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DPD Chief: 'Obviously Something Went Wrong' In Shooting Response

DENVER (CBS4)- Denver Police Chief John White is concerned about the amount of time the victim was on the phone before help arrived in a recent deadly shooting where the woman’s husband allegedly killed her. 502 more words

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Lawmakers challenge Common Core

BATON ROUGE — The standardized testing program associated with Common Core, the state’s new set of education benchmarks, is coming under increased scrutiny from the Legislature and the executive branch. 556 more words

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The Ghost Road

Below, my latest piece in Guardian Comment, on education’s growing culture of overwork, and how it is affecting children and parents.

Do you know a ghost child? 147 more words

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White restates Common Core support

State Superintendent of Education John White said Tuesday that continuing acrimony over Common Core test plans has sparked a “state of chaos” for teachers already planning exams for next year — a comment that suggests a widening split between him and Gov. 557 more words

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Panel makes Common Core compromise proposal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A special committee of lawmakers on Tuesday recommended that the testing component of Tennessee’s Common Core education standards be delayed for one year. 343 more words

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Can BESE Save White from Jindal? I'm Thinking... No.

John White’s job is on the line, and the primarily-purchased Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) is standing behind its Common Core State Standards (CCSS)- and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)-promoting talking head. 1,088 more words

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Jindal to Dump PARCC?

An April 14, 2014, nola.com article has Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal publicly saying he is “willing” to leave the Partnership for Assessment of College and Careers (PARCC)– and even the Common Core State Standards (CCSS): 791 more words

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