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Louisiana Gov. Suing Feds over Common Core

Posted: 8:57 AM - 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.
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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 Wednesday, August 27

    Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

    Demographers and anthropologists have corrected the notion that European explorers in North America entered a ------- territory by showing that the land in some areas was already as densely ------- as parts of Europe.

    1. click to choose answer A  fertile . . settled
    2. click to choose answer B  colossal . . wooded
    3. click to choose answer C  desolate . . populated
    4. click to choose answer D  valuable . . exploited
    5. click to choose answer E  hostile . . concentrated
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