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Steve Cates: A Timeline For Common Core

Steve Cates: A Timeline For Common Core

Did the Common Core Standards appear magically out of thin air? Unlikely. “This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who’s a professor of English in Chicago who I know and who I have not received some official endorsement from. He’s not somebody who I exchange ideas from on a regular basis. And the notion that somehow

Sorry For The Outage

As I’m sure many of you noticed, SAB had some weird stuff happening over the weekend and this morning was completely unworkable. I should have put up an announcement about it, but what was going on is that we were moving to new servers and there were a few gremlins along the way. I am

Mark Owens: Conservation Measure Is A Bad Idea

I read with interest Rep. Kylie Oversen’s recent letter expressing her support for the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks amendment. My hope was to read an objective, fact-based benefit of the proposed amendment, and yet it had none. I agree that “we have big decisions to make that will shape the future of our

From The Left: Did The Farm Bureau Drop The Ball With Estenson?

Last weekend, the North Dakota Farm Bureau launched a challenge against sitting Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring at the NDGOP state convention in Bismarck.  It was a challenged that was primarily inspired by the Farm Bureau disagreeing with Goehriing’s actions on a variety off issues, however, was also linked to behavior that Goehring himself has admitted