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The Blue Moon's Rich History in American Music

Friday night’s blue moon is a rare and special occurrence. Blue moons technically happen every two to three years, when two full moons appear in a single calendar-month. 623 more words

Google used patents in bad faith against Microsoft, appeals court confirms

The patent-fueled litigation frenzy among tech companies has finally subsided but, even as firms make nice with each other, there’s a lot of mopping up to do from the earlier fights that peaked around 2012. 577 more words

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Nextgen Science Standards Released

The Next Generation Science Standards have been released.

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Next Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce: Through a collaborative, state-led process managed by Achieve, new K–12 science standards have been developed that are rich in content and practice and arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally-benchmarked science education. 17 more words

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Accepting the Right Things

I learned a bit recently that one should not accept something they said they would not. For instance I had said I would not accept a boyfriend who underestimated me, but I had. 140 more words

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How legislatures, parents are responding to Common Core

(MEDIA GENERAL) – The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been a controversial topic from the start. Now that exams are being administered, parents and legislatures are making strides to amend the program’s rigorous guidelines and lessen the federal role in education policy. 1,286 more words

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I Got The Music In Me. You Got It In You?

You know how one thing leads to another? Well, when I wrote yesterday’s post about my “unconventional” mothering ways, I started to think about all the music I used to play in the house when the kids were growing up, which leads me to the subject of music…. 2,724 more words

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