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When Giving a Helping Hand Hurts – Part 1

Computational model exposes severe problems with the welfare system Pop quiz: When does $9 + $1 equal –$6,000? This may look like new math, but it i


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Education Savings Accounts and State and Federal Agendas

A certain desert city’s tourism department hopes you can finish the phrase, “What happens in Vegas…,” a slogan that turns lucky 13 this fall.


Divorce and marriage

A Marriage Problem In Norcross and Peachtree Corners

A new report released by The Institute for Family Studies finds that 69 percent of 18-45 year olds in Peachtree Corners and Norcross think single pare


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Amid Shootings and Violent Protests, Georgians Consider Solutions

Something happened in College Park Wednesday night that hasn’t really garnered much attention but should be front-page news. Thanks to the College R


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A Better Way to Measure Student Success

Six years ago, supporters of the national Common Core academic standards thought they had the formula to measure student success. Under the Common Cor


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Fraud prevention: There’s an app for that

A school board member in New Jersey pleaded guilty to wire fraud. A “longtime educator” in Palm Beach County, Florida, resigned from a school boar


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