Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
Posted at 11:01 PM

One of the criticisms of standardized testing is that it encourages schools to “teach to the test.” Rather than educating students through a well-rounded curriculum, students instead practice only the type of questions that will be on the test, learn test-taking strategies and other short-cuts.

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“I don’t understand these directions,” grumbled my husband, flipping a piece of paper over in his hands and then turning it upside down and back again.

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Reader question: How does one go about finding or creating a buyer for a potential group home? The highest and best use for this building is a group home. The city permitting appears to be doable. I want a Realtor who can/will market the house to...

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Dear Dave,I noticed that your Baby Steps list puts saving for retirement before saving for your kid’s college fund. Sending your kids to college would come first on the timeline, so what is your reasoning behind this?JenDear Jen,

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Here are five ways to have fun this weekend.

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Tip of the WeekTax season is a headache for most people, and small-business owners are no exception.

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Updated at 10:41 PM

When we think about living in an agricultural community, we typically tend to focus on our widespread rice fields, or the lovely rolling orchards of fruits. Or perhaps we imagine spotted cows, lounging...

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CAL-Fire received 9-1-1 calls beginning at 1:30 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 that a home owned by Dick and Luanne Choate was fully engulfed in flames on Larkin Road. CAL-Fire  personnel was on the scene until 10:30 a.m. The cause...

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