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SC astronaut honors teachers at new museum observatory

The original purpose of the visit was for Duke, a Lancaster native, to sign over the rights to his space memorabilia to the museum.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, SC, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Summerville, SC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

News 4 Jax

Paddling teacher under fire

VIDEO: The heated conversation continues following a meeting in Lake City as the local prosecutor met with parents of half a dozen students at the Time Out elementary school regarding complaints of a teacher paddling students.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Standardized Testing

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Rocket City teacher accused of helping student change answers on test files appeal to suspension

The Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary teacher accused of helping a student change answers on a standardized test this past spring wants a judge to step in and keep her in the classroom despite the school board voting to suspend her for 15 days.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing

Myrtle Beach Online

Cindi Ross Scoppe | South Carolina's law still stacks deck in favor of drunk drivers

In June, a woman drove up to the valet stand at a downtown Charleston hotel, said she was there to get ice cream, declined to have someone park her car and then drove away when she was asked to park legally.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Flood watch in effect on Grand Strand, wet weekend ahead

A flood watch is in effect through 8 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. He said a coastal front across eastern North Carolina and South Carolina will bring "a large swath of heavy precipitation across the region this weekend."

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Wilmington, NC

Hindustan Times

Anatomy of the CSAT controversy who wants what

Union Public Service Commission civil service examination aspirants have been demanding scrapping of the Civil Services Aptitude Test introduced in 2011.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Myrtle Beach Online

Fresnel lighthouse lens unveiled

The Fresnel lens from the Georgetown lighthouse was unveiled and lit during a party Thursday.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, SC, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Charleston, SC

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Hearing Set for Struggling Delaware Charter School

State education officials are holding a public hearing next week regarding the fate of a struggling charter school that serves mostly low-income black children in Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Eight UC students among Peace Corps volunteers evacuated in West Africa

UC's Peace Corps Program Coordinator, Johanna Looye said it was the right thing to do, but still difficult for volunteers to leave the villages that they've come to know so well.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Switched

This Will Make Some Special Education Advocates Really Happy

New York students with disabilities will be held to the same academic standards and take the same standardized tests as other kids their age next school year, the U.S. Education Department said Thursday, spurning the state's efforts to change the policy.

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Related Topix: Family, Standardized Testing, Kids, South Carolina

CBS Local

Bernstein: What Vin Scully Told Me

Editor's note: On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that broadcaster Vin Scully would return for his 66th season in the booth in 2015.

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Related Topix: Vin Scully, Durham, NC, Duke University, Standardized Testing

Click Orlando

Election 2014: Local 6 talks with Crist

WINDOW OF ONLY 18 MINUTES. IT WILL BE CARRYING A G.P.S. SATELLITE. IF IT HOLDS, IT'S THE SECOND LAUNCH IN FOUR DAYS AT THE CAPE.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Rick Scott, Family, Kids

The Bennington Banner

Cost of elementary education: How school districts in region compare

Those who follow schools in Vermont are most likely familiar with two numbers that are often talked about: NECAP test scores and a school's cost per student.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Vermont, Standardized Testing, Bennington County, VT, Rutland County, VT, Shaftsbury, VT

BetaNews

Big data is transforming every industry, from health and education, to farming and energy

Big data is already making a big impact all over the world. Large corporations, world organizations, and governments have hopped aboard the big data bandwagon, hoping to utilize new sources of data to improve operations and increase productivity among many other reasons.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Standardized Testing

WMUR-TV Manchester

Sen. Ayotte introduces bill to address college sexual assault

Sen. Kelly Ayotte is part of a bipartisan group in Washington, D.C., proposing legislation to address sexual assault at colleges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, New Hampshire, Standardized Testing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hometown Life

Candidates Primary Election Tuesday, August 5, 2014

PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 CITY OF SOUTHFIELD Notice Is Hereby Given to the qualified electors in the City of Southfield that a Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 for the purpose of nominating candidates for the following offices: STATE Governor CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator and Representative in Congress ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, Oakland County, MI, Standardized Testing

Stuff.co.nz

Fears drug-resistant malaria could spread

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, World News, Congo, Africa, Standardized Testing

Christian Science Monitor

'Fire challenge' burning teens, gaining critics

This image shows YouTube user Chris Barrett before lighting himself on fire as part of the 'fire challenge' that is being shared online.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Joe Lieberman

Burlington Times News

Judge: School vouchers can go out ahead of ruling

A North Carolina judge won't block a state agency from distributing taxpayer money to cover private school tuition in advance of a hearing to determine whether the program championed by Republican lawmakers is legal.

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Related Topix: School Vouchers, Hobgood, NC, Lottery

JD Journal

Yale Produces Zombies Claims Former Professor

Don't go to Yale. That is the ultimate advice former Yale Professor William Deresiewicz has given in his controversial article in the New Republic, an Ivy League publication, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League."

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