The Common Core and the Responsible Carnivore

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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New York Times reporter Javier Hernandez and teacher Trisha Matthew discuss the confusion being created by the Common Core standards in schools. We’ll take a look at the compelling diary written by a Pennsylvania teenager who suffered from cystic fibrosis. Catherine Lacey on her novel Nobody Is Ever Missing. Patrick Martins, founder of Heritage Foods USA and Slow Food USA, on how carnivores can eat ethically and responsibly.

Common Core Confusion

How the tougher academic standards are affecting teachers and students.

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The True Diary of a Teenage Girl

Between the ages of 15 and 18, until her death in 1999 of cystic fibrosis, a teenager named Mary Rose wrote about her life in her journals.

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Nobody Is Ever Missing, a Novel

Catherine Lacey talks about her novel about a young woman who takes off for New Zealand, leaving her stable but boring life in New York.

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How to Eat Meat without Destroying the World

Meat eaters can make smart, informed choices about the food they eat and where it comes from.

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