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Deal orders review of Common Core

Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered a sweeping review of the Common Core national guidelines and asked the State Board of Education to “formally un-adopt” a part of the program that includes sample English test selections that infuriated some parents.
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Why did 85,000 Republican voters blow off the state school...

Why did 85,000 Republican voters blow off the state school... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Interesting point worth discussing this morning: In the GOP Senate runoff between David Perdue and Jack Kingston, 483,000 Republicans cast ballots yesterday.
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Art Museum Teaching

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A Forum for Reflecting on Practice
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Museum 2.0: New Approach, Historic Mission: Remaking a Factory Museum via Community Co-Production

Museum 2.0: New Approach, Historic Mission: Remaking a Factory Museum via Community Co-Production | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Dying father takes family to Disneyland 1 last time | California

Dying father takes family to Disneyland 1 last time | California | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
This week, a 36-year-old California father who has cancer will be heading on what he considers a trip of a lifetime with his two young girls.
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Cat PDA Vs. Human PDA, And Other Animal Behavior Explained

Cat PDA Vs. Human PDA, And Other Animal Behavior Explained | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Veterinarian Vint Virga works with pets and zoo animals on behavior disorders. He talks about how house cats are more fulfilled when they forage for food, and how to show animals affection.
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Unique study focuses on combined treatment approach for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Unique study focuses on combined treatment approach for locally advanced pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute are developing a novel, multistep investigational treatment for one of the most complex and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease, locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
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New Pancreatic Disease Registry Aims To Improve Care, Research - iHealthBeat

New Pancreatic Disease Registry Aims To Improve Care, Research - iHealthBeat | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The National Pancreas Foundation has partnered with Remedy Informatics to create the first national patient registry focused on pancreatic diseases. The registry will capture patient and physician data and allow researchers to analyze, visualize and query the information. Health Data Management, NPF release.
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Standard Building near Public Square will become apartments, after sale to Weston, Inc. (gallery)

Standard Building near Public Square will become apartments, after sale to Weston, Inc. (gallery) | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Weston expects to buy the Standard Building, near Public Square, in a deal set to close today. The sale will be the first in the history of the 90-year old office building, which was built by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and has housed the union's offices since 1989.
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West Shoreway ramp closure to make way for new Edgewater Parkway

West Shoreway ramp closure to make way for new Edgewater Parkway | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The ramp from the West Shoreway eastbound to Edgewater Park closed Tuesday and will remain closed until November.
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Trial looms for Stonebridge Towers homeowners vs K&D Group, CEO Doug Price

Trial looms for Stonebridge Towers homeowners vs K&D Group, CEO Doug Price | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Eighty condo owners at the Stonebridge Towers in the Flats may soon be free to air their complaints of buckling drywall, leaky ceilings and cracking paint at a trial in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
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Violent crime onboard Cleveland buses increasing for passengers/drivers

Violent crime  onboard Cleveland buses increasing for passengers/drivers | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Violent crime onboard Cleveland buses is increasing for both passengers and drivers according to crime statistics obtained in an exclusive 5 On Your Side investigation.
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Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

Agents get subsidized  'Obamacare' using fake IDs | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law.
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Psychiatrist’s transcripts among Carson McCullers archives

Psychiatrist’s transcripts among Carson McCullers archives | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Among a trove of new Carson McCullers-related archives that includes letters, telegrams, snapshots, tape recordings, birthday cards, menus and a bill for the pink roses that blanketed the author’s coffin, is an astonishing acquisition: a dozen or so transcripts of McCullers’ therapy sessions with her former psychiatrist, Mary Mercer.
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Towards a More Mindful Practice

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Written by Marianna Adams, Audience Focus, 2014 Educator-in-Residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Cross-posted from mariannaadams.blogspot.com Amid many possible areas of exploration I c...
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Barriers to Family Engagement in Museums

Barriers to Family Engagement in Museums | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Written by Marianna Adams, Audience Focus, with Elizabeth Margulies, Museum of Modern Art Cross-posted from mariannaadams.blogspot.com All three families scheduled for last week had to cancel or re...
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Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle' | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.
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Cyclorama moving to Atlanta History Center in Buckhead

Cyclorama moving to Atlanta History Center in Buckhead | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
There are big changes coming to one of Atlanta’s most well-known attractions. In a news conference Wednesday morning, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced plans to move Atlanta’s Cyclorama.
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We contain multitudes | Information Wants To Be Free

We contain multitudes | Information Wants To Be Free | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Website of librarian, writer, speaker, consultant and LIS educator, Meredith Gorran Farkas. Includes the popular Information Wants to be Free blog.
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Cancer survivor believes in miracles

Cancer survivor believes in miracles | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
If you have it, you will most likely die within months. The odds of surviving five years or more is only 6 percent. So when Donald Decker talks to you, it’s a miracle.
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Avenue District apartment proposal gets OK from Cleveland City Planning Commission

Avenue District apartment proposal gets OK from Cleveland City Planning Commission | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Developer Nathan Zaremba hopes to break ground in the fall for a 108-unit apartment project in downtown Cleveland, where a mix of flats and townhouse-style rentals would rise at the long-dormant Avenue District.
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Leader Building will be sold to K&D; apartment developer plans next downtown Cleveland project

Leader Building will be sold to K&D; apartment developer plans next downtown Cleveland project | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Roughly 60 percent full, the 16-story office building is a longer-term, mixed-use play for K&D, which expects to sit on the property for two to three years before converting most of the floors to housing.
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Boo, K&D is AWFUL.

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May Co. apartment plans could benefit from "catalytic project" change to Ohio tax-credit program

May Co. apartment plans could benefit from "catalytic project" change to Ohio tax-credit program | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
On June 16, Gov. John Kasich signed off on House Bill 483, midterm budget review legislation that included tweaks to the state's preservation tax-credit language.
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Stonebridge condo trial postponed after K&D, Doug Price file appeal

Stonebridge condo trial postponed after K&D, Doug Price file appeal | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A trial that was scheduled to begin today, pitting homeowners at the Stonebridge Towers against the buildings developers, K&D Group and CEO Doug Price, has been delayed.
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#EdShift Chat: Teaching Data Visualization | Mediashift | PBS

#EdShift Chat: Teaching Data Visualization | Mediashift | PBS | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, July 29, our #EdShift chat will focus on data visualization. Join us at 1 ET/12 CT/10 PT as we discuss the rising importance of data visualization and cover how schools can incorporate this skill into journalism education.
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New centralized Atlanta mass transit site shows how bad it is

New centralized Atlanta mass transit site shows how bad it is | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
ATLtransit.org is a good new service, but shows the ugly truth.
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