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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Taylor Swift: Here are the details of her new album announcement

The singer recently released a new single, "Shake It Off," and announced that her new album, titled "1989" , will be released on Oct. 27. The new work will be her "first documented, official pop album," Swift said to fans during a Yahoo live stream on Aug. 18, according to USA Today .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

6 hrs ago | Westport News

The controversial state Department of Education commissioner who led Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's school reform effort is stepping down just as Malloy's re-election campaign gears up for November.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Fairfield, CT, Standardized Testing, Yale University

10 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Grandmother unintentionally shoots 7-year-old grandson: Need for caregiver gun safety?

A 22-caliber revolver fired at a pistol range in Keene, N.H. A grandmother in Florida fired a similar firearm at her grandson, mistaking him for an intruder.


Related Topix: Keene, NH

15 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

17 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Chris Erskine: Dear Schools, Let the kids have August

We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Standardized Testing

21 hrs ago | News Observer

NC judge weighs legality of school vouchers plan

Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood hears arguments on the issue on Tuesday.


Related Topix: School Vouchers, Hobgood, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Judge hears arguments in Common Core lawsuit

A state judge heard arguments Monday from lawyers for teachers and parents who support the Common Core education standards and want Gov. Bobby Jindal 's actions against the multi-state standards invalidated.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Standardized Testing

The Daily Star

Blanket pass for exams will have little impact: universities

BEIRUT: Education Minister Elias Bou Saab's decision to issue passing certificates to all students would likely have a negligible effect on grade 9 and 12 students, Lebanese universities and school representatives said Monday.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, American University, Standardized Testing

WBIR-TV Knoxville

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It claimed to provide official and accredited high school diplomas, but the online Lincoln Academy was fraudulent and bogus according to court pleadings filed by the Texas Attorney General Office.


Related Topix: Home Schooling, East Houston, TX

Myrtle Beach Online

Body of Marine's missing wife found in mine shaft

This undated file photo provided by the San Bernardino County, Calif., Sheriff's Department shows Erin Corwin.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Twentynine Palms, CA

Myrtle Beach Online

Horry County residents complain of trash amid county's $333K - attack' on trash

"You name it, we get it," Fulmer said of living along S.C. 90 near Horry County's landfill.


Related Topix: Horry County, SC

Ukiah Blog Live

We Don't Need No Education

At least not of the traditional, compulsory, watch-the-clock-until-the-bell-rings kind.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Kids, Family

The Washington Post

Whata s the real purpose of educational benchmarking?

"Benchmarking" is a word that is now everywhere in the world of education. There's even a Center on International Education Benchmarking , a program of the National Center on Education and the Economy , which over 20 years has benchmarked the education systems of more than 20 countries in what is said to be an effort to find out what works and what ... (more)


Related Topix: Boston College

Myrtle Beach Online

Tommy Lee Jones to attend Santa Fe film festival

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that Jones will attend a screening of "The Homesman" at the October festival.


Related Topix: New Mexico

Medical News

Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men

Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, finds a study to be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.


Related Topix: Stanford University, Standardized Testing, Health

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Courier News

At Middletown school, a fight over genderAt Middletown school, a...

At Middletown school, a fight over gender A transgendered teen is told she can't come back to school as a girl.


Related Topix: Transgender, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Asbury Park, NJ, Standardized Testing

The Island Packet

Jasper County district test scores continue to decline

Standardized test scores in Jasper County continued to slide, according to data released by the state earlier this month, but several district officials downplay the decline, noting the past year's dip mirrored statewide results.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Myrtle Beach Online

Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on DATE

The Grand Strand Camellia Society will have an organizational meeting for 2014-15, with discussion of the 11th annual Camellia Show, which is Jan. 10 at Litchfield By the Sea in Litchfield Beach.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Surfside Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Haggard to kick off concert series

The concert is the first in the university's Lyceum Series and will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall on the Starkville campus.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Why The Atlanta Testing Scandal Matters

One study found that teachers under high-stakes testing spent more time teaching "bubble kids" who were close to passing, at the expense of students elsewhere on the bell curve.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Standardized Testing, University of Chicago