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Understanding The Achievement Gap In American Education

You might hear the phrase “achievement gap” thrown around in stories on the news about America’s struggling public school system. And you might ask yourself, what does the achievement gap really mean? It’s both simple and complicated. In 2013, an American Politics research study found that legislators are more likely to enact education reforms when [&hellip

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Should Pope Francis Build Himself a Social Media Presence?

These days, everyone (and their pet) has a social media presence. Even non-human entities like businesses, political campaigns, movies, and nonprofit organizations have social media presences to spread their message, grow their brand, or otherwise bring likeminded people together in the name of a shared interest. Should the new Pope get in on the bandwagon [&hellip

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World Cup 2010: Portugal wing Nani ruled out of tournament with collar bone injury

Portugal have suffered a major injury blow following news that winger Nani will play no part in the World Cup after damaging his collar bone. The Manchester United player is thought to have suffered the injury in World Cup training on Friday and will be replaced in the squad by Benfica midfielder Ruben Amorim.Nanis absence [&hellip

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England v Bangladesh: Paul Collingwoods earned his rest, but hell be badly missed

Watching England warm up today, there was a overriding feeling that something was missing. It was an eager Labrador of a player, whose spindly legs invariably protrude from a pair of shorts as he bats, bowls and fields with the sprightliness of someone 10 years younger, encourages players in his Geordie twang and makes the [&hellip

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The Comeback Country

The river was not high, so there was not more than a two or three mile current. Hardly a word was said during the next three-quarters of an hour. Now the raft was passing before the distant town. Two or three glimmering lights showed where it lay, peacefully sleeping, beyond the vague vast sweep of [&hellip

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Crystal Palace granted reprieve after principle agreement over sale of club and ground

Crystal Palace were granted a dramatic reprieve yesterday when an intense afternoon of negotiations ended with an agreement in principle for the sale of both the club and the Selhurst Park ground. Crystal Palace administrator Brendan Guilfoyle had set a deadline of 3pm on Tuesday for the resolution of the stand-off between CPFC 2010 – [&hellip

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Vehicles travel during rush hour on Interstates 10 and 110 near downtown.

Within two minutes, or even less, he had forgotten all his troubles. Not because his troubles were one whit less heavy and bitter to him than a man are to a man, but because a new and powerful interest bore them down and drove them out of his mind for the time?just as men misfortunes [&hellip

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The Shape of Things to Come

Presently she stepped into the kitchen, and Sid, happy in his immunity, reached for the sugar-bowl?a sort of glorying over Tom which was wellnigh unbearable. But Sid fingers slipped and the bowl dropped and broke. Tom was in ecstasies. In such ecstasies that he even controlled his tongue and was silent. He said to himself [&hellip

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