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Tom’s Top Twelve Tall Tales: Tale #9

By at March 7, 2012 | 11:47 am | 1 Comments

Governor Tom tells tall tales. Here is Tom’s Top Twelve Tall Tale Number Nine – Test scores show our public schools are failing. In 1999, The Committee on Appropriate Test Use of the National Research Council stated: “Tests are not perfect…” and “a test score is not an exact measure of a student’s knowledge or […]

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The shrinking middle class

By at January 3, 2011 | 10:42 am | 186 Comments

The shrinking middle class

The middle class is becoming a part of America’s great past. As Rock The Capital’s Phil Gimson illustrates the numbers firmly back-up what many have suspected.

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