By Patrick M. Sheridan @CNNMoney August 15, 2014: 12:55 PM ET Is the $100 bill more trouble than it's worth? Influential Harvard professor Ken Rogoff thinks so. Rogoff ought to know. He was also once the chief economist at the international Monetary Fund. Nearly 80% of the $1.3 trillion currency in circulation is in the form of $100 bills, Rogoff wrote in a paper earlier this year.
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Common Core: New York Test Scores Show Little Improvement - Businessweek
The statement included this note along with those scores: Although there is some correlation between 2014 math and ELA performance and poverty, there are many examples of schools outperforming demographically similar peer schools. On the ELA tests,New York City did the best of the states five big urban areas. But the results overall were poor, and the improvements were often negligible. From the release: Buffalo: the percentage of students scoring at Level 3 and above improved from 12.1 in 2013 to 12.2 in 2014. New York City: the percentage of students scoring at Level 3 and above improved from 27.4 in 2013 to 29.4 in 2014.
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