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Common Core and New York's Suburban Firewall

Marc Epstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Marc Epstein

This Common Core rollout displays a degree of ignorance and indifference to reality that increasingly defines our ruling elite. So don't be surprised if a populist wave crashes down on them by a citizenry that doesn't want public education in America bent to their whimsy.

GOP Candidate's Surprising Spin

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A Republican congressional candidate in western New York is claiming a new poll shows him leading his race while it actually shows he is statistically...

Michael Calderone

NYT Hires First Woman For Prestigious Role | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Buffalo News editor Margaret Sullivan, who was named Monday the next public editor at The New York Times, says journalism is at "a crossro...

A School Too Far: Is School Choice Unraveling Education Reform In New York City?

Marc Epstein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Education
Marc Epstein

At the end of the day, neither public service messages nor increased cooperation between schools, police, and social welfare services will cut the truancy Gordian Knot.

Secretary Clinton, Middle East Negotiations and Her Hair? Get Over It.

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Secretary Clinton is in the midst of probably the most intense and arguably most important diplomatic talks in years, and what are some of the newspapers writing about? The length of her hair!

Buffalo LIVE on Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Buffalo LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a tweeter w...

Continental Flight: Obama Responds To Tragic Accident

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday offered condolences to the families and friends of those killed in a commuter plane crash in upsta...