540,525 Americans earned their General Educational Development (GED) degrees, a high school equivalency certificate, in 2013. Last year, that number was 90,000 – a drop of 83 percent. This steep decline can be indirectly traced to the Common Core, a set of broad guidelines designed to more effectively nationalize educational expectations across the country. The new […]

Today, approximately 8 percent of the Unite States’ energy is generated by nuclear reactors, and scientific and political indicators appear to be in favor of further growth. Technological advancement exists to assuage last century’s fears of radiation, and, unlike most issues in today’s fractured political climate, an increase in nuclear energy has bipartisan appeal, as concerns […]

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