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Poll: Is the controversy over PARCC overblown?

Parents concerned about their children having to take the Partnership of Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam commonly known as PARCC grow by the day.

Districts all over the state are getting little to no guidance on what to do if parents want their children to opt out of taking the test

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Late Show: Your favorite type of Oreo cookie?

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VOTE: Should the PARCC tests replace midterms and finals?

Adding to the misery that some parents already feel about the implementation of the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test is the policy some districts are already considering – or in some cases – have already put in place

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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Late Show poll: Do you support a hike in the gas tax?

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
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POLL: Is New Jersey’s PARCC test a complete waste of time?

Is it time well spent to give a test to students in grades 3 through 11 twice a year to try and assess their “readiness for college and careers?”

Some might think the answer to that would be a flat “yes!” stating that it’s the best way to gauge a student’s educational progress – and assess their future needs

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VOTE: Do you believe reports of a father and adult daughter moving to NJ to get married?

I guess the Mason Dixon Line has moved north.

According to an article that appears in New York magazine in its “What’s It Like” column, which delves into unusual relationships - (of which I have to wonder whether or not the relationship described is valid) - an 18-year-old girl from the Great Lakes region claims she’s marrying her biological father and moving to New Jersey where adult incest isn’t against the law.

The unnamed teen claims that she’d only seen her father when she was a mere child and never had a

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Izod Center at the Meadowlands (Townsquare Media)
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Late Show: Which venue do you prefer – Izod Center or the Rock?

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Esaw Garner, center, walks to the Staten Island site of husband Eric Garner’s death, with the Rev. Al Sharpton, center right, and mother-in-law Gwen Carr, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Esaw Garner, center, walks to the Staten Island site of husband Eric Garner’s death, with the Rev. Al Sharpton, center right, and mother-in-law Gwen Carr, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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VOTE: Does NJ’s proposed chokehold legislation hamstring police?

After the death of Staten Island man Eric Garner at the hands of members of the NYPD, much has been said about the chokehold that prompted his death in the first place.

And in the wake of the man’s death, protests have sprung up calling for – among other things – the elimination of the use of the chokehold by police to apprehend suspected criminals

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VOTE: Is ‘Uptown Funk’ the best song you’ve heard in a while?

Last year about this time, singer Pharrell released his chart topping hit “Happy!”
And there was a reason why it was chart-topping.

It was just that good – and unlike a lot of the dreck being served up by pop artists

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Late Show: Do you believe Christie ‘will be here in one year’?

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