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Saturday | Coshocton Tribune

Common Core battleground hits home

Long before eight states began rejecting Common Core school reforms, the sweeping new academic standards were considered enemy combatants in Lesley Hodge's Cincinnati-area home.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Butler County, OH

Saturday | The York Daily Record

New private school makes fundraising push

Manuel Tellado picked up enrollment and financial aid forms at a community meeting last week for Hilda Goodling Impact Academy, a new private school in York to be run by 3Cord Inc. Tellado, 18, used to go to New Hope Academy Charter School, which has been forced to close because its charter wasn't renewed for reasons including academic performance.

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Related Topix: York, PA, New Hope, PA, Education

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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, Education

Thu Jul 10, 2014

RedState

The Common Core Assault on Homeschooling

Ohio is one of the many states in the U.S. that is scheduled to implement the controversial Common Core requirements next year.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Undercover: 'How Blasphemy Sounds to God'

Fincke shares von Trier's explicit, unsentimental vision. In what ostensibly is a coming-of-age story set in the tumultuous 1960s, Fincke tears away the typical wash of sepia-toned nostalgia associated with such novels.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Education, Wedding

Digital Post Production

How the NYU School of Engineering will Spend its Summer Vacation: STEM, STEM, and More STEM

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real ResearchNew York City Schools Chance... will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Deseret News

New autism-specialized charter school to open in Pleasant Grove

Future student Dallin Schmutz looks over things as Spectrum Academy, a charter school for students with high-functioning autism, gives a tour of the construction in Pleasant Grove Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Grove, UT, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education, Utah County, UT, Springville, UT, Kids

The Washington Post

Forging ahead together

Johannah Willsey's first mosaic was on a trivet forged by her husband. That first creation - which would lead to a full-time family business - was the beginning of a "collaborative process," Willsey said.

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Related Topix: Education

Western Star

Summer schooled

This summer my kids have no camps, no lessons, no plans, no pressure. They're chilling at home, exploring our new neighbourhood, hanging with friends.

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Related Topix: Games, Board Game, Education, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will hold registrations for new students

Registration for all students entering the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools for the first time during the 2014-2015 session will be held at the school the student will attend.

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Related Topix: Education, Covington, LA, Slidell, LA, 9, Social Security, Personal Finance, Chickenpox, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Leesburg teen steps up for touring musical 'Brothers of the Knight'

As your mom and dad always say: practice, practice, practice! That's how you get really good at something, and that's exactly what dancer Kaeli Ware has done for most of her 14 years.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Education, Arts, Ballet

Foster's Daily Democrat

Common Core upsets home-schooling parents

Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: Education, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Family, Kids, Lawrence, KS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Psychology Today

What if School Didn't Exist? A thought experiment

They probably were the least-known Americans, unknown to anyone. Mary's parents were dead.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Carnation Fourth grand marshal Anthony Smith wants to be part of close-knit community

People stopped their work in a Valley coffee shop when Dr. Anthony Smith came to the counter.

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Related Topix: Carnation, WA, Education Etc., Duvall, WA, Education

Rediff.com

Meet Boy Wonder Tanishq Abraham

Admission to high-IQ Mensa society at 4, college at 7, high school diploma at 10, currently a medical correspondent for the CBS talk show The Doctors and if all goes well a PhD in the near future, Tanishq Abraham is all set for academic glory, reports George Joseph.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Education

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Oakwood's Bobby Pierce Continues Dirt Track Success at 17-Years-Old

Oakwood -- He has the car, a fully-stocked garage, and the wins. He also has one of the sport's best nicknames -- the Smooth Operator.

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Related Topix: Education

The Press On-Line

Pupils solve the world's problems

Beauty queens all over the world may be wishing for it, but a group of Christchurch pupils are actually making world peace happen.

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Related Topix: Education

Dearborn County Register

Teachers sell supplies at treasures sale

Early reading skill books, books for pleasure reading, games, art supplies, maps, posters, CDs, student workbooks with teacher's guide, teachers' editions-these are just some of the things available at the award-winning Teachers' Treasures Sale to be held Friday, July 25, 9:00-4:00 at St. John's Lutheran Church on North Dearborn Road east of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sunman, IN, Education, Dearborn County, IN

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Southland Times

Bullied teen to meet net giant

BOUNCING BACK: Angus Slade, 14, who has used his own bullying experiences to create an animated anti-bullying video that has won a Google award.

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Related Topix: Education

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Quincy Journal

Geo. Keller & Sons closing

So, in March, the QPS board had to cut teachers and support staff and now they intend to increase admin?? Makes sense.

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Related Topix: Kell, IL, Education, Healthcare Law, Law

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