Archive for the ‘EAG’ Category

Want kids to contribute to a good cause? Play a Bieber song until they can’t stand it

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TENINO, Wash. – Orphaned children in Ghana may have never heard of Justin Bieber, but his hit single “Baby, Baby, Baby” is helped to raise quite a bit of money to stock them with food and supplies.
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EAGnews’ Kyle Olson appears on FOX News to talk Common Core

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MUSKEGON, Mich. – One of the biggest surprises to come out of the Common Core experiment so far has been the stiff resistance some progressive states – such as New York – are exhibiting toward the new standards.
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New report reveals how Wisconsin’s superintendent uses his powers to harass, intimidate voucher schools

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MADISON, Wis. – It’s hardly a secret that Dr. Tony Evers, Wisconsin’s superintendent of public instruction, loathes the state’s private school voucher initiative, and has consistently campaigned against expansion of the program.
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EAGnews’ “RE-CREATING AMERICA” featured on the Glenn Beck Program

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From news service reports

DALLAS – EAGnews Founder Kyle Olson appeared on Wednesday’s episode of the Glenn Beck Program on The Blaze. Guest-hosted by St. Louis talk radio star Dana Loesch, Olson and producer Andrew Marcus were invited to discuss their recent joint project, “RE-CREATING AMERICA: Cultural Sensitivity in Wisconsin Schools.”
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Is CLAS back in session?

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By Mike Antonucci
Education Intelligence Agency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Last week in a post about school district consolidation, I bemoaned the fact that education policymakers seem to suffer collective amnesia about reforms that have been tried before. Now, right on cue, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced plans for the state to do away with fill-in-the-bubble tests in favor of “computerized exams that emphasize critical thinking over memorization, complete with essay questions.”
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