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How to end overtesting in schools: Tell kids to flub tests

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Jonathan Herman is director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Religious Studies at Georgia State University.
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Cleveland business owners anxious to have W. 117 Street resurfacing completed

Cleveland business owners anxious to have W. 117 Street resurfacing completed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cleveland business owners and motorists are wonder when the W. 117 resurfacing project will finally be completed.
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My grandpa gardened until pancreatic cancer pushed him to use Oregon's Death with Dignity law: Your end-of-life stories

Meghan McGuire tells the story of caring for her grandfather, who lived in Ashland, as he dealt with pancreatic cancer. He eventually used Oregon's Death with Dignity law after a bad fall.
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Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.
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Georgia kindergartners will get ‘profile’ upon entry

The Georgia Board of Education moved ahead this week with plans to develop a “Kindergarten Entry Profile,” which will be used to size up a child’s skill level when he or she enters school.
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Attorney requests refunds for Amber Vinson's bridesmaids, owner of Akron store is shocked & insulted

Attorney requests refunds for Amber Vinson's bridesmaids, owner of Akron store is shocked & insulted | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
When bridal shop owner Anna Younker opened a letter from an attorney representing Amber Vinson, she expected an apology for the major inconvenience delivered to her from the Ebola scare.
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Merrimack to begin application for approval of pancreatic cancer drug - Boston Business Journal

Merrimack to begin application for approval of pancreatic cancer drug - Boston Business Journal | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The news this week out of the Cambridge biotech helped spur a 9 percent share hike over the course of the week to $9.12 as of 2 p.m., just shy of the company’s recent high last month.
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Citizen Sociolinguistics

Citizen Sociolinguistics is a response to the need for a new sociolinguistic methodology that accounts for and partakes of the social demands and affordances of massive mobility and connectivity in today’s world. Drawing from contemporary theories
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The numbers or an ode to power tools

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Back in the late spring and all throughout the summer, there was a home improvement project.  It involved painting, some landscaping, and other things here and there.  My little house went from whi...
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Watch Michael Symon's 'Ode to Cleveland' (video)

Watch Michael Symon's 'Ode to Cleveland' (video) | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Michael Symon stars in the 'Ode to Cleveland' video, produced for the Trade Show News Network Awards breakfast in Cleveland on Sunday, Nov. 16.
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RRISD students, staff work on project for those in need of basic school supplies and clothing items

RRISD students, staff work on project for those in need of basic school supplies and clothing items | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Students at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock are collaborating with school staff to expand a space that provides clothing, food and other items for classmates in need.
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Hannah Copeland Neal, 27; Fearless dancer inspired many

Hannah Copeland Neal, 27; Fearless dancer inspired many | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Hannah Neal was a fearless light who danced into hearts around the world.“It was something about her presence,” said her younger sister Cooper Copeland.
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Dr. James Glenn and Dan Byrne Reflect on #toknisbett Tweet Chat - YouTube

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The most wonderful time of the year can be the most difficult for those who are grieving

The most wonderful time of the year can be the most difficult for those who are grieving | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Images of twinkling lights, happy families and parties can amplify feelings of loss in people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Children, especially, need support and ways to express their emotions.
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Releasing Expectations: It’s Okay to Be Right Where You Are

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Life not meeting your expectations? In the end, it won’t matter what we owned or achieved. It will matter that we appreciated this one precious life.
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From 'death sentence' to recovery, pancreatic cancer patient finds new meaning in Thanksgiving — NewsWorks

From 'death sentence' to recovery, pancreatic cancer patient finds new meaning in Thanksgiving  — NewsWorks | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Sometimes it takes a brush with death to remind us what it means to be thankful That may just be David Silverstone s opinion but the soft spoken 54 year old from Oak Park California speaks from
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New rules require Georgia to rate teacher-prep programs

Georgia and states across the nation will be required to develop a system to measure teacher-training programs in the latest attempt by the Obama administration to address teacher quality.
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GEMA director Charley English to step down

GEMA director Charley English to step down | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Embattled Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English is stepping down. Sources told Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne that English has been reassigned as deputy director at GEMA.
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Police Report: Johnny Manziel Involved In Massive Fight Late Friday Night at The 9 in Downtown Cleveland

Police Report: Johnny Manziel Involved In Massive Fight Late Friday Night at The 9 in Downtown Cleveland | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An eager Cleveland Browns fan sparked a massive fight at The 9 when he approached Johnny Manziel and his "entourage" late Friday night, according to...
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93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company

Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
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Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.
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Michael Symon “Ode to Cleveland” - YouTube

This video was produced for the Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Awards breakfast during the Fabulous Food Show on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Cleveland, Ohio...
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Outreach is Empathy. Outreach is Entrepreneurship. - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Outreach is Empathy. Outreach is Entrepreneurship. - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Pancreatic cancer screening with MRI may benefit high-risk patients | 2 Minute Medicine

Pancreatic cancer screening with MRI may benefit high-risk patients | 2 Minute Medicine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
1. Screening for pancreatic adenocarcinoma or precursor lesions using magnetic resonance (MR) imaging may be appropriate in selected patient populations, such as those with positive first-degree family history or genetic cancer syndromes, and may increase population-wide life expectancy.
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Multigenre Project Planner with Rust, Fall 2014

Multigenre Project Planner with Rust, Fall 2014
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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, November 19, 3:50 PM

Awesome planning tool.