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History in the Making

By Sponsored Content | June 1, 2014

Izzy Salazar, age 13, can see it in her mindโ€™s eye, little John Hope Franklin, age 7, crying on an Oklahoma train platform. The boy who would go on to be a legendary historian and civil rights advocate had been kicked off a train, along with his mother and sister, […]

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A Call to Action on Literacy

By Sponsored Content | May 1, 2014

North Carolina in 2012 adopted the rigorous Common Core curriculum standards for all public schools and charter schools. When the State Board of Education released the results of standardized tests from that first year of Common Core, they revealed a dramatic drop in performance by students, schools and districts. The […]

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