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The incarceration rate for young black men without a high school diploma rose from 10 percent in 1980 to 37 percent by 2008
50 years after the Moynihan Report, the percentage of children in mother-only families has risen from around 25% to 50% among blacks, and around 7% to 19% among whites.
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Michigan's charter failure continues
Detroit Free Press | 12/7/14
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Jeb Bush on Common Core
Herald Tribune | 11/12/14
Arts Education: Learning From Live Theater
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Study finds field trips bring learning to life
NWAonline | 10/23/14
One more reason states should reject Common Core
Miami Herald | 10/19/14
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Student scores: Why we're not No. 1 — or even No. 10
Bucks County Courier Times | 9/21/14
Common Core State Standards moving ahead in area schools
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The Public Turns Against Teacher Tenure
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Support For The Common Core Plummets, Especially Among Teachers
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