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Posted at 5:02 PM

As of this writing, the National Association of Independent Schools, ACSI, the Association of Christian Schools International, two of the nation's largest private educational associations, do not endorse Common Core because they believe their standards are already above what it would require.However, they encourage each school to monitor Common Core to make sure they are up to date on what the federal government is asking for, educationally. It should be noted that only a very few...

Posted at 3:40 PM

Often, the true test of character is what someone does when no one’s looking; how they behave when their integrity is on the line far away from the media lens. What follows was never top-of-the-fold news. However, it says a great deal...

Posted Aug 2, 2015 at 2:01 AM

I think I’ve heard about enough politically correct nonsense about how the Confederate flag has to come down and how we can’t look at it, because some terrorist in South Carolina used it in an incomprehensible act of...

Posted Aug 2, 2015 at 2:01 AM

When I am out and around in the morning, more often than ever, I seem to be backed up in traffic on streets where cars are lined up for their take-out coffee on the way to work.I have nothing against coffee, and in fact I am a big coffee...

Posted Aug 1, 2015 at 2:01 AM

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.We will soon find out whether our senators are truly insane.Tucked into a dusty corner of the Senate's pending Highway...

Posted Aug 1, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Medicare, the federal program that provides health insurance coverage to 55 million older and disabled Americans, plans to reimburse physicians for having conversations with patients about the care they receive in their final days when they may...

Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 2:01 AM

New Yorkers are very lucky to live in a state with tourist attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Year after year, state parks in the Finger Lakes region are listed as some of the best in the country. In New York State alone there...

Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 2:01 AM

It is good to be President Barack Obama these days.In the midst of a visit to Africa, including Kenya, where Republican front-runner Donald Trump has insisted Obama was born, the president seems to have been liberated by events and...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Brandon Kirshner was doing a good thing. Seeing a piece of Canandaigua Lake’s history literally erode over the years into the waters surrounding it and essentially taken over by seagulls, he went into action.The 25-year-old Brighton...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Who's afraid of big, bad Ted Cruz?Not Lamar Alexander. The Tennessee Republican went on the Senate floor to accuse his fellow Republican of proposing actions that would "render ourselves lawless" and cause "chaos." Alexander reminded the...

Updated Jul 29, 2015 at 2:01 PM

In your editorial “Death should be most personal of decisions” on July 11, you speak of death being “…the sole constant…” that “we… least like to face directly.”Both true...

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