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A move toward PC history classes for California students

Education | Christian groups oppose rewrites to state educational framework
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/30/16, 10:35 am

A group of California educators, school board members, and university professors is pushing back on proposed statewide curriculum revisions they say introduce “historical inaccuracies, censorship, and bias.”

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Indian-American super-spellers dominate the national bee

Spelling Bee
by Ciera Horton
Posted 5/31/16, 11:00 am

The 11-year-old sauntered confidently to the microphone. Round after round, he knew most of the words without hesitation.

Appetitost.

Taoiseach.

And his winning word: gesellschaft.

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Krieg Barrie

No way out

Common Core | Common core is pushing a deeply flawed teaching model on all American students
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 5/29/15, 01:00 am

My children are 33, 32, 25, and 21, so I thought I had seen the last of their elementary school. But a fourth-grade teacher I know on a first-name basis granted me an hour during her lunch break, inviting along her colleague across the hall, and we talked Common Core over yogurt at miniature desks in M.’s classroom. (WORLD agreed not to use their names in order to protect their jobs.)

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