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What is a Superdelegate?

by Dan Glenn | March 21 2016

Fun Fact from the 2008 Democratic Primary. Hillary Clinton finished with more votes than Barack Obama but he had more delegates than her. Neither had a majority of the popular vote nor the delegates. It was the superdelegates who broke 2-1 for Obama that gave him a 51-49 win in…

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Beyond the Student Loan Bubble and the True Cost of Tuition

by Jeanne Roberts | November 7 2014

The Student Loan Bubble is real. According to an article that appeared recently in collegeboard.org, the cost of college tuition ranges widely, from a two-year degree at a community college for about $3,000 a year, to a four-year degree at a private college, which can run as much as $29,056…

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Common Core Continues Causing Concerns

by Matthew Thomas | November 5 2014

Overall, it seems the Common Core program has taken flak from a wide range of people. What seemed to have been accepted by a majority of states very quickly has turned to something being dropped by many now that the details are becoming clear. While it is easy to go…

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Are The Common Core Standards Really That Bad?

by McCarly Belle | October 30 2014

Are the Common Core Standards really that bad? I believe not. The idea of having standards that are the same across the nation just makes common sense. I believe that no matter what state a student is educated, he/she should be learning the same content as students in other states…

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How Starbucks Could Really Change the World

by Erin Ann McBride | July 30 2014

Starbucks wants to change retail employment and the future of education. On June 16th, Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz announced that his company would pay for thousands of their workers to earn a bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online degree program. While other employers are complaining that raising the minimum…

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