Author Archives: Renee

Obama’s brother lives in a hut in Kenya

(Ok, I’ll say it.  Obama made millions of dollars last year in book sales.  Barack and Michelles combined salaries last year where almost $300K. The per capita income for Kenya is $1,445.  Is it too much to expect Barack might throw his step-brother a grand or five so the guy doesn’t have to live in squalor?   – promoted by…

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Question on residency requirements for a Divorce

Now with the repeal of the 1913 law which allows same-sex couples, who reside outside the Commonwealth to get married in Massachusetts, will they have to abide by the residency requirements for a divorce in Massachusetts if the state the divorcing couple resides in does not acknowledge their Massachusetts marriage certificate? Are we going to lift the requirement? How should…

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No long term benefits to full-day kindergarten

From Science Daily: Full-day Kindergarteners’ Reading, Math Gains Fade By 3rd Grade

ScienceDaily (July 16, 2008) – Children in full-day kindergarten have slightly better reading and math skills than children in part-day kindergarten, but these initial academic benefits diminish soon after the children leave kindergarten. This loss is due, in part, to issues related to poverty and the quality of…

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