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common core, school testing, education

Buyer's Remorse on Common Core for Policymakers?

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.

Business
New, Hershey's Logo

New Hershey's Logo Revealed

The Hershey Company unveiled a new corporate branding and redesigned logo Friday, describing the new look as "fresh" and "modern," while others say it looks suspiciously like . . . something less appetizing.

Diversity
Patricia Perez (VPE Tradigital Communications)

Echeveste Steps Down, Perez Steps Up at VPE

John Echeveste, founder of VPE Tradigital Communications, is the new CEO of LA de Cultura y Artes. Patricia Perez will continue to lead the Hispanic public relations agency as managing partner.

Auto Industry
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and Chrysler Group (file photo)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Clears Major Hurdle

Fiat's merger creating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal.

Career News
Be careful about giving up personal information when applying for work (file photo)

Identity Thieves Prey on Job Seekers

Among the lowest forms of life on the planet are scam artists who prey on job hunters who are asked -- sometimes by legitimate employers -- for their Social Security numbers. ...continue

Rankings
2014 Best Schools

Overview: 2014 Best Schools for Hispanics

The 40 schools that appear in the 2014 HispanicBusiness Best Schools lists represent the cream of the crop when it comes to institutions of higher learning that reach out to Hispanic postgraduate students.

Politics
obama immigration

Obama's Delay on Immigration Creates Uncertainty

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.

Technology
Canada offered a geography lesson for Russian soldiers who get 'lost' in Ukraine (AP)

Canada, Russia Go to War (on Twitter)

It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."

Sports
Shelly Sterling (AP)

Clippers Deal Started With 2 Numbers

When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

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Green Economy & Conservation
Natural gas well (file photo)

Illinois Issues Fracking Rules

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient.







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