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Win an Anniversary Prize!

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Burger King’s announcement that it will move its headquarters to Canada has put

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Ex-Im Facts vs. Ex-Im Myths

As legislators in Congress debate whether or not to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, the official export credit agency of the United States, it is extremely important that the facts surroundin

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A Common-Sense Approach to Common Core, Part II: Third-Grade Fractions

This article is the second in a series that provides alternate and common-sense interpretations of the Common Core math standards.

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