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Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

Glenn Beck’s common cause against the Common Core

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Education | MASON, Ohio—Couples chatted on Tuesday evening as they carried large sodas into the darkened movie theater in Mason, Ohio, but they weren’t there for a…

Is the apostrophe on top of the endangered grammar list?

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Culture | The world’s most endangered things include elephants in Africa, tigers in India, and apostrophes in England. For such a small punctuation mark, the…

Is the immigration crisis about to create an education crisis?

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Immigration | For months, politicians and the media have described the influx of child immigrants as a humanitarian crisis. As the summer months wear away, people are…

Will more funding help California’s foster kids?

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Child welfare | In an interview posted on YouTube by Courageous Connection, a California nonprofit organization for foster youth, Anthony talks about his five placements,

Are America’s youth financially illiterate?

Are America’s youth financially illiterate?

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Finance | Many high-school graduates face a rude introduction to adulthood when they find themselves with student loans and credit card debt they cannot repay. Studies…

A college nightmare: Melting students

A college nightmare: Melting students

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Education | “I’m melting! Melting! Oh, what a world! … Look out! I’m going! Ohhhh—Ohhhhhhhhhh!” That famous last utterance from the Wicked Witch of the West…

Thomas Jefferson would be proud: Monticello welcomes new citizens on July 4

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About 70 people from over 35 countries today will take the oath of citizenship, accepting the obligation to uphold and defend the Constitution on the west…

U.S. policy needs a religious liberty upgrade

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Religious Liberty | WASHINGTON—The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) lists 26 nations on its 2014 report of countries that consistently…

Is today's civil rights movement marching backward?

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Civil Rights | In a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Congress this week awarded the late Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott…

Is U.S. policy putting child immigrants in danger?

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Immigration | WASHINGTON—During a visit this summer to a Department of Homeland Security facility in McAllen, Texas, Genevieve Wood saw 300 immigrants packed inside…

School choice programs gain ground

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Education | WASHINGTON—Sheila Jackson knew her fourth-grade daughter Shawnee struggled in math. After talking to Shawnee’s teacher, she also knew the teacher was not…

‘The American people cannot take the IRS at its word’

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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—Members of the House Ways and Means Committee did not get the apology they were looking for on Friday from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. In a…

 
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