April 10, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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A conversation with Stephen Meyer, Common Core education, a tribute to Dave Brubeck

Today’s news and WORLD News Group’s Daniel James Devine speaks with intelligent-design advocate Stephen Meyer, plus: education reporter Joy Pullman discusses Indiana’s withdrawal from Common Core education, a look at a multi-day tribute to Dave Brubeck, and more

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Thursday news

School stabbing: 20 students were injured at Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a sophomore student armed with 2 knives went on a rampage. 

Equal pay: WORLD News Group’s Jim Henry reports that Democrats are hoping an equal pay campaign will save them in the midterm elections.

Public schools: More than 60 New York City churches that meet in public schools on the weekends got a boost from Mayor Bill De Blasio. Former mayor Michael Bloomberg had been fighting to evict the congregations citing separation of church and state.

Network merger: A proposed cable network merger heightens concerns over political bias and favoritism.

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks were higher on Wednesday as US wholesale inventories increased point-five percent in February.

A conversation with Stephen Meyer

WORLD News Group’s science writer Daniel James Devine speaks with Stephen Meyer, an author, intelligent-design advocate, and director of the Center for Science and Culture at The Discovery Institute.

Withdrawing from Common Core

Last week, the Oklahoma state Senate voted to drop the national Common Core education standards for grades K-12. Indiana withdrew from the standards last month. 

Education reporter Joy Pullmann is the managing editor of School Reform News, a publication of the Heartland Institute.

A multi-day tribute to jazz great Dave Brubeck

Learn more about this week’s “Life & Music of Dave Brubeck” events at Lincoln Center in New York.

April 10, 2014
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