“No More Common Core”

Listed on the Federal Register for Friday, August 23, 2013 Education Department Proposed Rules Title I-Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged A Proposed Rule by the Education Department The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA) (the “Title […]

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Rochester Represents

Rochester’s advocates and activists filled buses and drove cars to lend their voice to the 50th Anniversary March on Washington. It was a very different affair than the original, t-shirt salesmen and trinket hawkers lined the streets with the hopes of capitalizing on the multitude of participants from around the country and spectators from around […]

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Failure Fuels Funding

“Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia have made it more attractive to seek welfare benefits than entry-level employment.Cato Institute.” “The federal government currently funds 126 separate programs targeted toward low-income people. . . State, county, and municipal governments operate additional welfare programs. . . . welfare spending has steadily increased at an unchecked rate, […]

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What You See Is All You Get

Orient: To acquaint with the existing situation or environment. Orientation: The act or process of being oriented. The District began its orientation programs throughout the city on August 20, 2013. The purpose of these orientation events are to “set the tone for the school year with informative and enjoyable activities for students and their families.” […]

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