A preschool teacher asked her students what they want to be when they grow up, and the answers are hilarious


Ask a bunch of toddlers what they want to be when they grow up, and you're bound to get some interesting answers. A new photo going viral on Facebook depicts the answers given by a bunch of preschool kids to their teacher who inquired about their goals and dreams for the future.  It's pretty hilarious. We especially love the little tyke who dreams of being a "sprinkled red-frosted donut." Us too, little guy. Here's the photo, via DoSomething.org: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; Read more [...]

Obama answers immigration ruling with vow to fight courts and Congress


The Obama administration promised Tuesday to fight against opposition from both the courts and Congress to keep in place its expansive new programs to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, a key piece of the president’s effort to shape his legacy in his final years in office.
Nation – Los Angeles Times

SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers


Changes in the college entrance exam will also seek to lessen the impact of tutoring on scores.

In a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, students starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, will not be penalized for wrong answers and will not be able to freely use calculators.
Nation – latimes.com

Chris Christie answers questions about bridge scandal


New Jersey's governor says he knew nothing about lane closures affecting Fort Lee until afterward, but concedes he may have heard about traffic problems. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about traffic snarls while they were happening and not paid any attention. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]