June 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


Testmania and Us


Attention: All Measurement Police! Back off ! It seems your standardized testing has gotten stuck in our education.  First, some disclaimers:  . I get the concern regarding national standards in education.  . More...

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MON/22  MISCELLANEOUS  DANCE CAMP, 9a.m. to 3p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center. June 22-24. Ages 9- 13. $150. No dance experience required. Attendance important. More...


Eateries in Chinese town hold dog meat festival amid outcry

BEIJING   Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town held an annual dog meat festival today despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.  The Yulin government distanced itself from the festival and announced new restr More...


Vermont institute helps schools grow farm-to-school programs

MONTPELIER, VT.   Vermont has made a name for itself in the national farm-to-school movement getting more locally raised foods into school cafeterias and curriculum about nutrition and agriculture into classrooms.  More...


Solidarity in Charleston before victims’ funerals

CHARLESTON, S.C.   Bells tolled across the city, thousands linked up on a towering bridge and a historic sanctuary reopened in displays of unity as Charleston heals from a church massacre and gets set for a week of victims’ funerals.  More...