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In What Order Do You Process Your Checks?

There are some issues that are hanging over the industry like a sword of Damocles.  This morning an article in the Wall Street Journal provides further evidence for those who feel that the CFPB should do more to regulate overdraft fees.  431 more words


In NY race, niche issues become political parties

N.Y. Republicans hoping to siphon votes from Gov. Andrew Cuomo are working to get a ballot line that would tap hostility to the Common Core learning standards. 12 more words

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Common Core: Who's on track for college and who is not?

Within weeks, the state Education Department will release results from the second round of new math and English tests, and tens of thousands of parents will again try to decipher New York’s 1-4 scoring system. 13 more words

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Nursing Homes in New York Prepare for Managed Medicaid

Skilled nursing facilities in New York have been anticipating the transition from Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) to Medicaid managed care for long term care of residents. This managed care coverage may be by either the resident’s participation in a… 757 more words

New York's changed Common Core, but is it enough to make federal standards stick?

New York’s phase-in of Common Core has hardly followed a straight or planned path. In February, the state put off a full Common Core aligned testing for high-schoolers until 2022; then in April, the state pulled the plug on its controversial deal to store identifiable student data with inBloom, a nonprofit vendor data collection and analysis has been a big part of federal Race to the Top funding, which is linked to Common Core; and in June, the state agreed to a two-year delay in using Common Core test results in most teacher evaluations. 16 more words

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Harrisburg gig, piping at Niagara Falls and the Philly Hot list

Saturday July 26, 2014 I will be blasting tunes flamenco style, pipa style and baggpipe style in  classical David Cohen Fashion at Midtown Scholar 1302 North Third Street in Harrisburg, PA. 213 more words