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45 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Archie to be shot saving gay friend in comic book

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday's installment of "Life with Archie" when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character.

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4 hrs ago | The New Yorker

Rachel Aviv: A middle-school cheating scandal raises questions about No Child Left Behind.

Christopher Waller, the principal of Parks, was lauded in Atlanta, and became a minor celebrity of the school-reform movement.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Georgia, US Politics, US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Texomaland

Interim Charges for House Committees by Texas State Rep. Larry Phillips

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Related Topix: Lone Star, TX, Standardized Testing

Bellingham Herald

Teachers union targets education secretary at national convention

The action was taken by the American Federation of Teachers, which is meeting in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, California

Myrtle Beach Online

Opening for 'Mad Potter's' building at his museum

The building opened Saturday. It's among four small "pods" at the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, named for potter George Ohr and a major donor's late wife.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Examiner.com

An alternative way to a high school diploma

The governor of the state of Louisiana has recently signed a bill that backers say will offer students with disabilities a new route to obtaining a high school diploma .

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education Etc.

National Public Radio

Foster Children Become Focus Of California Schools

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Milwaukee Art Museum features Kandinsky exhibit

The museum says the show represents every period of the Russian-born painter's four-decade career, from his early figurative works to his modern pieces.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

The News Tribune

Partnership aims at getting teenagers college-ready

For many years, a problem has festered at colleges and universities around the country: Many graduating high school seniors are not transitioning smoothly into college-level classes.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Tacoma, WA, Education Etc., Standardized Testing

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Times-Tribune

New North Pocono principal ready to challenge students to succeed

Mr. Collins comes to North Pocono after serving as Delaware Valley High School's principal for about six years, after two years as assistant principal.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Great Bend Tribune

The cost of attending college: Is it a need or a want?

Current discourse about student loan debt and the cost of a college education fail to really help a student and his family decide how to best finance sending the student to a good college.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, University of Utah, Standardized Testing

El Observador

Online Education Can Mean Year-Round Learning

While summer can be a great time for family fun, it can also pose a challenge to many students.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing

Shelter Island Reporter

Weekend Edition: The long and winding road

The occasional road trip to Vermont is always littered with memories. This recent one was permanently etched with an odd encounter with an old friend.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Montpelier, VT

Nashville Scene

Register Locks Arms With Council, Charters

The room was largely empty, but Director of Schools Jesse Register's call to stop to the fighting over Nashville education was heard far and wide last night.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University, Standardized Testing

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md. Science Center caters to home-schooled kids

Even though there are more resources for parent, sometimes it's easier to learn in an interactive environment and the Maryland Science Center has programs just for kids who learn at home.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Home Schooling

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Press-Telegram

Teacher union convention opens with fiery speech

Gov. Jerry Brown and the union's own president headlined the American Federation of Teachers convention Friday, but it was a fiery speech from a North Carolina reverend that roused the crowd.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Standardized Testing

KSTP

Prominent Education Reform Group Pulls Out Of Minnesota

One of the country's most controversial education reform groups is pulling out of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Standardized Testing

Amarillo.com

Upward Bound program helps students further their education

Before getting involved in Upward Bound, Hereford High School senior Roldan Peregrino planned to become a diesel mechanic.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., West Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University, Dimmitt, TX, Family, Kids, Standardized Testing

NOLA.com

St. Bernard students make slight gains in state, national tests; graduation rate up

St. Bernard students made slight gains in subject tests in the school year that ended in May, and more high school students graduated within four years, according to data released Friday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing

Myrtle Beach Online

Little libraries build community and love for books

When her son Jack Gavron heads to college in the fall, Mindy Fox will get a library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Leawood, KS

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