for a “new accountability system” centered upon the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). 1,575 more words

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High Achievement NY: Common Core Must Work Because We Don't Want to Face Arne

Yet another group has established itself as promoters of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and, of course, the group has a catchy, test-driven name: High Achievement New York (HANY). 1,905 more words

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Common Core: Victim to the "Well Meaning Technocrats"??

What now for the Common Core?

That is the question that the three hoping to Save the Core asked on the October 22, 2014, AEI panel. 796 more words

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Post-racialism in America is a "farce"

In conversation at Fordham University on Wednesday, a panel of civil rights experts agreed that racial politics in both the United States and Latin America are far from over – in fact, in Latin America they are only just beginning. 464 more words

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Edmonds' Huge Day Helps Rams Run Past Lehigh, 48-27

By Max Prinz

For many college freshmen, college is a major adjustment. There are many new experiences that can make life difficult.

Freshman running back Chase Edmonds, however, appears undaunted. 323 more words

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COLUMN | Useless: Fordham’s Foreign Language Requirement

By Canton Winer
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If Fordham’s foreign language requirement worked, I would be able to write this column in Spanish.
As it is, I can barely ask where the bathroom is in Spanish, much less write a coherent sentence. 398 more words
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2014-15 Fordham Men's Basketball prepares for season

The Sports Cycle’s Donnie Dwyer travels to the Rose Hill Gym to cover Fordham’s practice as they prepare for the Regular Season in 3 weeks. Lots of drills and lots of surprises with some new faces on the Rams squad this season. Take an inside look.

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