Mixed bag of issues challenge Common Core field testing

(Calif.) Field testing the new Common Core-aligned tests began last month and districts nationwide are finding the new assessments pose a variety of challenges - from frozen screens and failing routers, to hackers foreign and domestic.

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Poor science, celebrities feed vaccine paranoia

Recent publication of results from a survey conducted by the National Consumers League (NCL) that 33 percent of parents with school-age children and nearly a third of all adults persist in the belief that “vaccinations can cause autism.”

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