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NYS Parents: REFUSE Pearson's Field Tests

Beginning tomorrow, May 23, elementary and middle schools across the state of New York will begin to administer Pearson’s stand-alone field tests in English-language arts (ELA) and math.   744 more words

"I have just had a Female Eider Duck come in shot to night..."

The male eider duck is a particularly beautiful bird:

It has a much imitated call. This is a recording by “markwilmot”:

A female eider is a much drabber bird than the drake, and arguably, is barely recognisable as the same species: 384 more words


Testifying Before Cuomo's Common Core Task Force in Queens, NYC

Last night I testified at one of NYS Governor Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force (aka Farce) sessions. The New York City event took place at LaGuardia Community College in a hard-to-reach section of Long Island City, Queens. 1,407 more words

Common Core Tests

B.C.'s Fred Smith helps Benton Harbor go 'viral'

Ahead of Friday’s second round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs, not many could have predicted that Benton Harbor would still be standing. 538 more words


Zeb and Soapy Visit Wisconsin Concrete Park

Driving in Phillips, Wisconsin, we had to turn around.    Wisconsin Concrete Park looked so interesting, we had to see it.   Here is the Friends of Fred Smith Veterans Monument. 257 more words

Joseph Darville named Save The Bays Chairman

Respected educator, co-chairman of the Bahamas National Drug Council and well-known environmental and human rights advocate Joseph Darville, M.A., has been named chairman of Save The Bays, the fast-growing grass roots environmental movement with more than 18,000 Facebook friends and followers. 613 more words


On October 1, 1974.

On October 1, 1974, “Island“ label released John Cale’s album“Fear”.This was the first of three albums for “Island” label ,all of which were released in a period of just over a year. 117 more words