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The Great American Way can never become the United States of Trump

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    A good president, like a good coach, minimizes the use of “I” and “me” and focuses on the greater good.     He or she will say, “The world has problems. Here’s what we need to do to fix them.”    He or she won’t say, “The world is full of stupid people. I…

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Flip education model: Use testing as helpful tool not trial by fire

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    As the presidential campaign warms up, so is the rhetoric regarding Common Core — the Obama version of W’s No Child Left Behind. NCLB was a big fat failure and Common Core is following in its footsteps. That’s because they are both based on the same faulty strategy.    The picture of…

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