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10 min ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

Immaculate Conception School students honored with International learning experience

Summer break brought an unexpected honor and generous blessing to two Clarksville siblings, Hannah Motes, 13, and Sebastian Motes, 11, both of whom are meritorious students at Immaculate Conception School.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Education, France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Based on ACT averages, Duval County students have fewer options

Out of Florida's 67 districts, St. Johns' average score of 22 put it No. 2 in the state.

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Related Topix: Education, Duval County, FL

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

D.C. studentsa proficiency rates inch upward

Average student proficiency rates on the District's annual standardized tests inched up in 2014, increasing 1.4 percentage points in math and less than one percentage point in reading, according to a summary of citywide results provided by D.C. officials.

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10 hrs ago | 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, Education, Rick Scott, Family, Kids

15 hrs ago | 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, Education

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, Education

NBC2 News

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Education, Lee County, FL, Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Education, Lee County, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

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, Education

Examiner.com

'An Evening of One Acts': Two out of three ain't bad

Eric Ray Anderson, Chris Ensweiler and Jessica Skerritt star in "Riverside Drive" the best of the "Evening of One Acts."

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Related Topix: Education, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Vocal

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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Triple Pundit

Poor Air Quality May Be Slowing Your Employees Down

Last month, we discussed the implications of indoor air quality . We asked why you should care, and came up with a number of answers focused on health.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Education

WESH-TV

17-year-old aspiring police officer looking for Forever Family

LAWMAKERS WANT TO ACT THIS WEEK BEFORE CONGRESS ADJOURNS FOR ITS ANNUAL AUGUST RECESS.

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Related Topix: Education

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parents frustrated over state fight surrounding Common Core

Parents listened to speakers provide information on the Common Core plan Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church.

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

Switched

9 Inspiring Quotes About Wisdom That Will Change The Way You See Your Life

One moment, you can feel the profoundness of your own life's purpose in every aching atom of your body.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stress, UC Santa Barbara, Education

Philly.com

Temple to make test scores optional for admission

In an effort to cultivate talented students who don't test well, Temple University says it will become the first national public research university in the Northeast to make standardized test scores optional for admission.

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Related Topix: Education, Temple University, Education Etc., Saint Joseph's University

Norwalk Reflector

Ohio bill would scrap Common Core model

A pair of Republican lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill to repeal Common Core education standards that critics argue usurp local control of schools and place too much emphasis on standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Education, US Governors, John Kasich

Salisbury Journal

Ofsted criticises academy chain

Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has been calling for the schools watchdog to be given explicit powers to inspect academy chains Another academy chain has been heavily criticised by Ofsted after inspectors found that a number of its schools are failing to give pupils a decent education.

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Phillymag.com

Temple to Make SAT Scores Optional for Admission

"In an effort to cultivate talented students who don't test well, Temple University says it will become the first national public research university in the Northeast to make standardized test scores optional for admission," the Inquirer reports.

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ABC News

Catholic school teachers in ACT, Goulburn angry over new employment agreement

Catholic school teachers in the Canberra region could take strike action over a new employment agreement that removes restrictions on class sizes, their union says.

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Related Topix: Education, Education Etc.

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