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3 min ago | News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For September 2

Lee County schools Superintendent Nancy Graham will make the request at a board meeting Tuesday in Fort Myers.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Fort Myers, FL, Lee County, FL, Education

3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Superintendent to board: Cancel testing 'opt-out'

The superintendent of a Florida school district that voted to opt-out of state standardized testing will ask the board to rescind its decision.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Study: Unhappy teachers cost NJ between $28M and $61M

Study: Unhappy teachers cost NJ between $28M and $61M Disrespect and workload burdens blamed for burnout.


Related Topix: Education, Red Bank, NJ, University of Pennsylvania

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Parents list their own opt out solutions

Lee County School board members have been under fire for passing a vote to opt the district out of state mandated tests.


Related Topix: Education

Thomas More Law Center releases Common Core data mining opt-out form

Breitbart Texas reported on Aug. 30, 2014 that the national non-profit, public interest law firm, Thomas More Law Center , released an opt-out form for parents in a response to the data mining associated with Common Core .


Related Topix: Education, Missouri

US News & World Report

Avoid 3 LSAT Reading Comprehension Pitfalls

After ten years of tutoring law school applicants, I know that thorough preparation and a complete understanding of the test is the only way to ensure that an applicant maximizes his or her score.


Related Topix: Education

Tourism continues to trump education

VHTA spends thousands of dollars each year lobbying the legislature and the governor's office to keep Virginia's students from getting back to school too early.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Fairfax County, VA, us Travel, Travel, Education Etc., Education

Undergraduate Grades Are The Most Important Factors In Your Future Academic Life: Get Them Right

I was treating a former Eagle Academy For Young Men mentee - and co-star of the Crotty's Kids debate documentary - and his mom to lunch at Balthazar a few weeks back when I found myself pontificating, as I am wont to do, about the importance of strong undergraduate grades.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Saint John's College-Santa Fe, Education, Northwestern University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

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High school ag teachers in short supply Schools are increasingly unable to hire as many agriculture teachers as they need.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., Education

WYFF-TV Greenville

Early Act First Knight Program underway at Anderson County School District 5



Related Topix: Education Etc., Education, Expose, MS


Study: Early school start times hinder students

As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education

South China Morning Post

SAT test accused of trying to impose American values on Chinese students

Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending US colleges - last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Education, Prison

What you need to know about the new SAT

A few months ago, the College Board announced significant changes to the format of the SAT.


Related Topix: Education


What's happening to Common Core in NC?

The General Assembly passed a law this summer that opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Education

The Age

Australian killed in Bolivian bus crash

Canberran Kurt Steel died in the crash when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salara de Uyuni salt flats crashed on Saturday.


Related Topix: South America, Bolivia, World News, Australia, Education

Sat Aug 30, 2014

New Jersey Herald


While local students prepare for their first day of school, at least three local high schools can claim bragging rights based on school "report cards" published over the last 10 days or so.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Education, Sussex County, NJ, Warren County, NJ


Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation change

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Education Etc., Education


LI high schools boost AP course offerings despite tight budgets

College-level courses in subjects ranging from calculus and physics to film and dance are expanding in high schools across Long Island, despite enrollment declines and financial strains that have led to cutbacks in other programs, a Newsday analysis finds.


Related Topix: Education

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Colorado schools finding ways to bring digital devices into classrooms

With help from headphones and an iPad, 10-year-old William Grijalvas stays tuned in to Mathis Santella's fourth-grade math class at Ashley Elementary School in Denver.


Related Topix: Colorado, Douglas County, CO, Family, Kids, Adams County, CO, Education, Education Etc.

The Medina Gazette

ACTa Spreparation classes available at Medina County Career Center

College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have two opportunities to enroll in preparation classes at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina.


Related Topix: Education, Medina, OH, University of Akron