To the Editor — July 16, 2015

July 16, 2015

Education standards

Students helped prepare for real world with high-stakes testing

Why on earth would you demand a lowering of standards for our high school students by removing high-stakes testing? This is in conflict with what is expected to compete and perform in the real world.

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Here’s what not to say when someone dies

November 19, 2013

My mom died three weeks ago.

We were very close, and I feel like a part of my soul has died as well.

Kathleen R. Merrill Press managing editor

Kathleen R. Merrill
Press managing editor

We went to college together, we held hands when we went places, we talked on the phone more than once a week, and we sent each other packages and letters on a regular basis. My mom was my lighthouse, my sounding board, my biggest champion and my greatest friend.

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