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In My Opinion: Standardized tests about making money
Experts agree, what should be abundantly clear about the use of standardized tests is that statistically based, oversimplified measures of performance are unable to account for the complexity in educational systems or account for the variety of individual learning outcomes, writes veteran educator Robert L. Arnold.
In My Opinion: Health-care costs must be controlled
My assets are less than what I owe, and it is getting worse.
In My Opinion: New York forests need help regenerating
Recent studies by Cornell University and The Nature Conservancy concluded that up to 70 percent of our state's forestland is not regenerating.
In My Opinion: New budget shows state is listening
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and our legislative leaders have agreed to a budget that is good for the state of New York and is good for the North Country.â€©
In My Opinion: SUNY needs more state support, UUP says
The State University of New York is facing a critical crossroads, a choice between fulfilling its mission and failing to live up to its promise, writes United University Professions President Philip H. Smith.
In My Opinion: Jay says sewer work wasn't being done
We, the Jay Town Council, are responding to an opinion column written by Black Brook Town Councilor Howard Aubin, writes Jay Town Supervisor Randall Douglas.
- In My Opinion: A pope to meet church challenges There are a lot of strange and unusual events in the news these days, but one of the most unusual of all is the resignation of Pope Benedict, writes the Rev. Bernie Menard of St. Peter's Church.
In My Opinion: CCC efforts to balance budget
An ancient Chinese proverb says, "May you live in interesting times." Whether this is a blessing or a curse depends on us, writes Clinton Community College President John Jablonski.
In My Opinion: Business owner opposes wage hike
I have owned one or more small businesses in Clinton County since 1990, Under One Roof Movie Store owner Becky Leonard writes.
In My Opinion: Doctors support Choosing Wisely
Americans pay more for health care than anywhere else in the world, but we don't enjoy better health than most Western countries, writes Dr. Joel Wolkowicz, medical director at CVPH.
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