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Christie Keeps Low Profile As Dems Attack

NJ Gov. Chris Christie is maintaining a low profile this weekend as the nation’s governors gather in Washington.



Common Core Standards Adopted Nationwide

Forty-six states and Washington, DC have adopted “college- and career-ready standards” for education in English language arts and math.



Common Standards For All US Schools

The adoption of Common Core Standards for public schools in 48 states means students in Hawaii and Miami will be studying the same things.


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Christie Declines Chance To Assume NGA Post

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has declined an opportunity to take over as vice chairman of the bipartisan National Governors Association.



What’s A Dropout?

We all know about the consequences of dropping out — for the individual, schools and society. Yet, in attacking the problem the first hurdle is the definition.