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Louisiana Gov. Suing Feds over Common Core

Posted: 08/27/2014 - Louisiana's Republican governor is planning to file a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

Doctors Say School Day Should Start Later

Posted: 08/25/2014 - U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.

Report: Cost to Raise a Child Tops $245,000

Posted: 08/18/2014 - A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult.

Tragedy Sparks Discussion About Teen Driving

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Friday's deadly crash along Highway 52 in Marathon County is sparking conversation between parents and their young drivers about safety on the roadways.

Donations Needed for "Stuff the Bus" Event

Updated: 08/04/2014 - While you're out doing your back to school shopping, don't forget to pick up a few extra pencils and notebooks for some kids in need. The Annual Stuff the Bus event will be held Thursday, Aug. 7th at Veteran's Memorial Park.

Student Musicians Learn Suzuki Method

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Summer time is the season for sending kids off to camp and one program in Stevens Point is helping kids get a healthy attitude through music.

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Sample SAT Question

  • The Official SAT Question of the Day for Thursday, August 28

    Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

    Lady Day, as Billie Holiday was usually called, was the finest jazz singer of her generation, and it was the opinion of her fans, she was the greatest jazz singer of the twentieth century.

    1. click to choose answer A  it was the opinion of her fans, she was
    2. click to choose answer B  the opinion of her fans was of her as
    3. click to choose answer C  her fans had this opinion, she was
    4. click to choose answer D  for her fans, the opinion was of her as
    5. click to choose answer E  in the opinion of her fans, she was
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