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2 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Pinellas Park theater shows "We Will Not Conform," a documentary by Glenn Beck that hopes to derail Common Core Standards.
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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
Three past principals of Joseph Martin, two who were granted immunity in the former Woodside Elementary instructor's molestation trial, spent Tuesday sharing stories of a gifted teacher whose students were on time, excelled at standardized testing and overcame educational challenges.
5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
In Alameda County, nearly 70 percent of low-income youth are not proficient readers by the end of third grade, according to 2013 standardized test scores.
6 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a four-part series highlighting the local entities that will benefit from this year's Estes Park United Campaign.
9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
A recent study may have confirmed what public health and education advocates have long tried to argue: a positive and supportive school environment improves the health of children from low socioeconomic backgrounds, ultimately increasing their academic performance.
11 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star
Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilot Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion, Vanderburgh counties to provide vouchers for low-income kids Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rymZC1 Indiana Governor Mike Pence talks with pre-school students while visiting the pre-school classes at Shepherd Community Center, 4107 E. Washington ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online
The shootdown of a passenger jet over Ukraine - with the loss of nearly 300 lives - is a human tragedy and a moral abomination.
A 45-year-old man told Myrtle Beach police that a man tried to rob him and then run over him with a vehicle in a convenience store parking lot, according to a police report.
According to the most recent data produced by The Great Australian Sex Census, the significant influence of technology, especially smartphone has in an individual's sex life has been deduced.
Traniessa Wright slowly pronounces the word "road" and anxiously waits for a student in Room 2 of Pointer Ridge Elementary School to say whether the vowel sound is long or short.
"Wish I was Here" stars Zach Braff plays a struggling actor who must homeschool his kids, played by Joey King and Pierce Gagnon .
Maine Connections Academy, a virtual charter school for students in grades seven through 12, is holding several informational workshops this month and next for Maine parents and students interested in a nontraditional middle school and high school environment.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles found that higher quality schooling has a significant impact on the ability of children in poverty to improve their academic performance and avoid risky behaviors.
The President of the state's teachers' union says members aren't yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.
Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, compared with peers who went to mostly worse schools.
ACT Policing is advising motorists that 40km/h speed limits will be enforced in school zones for the start of the new school term on Monday .
Creator Bruno Heller told journalists Sunday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour that "If there is a superhero on this show, it's Gotham."
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:28 pm
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