What Americans think they know about the history of Thanksgiving doesn’t always square with the truth.
For example, it is generally believed that in 1621, the Pilgrims invited Wampanoag Indians to a feast in Plymouth Colony to celebrate their first harvest, and a good time, with turkey and pumpkin pie, was had by all. Well, maybe, and maybe not.Read full article >>
The Alexandria School Board is seeking input on what qualities city residents hope to see in the new superintendent.
Parents and community members can offer feedback through an online survey or through a series of forums scheduled for next week.Read full article >>
On the Saturday before Thanksgiving each year, the Rhodes Trust announces its next class of Rhodes Scholars, the elite academic club that counts prominent politicians, academics, journalists and one president among its alumni.Read full article >>
Assistant or Associate Professor for Business Administration (2 Positions) | Bemidji State University
It was inevitable.
First we got the Common Core State Standards, adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia and intended to raise the academic achievement of students everywhere. To assess whether that was happening, we got high-stakes standardized tests aligned with the Core, because, in today’s school reform world, standardized tests are the key evaluation metric. A new market of Core-aligned products, apps and websites popped up, and now, to make sure that students can handle all things Core, we have Common Core tutors.Read full article >>