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2 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Lots of misconceptions about new common core standards

"Much of the information that's been out there about Common Core has been very negative," said Dan Cassino, a professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson, and PublicMind survey analyst.

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2 hrs ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

Arizona job picture still an up-and-down affair

By Hubble Ray Smith Miner reporter KINGMAN - Arizona's unemployment rate inched up to 6.9 percent in June from 6.8 percent the previous month as some 36,000 government jobs were lost during the month, the Arizona Department of Administration reported last week.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Fears over teacher preparedness

Teacher unions disagree on whether teachers are adequately trained to prepare matric pupils for the new exam structure, South African Teachers Union provincial secretary Mbuyiseni Mathonsi said.

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7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Crime rate continues to drop

Chief Devon Clunis announced overall crime has decreased by 14 per cent, as stated in the 2013 Annual Statistical Report released Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

POP City

Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers

Several days a week during the school year, a group of high school girls from around the region gather after school at Carnegie Mellon University 's Field Robotics Center to prepare for an international robotics competition.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

St. Cloud Times

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June The local results differed from state statistics, which showed an overall gain in jobs.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Science, Sherburne County, MN, Todd County, MN

The Rio Times

Brazil Wins Gold in The Mathematic Olympics of CPLP

Over the days of July 16th to 18th in Luanda, Angola, participants of the Mathematics Olympics from the CPLP were challenged with various math problems, concluding with Brazil taking home one gold medal and three silver medals.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Science, Angola, Mozambique, Africa,

NOLA.com

Plaquemines Parish crime down first half of 2014, Sheriff's Office reports

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced overall crime was down about 10 percent for the first half of the year.

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Related Topix: Science, Belle Chasse, LA, Boothville, LA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Grant will help Georgia kids get a better start

Broad educational consensus holds that third grade is a critical point in a child's development.

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Silicon Alley Insider

This Simple Math Concept Went Nowhere For A Century And Then - BOOM - Computers

There are two main reasons mathematics has fascinated humanity for two thousand years.

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Psychology Today

Is America Safer When Good Guys Have Guns?

It seems like awfully biblical stuff. In the beginning, Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren; and later on gun violence begat gun violence-but actually reduced non-lethal violence.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Science

Wolfram

Solutions Manual to Accompany Ordinary Differential Equations

Features a balance between theory, proofs, and examples and provides applications across diverse fields of study Ordinary Differential Equations presents a thorough discussion of first-order differential equations and progresses to equations of higher order.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wolfram

Computer Algebra in Quantum Field Theory: Integration, Summation and Special Functions

The book focuses on advanced computer algebra methods and special functions that have striking applications in the context of quantum field theory.

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Related Topix: Science, Computers, Computer Science, Physics

CiteULike

The statistical interpretation of pilot trials: should significance thresholds be reconsidered?

BACKGROUND:In an evaluation of a new health technology, a pilot trial may be undertaken prior to a trial that makes a definitive assessment of benefit.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Schools, teachers should get credit for improvement

You might say Georgia's teachers and schools are going to be graded on the curve.

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The Coastal Courier

Camp designed to pique kids' interests

Georgia Institute of Technology and Liberty Elementary School staff team up with Georgia Institute of Technology program director Carolyn Perry in order to get ready for Friday's showcase.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science, Georgia Tech, Liberty County, GA, Education Etc.

Business Journal

Developers starting to plan Midtown condo projects

All those beleaguered condo buyers who worried that buying in Midtown was a bad investment can now revel in the fact that the condo market has definitely turned in their favor.

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CiteULike

The combinatorics of nonlinear controllability and noncommuting flows

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Mashable

Determining Ad ROI, Attribution Is Nearly Impossible

For those of you who do not have the time here's the TL;DR version: Using 25 online i eld experiments, representing $2.8 million in ad spend, Randall A. Lewis and Justin M. Rao showed that you cannot measure the causal impact of choice variables on profit even given access to reliable signals.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science

GhanaWeb

Slow dev't linked to data scarcity

Deputy Minister of Finance Cassiel Ato Forson says the inability of government to carry out effective planning, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes is partly due to lack of accurate and real-time access to data.

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Related Topix: Science, Ghana, Africa, World News

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