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3 Reasons to Register for SAT Writing Test

Beginning in the spring of 2016, both the ACT and the SAT will no longer require a Writing sub-test – the much-dreaded essay will be purely voluntary. 859 more words

I Want to Change the World. What about you? Can we do it together?

I’m reflecting on the amazing five weeks I’ve just had traveling abroad with my family, an opportunity which was made possible by a generous scholarship… 1,211 more words

Parenting

NFSA celebrates 40th anniversary of Picnic at Hanging Rock - Get tickets here

The NFSA celebrates the 40th anniversary of Peter Weir’s seminal film Picnic at Hanging Rock on Friday 7 August, with an exclusive one-night only exhibition… 84 more words

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ACT INDOOR CRICKETERS ROCKET TO GLORY

The ACT Rockets indoor cricket team were crowned Australia’s best after defeating Queensland by 23 runs in the final of the Men’s Opens Indoor Cricket National Championships. 627 more words

Canberra

My First Time at a Casino and Seeing Ron White Live

Last night, I ended up going to the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma to see Ron White perform his late show there. I’ve gotta say that I had a really great time while I was there and the performance Ron gave live was nothing less than spectacular. 707 more words

Culture Vulture

How to Hide the Flaws in Common Core

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Within the last two weeks both houses of Congress passed legislation that will effectively cement the Common Core national standards, or something very similar, in state school systems (politicians’ claims to the contrary are unfortunately… 705 more words

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