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Hat's Off To Ann

If there is anything a numbers person admires or appreciates, it is someone who does state budgets 7 years in a row.  Yours was a herculean task.  34 more words

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Delaware Governor to Sign Resolution Apologizing for Slavery

From ABC News

DOVER, Del.  Gov. Jack Markell will sign a resolution apologizing for Delaware’s role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. 116 more words

Collectivism - For The Greater Good, Of Course

Let's Not Close Our Hearts (and minds) To Syrian Refugees

If you are an American and you’re reading this then there’s a good chance that at some point in the past your ancestors made a brave journey to a new land. 755 more words

Teacher Prep Programs Not Created Equal

I just read Kevin’s post about Jack Markell’s engagement to deliver a keynote speech today in the nation’s capital, at the launching of Teachstrong by the… 980 more words


Samuel Burris, Conductor Of Underground Railroad, to Receive Much-Belated Pardon from Delaware Governor

One of history’s most poignant heroes is finally getting justice after he was tried as a criminal for freeing slaves as a conductor on the… 331 more words


Why Jack Markell Should Run For President This Round

It comes with a caveat.  To succeed he must return to his liberal roots. The ones he ran on in 2008 and before.  I often hear newcomers praise Matt Denn and in the same breath curse Jack Markell. 1,703 more words

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Opt Out is an Act of Civil Disobedience and Mandatory for all Parents who Understand What is Being Done to their Children

OK, so what in the hell is the big deal about asking kids to take a standardized test, you might well ask, and that is an excellent question. 871 more words

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One of the best pieces I've read. Sometimes we are too ingrown to this controversy to be able to explain it adequately... IF you are just now wondering why your child's scores are so low, and if this test is NOT a true reflection of your child... THIS brilliant piece below is WHERE you need to start.