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No More Homework?

Yes you read that headline correctly.  Schools are implementing policies stating that teachers are not allowed to give out homework assignments.

Is Common Core involved?

According to an associate professor of teacher education at the University of Arizona South and co-author of “The End of Homework: How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits Learning, I think teachers are going to be increasingly interested in having total control over student learning during the class day and not relying on homework as any kind of activity that’s going to support student learning

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It Still Moves Me To Tears

If you're old enough to remember, and I say if, because

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Win a Trip to the Football Game of Your Choice

The weather is getting cooler, everything is pumpkin-flavored, and your favorite team is back on the gridiron.

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President Obama Addresses The Nation To Outline Strategy On ISIS
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President Obama Announces Strategy to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ the Islamic State

Tonight President Obama took to the national airwaves for a rare prime-time address to describe what America's response would be to the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), the terrorist group that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, and also beheaded two American journalists.

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Richard Kiel, Famous James Bond Villain, Dies at 74

Richard Kiel, the man most famous for playing James Bond villain Jaws in both 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'Moonraker,' passed away earlier this afternoon in Fresno, California at the age of 74. He was just a few days away from celebrating his 75th birthday.

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Be Aware Parents Enterovirus On The Rise

Michigan hospitals have been given an alert to be aware of the Enterovirus D-68. This virus has been on the rise in 10 Midwest states and could be coming to Michigan if it is not already here

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If There’s Anything Good About The End of Summer

If there's anything good about the end of summer, it's the end of major road construction projects that at the very least are annoyances.

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WMU Again Ranked Among Best Universities By US World Report

It's 24 years in a row now for Western Michigan University on U.S. News & World Report’s list of “best national universities

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WKMI Legend Jim Higgs Meets The Eagles

WKMI legend Jim Higgs connecting with the Eagles on Monday night. Higgs was largely responsible for Best of My Love becoming the band's first number one hit.

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DiGiorno’s Tweet Riles Up Domestic Violence Victims

The Ray Rice scandal has once again put the issue of domestic at the forefront of the American consciousness. Apparently, DiGiorno Pizza wanted to take part in the conversation, too.

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