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by Dick Yarbrough
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05:22 PM, Thursday, February 26
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. history test and the College Board which administers the tests. The General Assembly is considering a Senate resolution to...

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