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4 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Former New Berlin Eisenhower teacher accused of stealing school computers



Related Topix: Standardized Testing

8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Sabina Altynbekova: A volleyball star making beautiful choices

An image from Sabina Altynbekova's Instagram account. The 17-year-old volleyball player is hounded about her looks, that they might be too good for her team.


12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

'Badass Teachers' Go BATs In Washington Protest

The Badass Teachers Association , a stridently left-wing group of public school teachers, gathered in Washington, D.C. on Monday to demonstrate outside the Department of Education.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, US News, Conservative Political News

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

New Oriental Education: How Temporary Is The Weakness?

Despite Beating Analyst Expectations, New Oriental Offered Weak Guidance For FY2015, And Will Wait A Few Weeks Before Giving Guidance For Q2, Q3 and Q4.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Standardized Testing, Kids

17 hrs ago |

Substitute Teachers Are In Demand

In the state of Florida school will be starting in about three weeks. The classrooms have been painted and cleaned.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Tampa, FL

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post


An outbreak of buyer's remorse. "According to the [CNN] poll, if the 2012 election were somehow held again, Romney would capture 53% of the popular vote, with the President at 44%.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Israel, World News, Middle East, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Yesterday | Brandon Sun

Obama practically weepy over daughter Malia leaving White House in 2 years to attend college

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Standardized Testing, Michelle Obama

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Essex County Freeholders Honor the New Jersey Afro Academic,...

Nia Pierce from East Orange wowed the audience with the performance that placed her as Gold Medalist for Music Instrumental Contemporary on the harp.


Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, New Jersey, Essex County, NJ, Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ, Standardized Testing

The Virginian-Pilot

New ECSU administrator targets declining enrollment

Myron Burney has the job of recruiting students to Elizabeth City State University, where undergraduate enrollment has declined steadily over the last four years and could drop under 2,000 this fall.


Related Topix: Elizabeth City State University, Standardized Testing, Morehouse College

Daily Kos

National Education Association's Lily Eskelsen Garcia on teaching, testing, and fighting back

Both major teachers unions, the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, have been moving toward a more confrontational response to the push, from Democrats as well as Republicans, for public education to be more and more dominated by standardized testing.


Related Topix: US News, Standardized Testing, Family, Kids, Liberal Political News

Myrtle Beach Online

Lofty goals for new Florida Polytechnic University

With trappings that include a $60 million Innovation, Science and Technology building designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, it is the perfect symbol of a university built with the Silicon Valley-type industry in mind.


Related Topix: University, FL, University of South Florida


Education Editorial: Standardized tests and cheating

In Fulton County, Georgia, Atlanta, thirty-five educators, including the former superintendent, were indicted for a cheating conspiracy that covered nearly sixty schools.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Fulton County, GA, Education Etc., Opinion

Psychology Today

Educational Reform. Why It Is Not Working

The chart below is telling: SAT scores have been flat for over 40 years while education spending has increased 140%.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing

The Union Daily Times

Ten students named South Carolina Junior Scholars7:51 am

Congratulations to the following 8th graders in Union County School District who have achieved the South Carolina Junior Scholar Award for the school year 2013-2014.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Duke University, Standardized Testing

The News-Star

Why I fight for local education

People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as governor what would it be? These are tough questions.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Standardized Testing

Is law school worth the investment?

Law students are inundated with the pessimistic narrative that job prospects are dismal, law school debt is insurmountable, and the demand for new attorneys is waning.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Surviving a rip current: Scientists study ways to predict, escape them

Again and again the researchers toted 3-foot yellow-and-green contraptions fashioned from foam, plastic sewer pipe, gym weights and cheap GPS units into the surf, then walked along the beach to wherever the odd devices washed up and retrieved them under the gaze of puzzled sunbathers.


Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Milestones to challenge students, teachers

Students and teachers heading back to school after the summer break can expect a new type of test called Georgia Milestones designed to gauge how each is doing.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Education Digest, July 27, 2014: Opal Cliffs registering for transitional kindergarten

Opal Cliffs Elementary School is accepting applications for youngsters entering transitional kindergarten which is for students turning age 5 between Sept.


Related Topix: Opal Cliffs, CA, Capitola, CA, Standardized Testing, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Scotts Valley, CA

The Washington Post

Students catch school superintendent plagiarizing part of commencement speech

The usual pattern for the detection of plagiarism is for an adult to catch a student copying from someone else's work.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Newton, MA, Boston University, University of Texas at Austin