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How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

Paying for college presents a tremendous hurdle to many families, from wading through paperwork and navigating financial aid to understanding the long-term implications of college debt.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan State University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

True grit and tweens

What is grit? It can be described in several ways: perseverance, follow-through, passion, chutzpah , and resilience .

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Examiner.com

Islamic terrorists abduct 100 schoolgirls from burning Nigerian town

A large group of Islamic terrorists on Tuesday abducted at least 100 Nigerian schoolgirls from a high school in the predominantly Christian town of Chibok, Borno, following a violent terrorist attack on the town, according to Nigerian police officials .

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Folio Weekly

Bestest Kids Issue a

Give Angela Corey a little vacay, y'all: Check the list at least twice and get the progeny in a program this summer! FREE Library Events Jacksonville Public Libraries, St. Johns, Nassau and Clay counties library systems offer all manner of neat programs all summer long to keep the little kids, tweens and teens busy.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Florida, Libraries, Atlantic Beach, FL

The Georgia Straight

Christin Reardon MacLellan: VSB elementary band and strings program is not expendable

Christin Reardon MacLellan, president of the Coalition for Music Education in B.C. , issued the following open letter to the Vancouver school board: My name is Christin Reardon MacLellan.

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Related Topix: Family, Symphony, Arts, Education Etc., Kids

Key 103

Nigeria: Militants Kidnap 100 Schoolgirls

More than 100 schoolgirls have been kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen from a school in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Family

The Hastings Tribune

Education a calling, not a job, for HMS principal

It's easy to spot Hastings Middle School Principal Dave Essink when he's driving around Hastings.

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Related Topix: Family, Hastings, NE

BBC News

Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe

The former national head of counter terrorism is to lead an inquiry into 25 Birmingham schools over allegations of a hard-line Islamist takeover plot.

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Go Local

Central MA College Standout: Smith College's Megan Baker

Smith sophomore Megan Baker will be putting her education and passion for community to use in Washington DC this summer.

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Related Topix: Family, Smith College, Northampton, MA, Arts, Literature, Education Etc., Clark University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Council sacks all of governors at Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College

The entire governing body at a Bradford secondary school with more than 1,000 pupils has been sacked over concerns about its "actions and effectiveness" following a critical Ofsted report.

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Salisbury Journal

Children at school '10 hours a day'

School staff suggested that long hours in school or childcare are resulting in 'ghost' children who do not talk to anyone, fall asleep and lag behind classmates Children as young as four are now at school for up to 10 hours a day as work pressures leave families spending less time together than ever before, teachers have warned.

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KNDU

Kylie Jenner "hurt" by plastic surgery rumors

Fans of Keeping Up with the Kardashians have watched Kylie Jenner grow up in front of their eyes.

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24 Hours

Take it from the students of King George Secondary School, compost is cool

Vancouver School Board is rolling out a district-wide composting program to teach kids how to sort compostable products, mixed materials and garbage destined for landfills.

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Fox News

How far Disney stars fell

Ever since Walt Disney cast Bobby Driscol to star in "The Song of the South" waaay back in 1946, the studio's roster of juvenile talent has always had an unusual knack for getting into trouble.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Beach Party, Comedy Movies, Music!, Musical Movies, Annette Funicello, Family, Entertainment

BroadcastNewsroom

WTTW Chicago, Scrappers Film Group, and PBS Digital Studios present...

This dynamic and groundbreaking web documentary series focuses on education in and the surrounding region as seen through the eyes of five 8th grade students attending very different publicly-funded schools as they strive to make it into one of the region's top public high schools.

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ThinkProgress

Louisiana Lawmakers Claim Planned Parenthood Is Using Sex Ed As A Scheme To Sell More Abortions

So far this year, Louisiana lawmakers have launched several attacks on reproductive health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Human Sexuality, Abortion, Women's Health, Health, US Governors, Family

Hereford Times

School wins place in national first aid competition

Lucton School regional winners. Back l-r Henry McNab, Georgia Rowney and Ellie-Mae Davis Bufton.

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Eastern Daily Press

Education secretary Michael Gove has his say on issues in Norfolk

There have been grave concerns over the state of education in Norfolk. We asked education secretary Michael Gove what was being done to address the problems.

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Daily Mail

English pupils 'are the worst behaved in the world': Even top-rated...

Gunman screaming 'Heil Hitler' kills at least three in shooting spree at Jewish community center and retirement home on Passover eve English pupils 'are the worst behaved in the world': Even top-rated schools are blighted by classroom chaos, study says Schools with the worst problems face serious disruption every day - pupils screaming obscenities, ... (more)

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Iom Online

Results published of survey on young people in Isle of Man

A major survey of the island's 11 to 18-year-olds reports 77 per cent of them are happy most of the time but 25 per cent worry about doing well at school, being bullied, having friends and finding a job.

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Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, Family

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