No Child Left Behind. Race to the Top. Race Your Child to the Top Before They’re Left Behind. School’s just starting and the debate over education policy already sounds more intimidating than AP chemistry.
Archives for August 2010
Caribbean food at the fair?
What do we find in the news? Things (even people) that were lost, and how we prevent loss.
In Hubbard County, officials see a disturbing series of incidents.
There are legal limits on the distribution of SweeTango apples, but not of synthetic marijuana. Hmmm.
For Monday morning we have a rouser, a few news stories to consider, and topics for open discussion.
But a revelation in the sports business world this week has rekindled a debate in the world of sports and the cities and states who often throw millions of dollars at them for sports stadiums: What responsibility do teams have to win?
There’ll be plenty of Hurricane Katrina remembrances over the weekend, the fifth anniversary of the deadly storm that still makes us shake our head when we look back at the pictures.
Our State Fair is a great state fair, but if it’s ever looking for a pick-me-up, a festival in Spain this week might provide some inspiration.
Every around this time every year, this answering message begins appearing in inboxes and on Facebook, allegedly a real message placed on the answering machine of a school in Australia.
Another ice shelf breaks off into the ocean.
A group wants a parade permit for a convention that may not even be held in Minneapolis.
How the banks use your money to get more of your money, fact-checking private vs. public employees, tales from the funeral home, the heroes of live programming, and giving our kids the chance to not meet our expectations.
There’s something inspiring about naturalization ceremonies.
I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for United Way ads.