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  1. Does Canberra risk rewriting the dark side of history?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    The questioning of the suitability of place names in the ACT that some people find offensive or unpalatable crops up from time, accompanied by lobbying of the ACT Place Names Committee to change certain names . One name that can be relied on to be the focus of sporadic objection is Douglas Haig after whom Haig Park is named.

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  2. Real Talk: Is grad school worth it?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Times

    ... idea (like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, or Oprah, who made their wild successes without obtaining any degrees in higher education) and data showing that an electrician or plumbing apprenticeship may be a better investment than either a B.A. or a Ph.D., ...

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  3. Alabama's virtual schools face lack of accessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Soaring enrollments, growing graduation classes and expansion into new buildings underscores the recent surge in popularity in online education in Alabama. But the rapid growth of so-called virtual schools is likely to soon encounter the harsh reality of a lack of access to high-speed and functioning internet in rural areas.

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  4. A Simple Way to Increase Focus and Lower StressRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Someone's talking to you-your partner, or child, a colleague or a friend-and though you're physically present, you're not really hearing them. Your thoughts are elsewhere, on a problem or worry, a conversation from the morning, a conflict at work, or a plan for the evening.

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  5. PEP mock exam grade smallRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    MINISTER of Education, Youth and Information Ruel Reid has explained the recent Primary Exit Profile mock exam results, and urged educators, parents, students and stakeholders of PEP to remain calm about the results, as they represent only a percentage of the total score to be assigned after sitting the actual examination in 2019. "The mock was administered on one component of the PEP, that is, the performance task, which accounts for 20 per cent of the total assessment," the minister said.

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  6. PSAT/NMSQT results available to educators: Student report rollout to begin December 12Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Results for the October 10 PSAT/NMSQT are now available online to educators. These reports will be made available to students on a rolling schedule beginning Students should receive an email when their scores are available, sent to the email address they have in their College Board account profile.

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  7. Three CHS students named to Academic All State Football listRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Big Spring Herald

    Three Coahoma High School student athletes have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievement by the Texas High School Coaches Association. Joe Manning, Cassie Gutierrez, and Emily Krabill were named to the THSCA's Academic All State Football second team.

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  8. Tell it to SunStar: More cases of illegal arrest with MLRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    FOR many lawmakers and justice of the Supreme Court, martial law has become a black or white statement of support for the fascist policies of the Duterte regime. No longer are the situation of the Mindanaoans taken into consideration nor the rights violations happening on the ground.

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  9. The state's top 100 highest-scoring schools on 3rd-grade PSSA examsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Do you know how public school district students statewide performed on the most recent Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams, given to students in grades three through eight? The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently released the results of standardized tests given earlier this year, including the Keystone Exams, which are taken ... (more)

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  10. Voice of the People: We must return to Biblical principlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... (Maybe we wouldn't feel the need to import labor if we hadn't aborted over 60 million since Roe v Wade). 2. Education: America used to have the finest education system in the world, admired around the world, that turned out students with a high ...

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  11. Heavy Precipitation To Move Into Chattanooga Area; Some Areas Of Tennessee To Get Some Snow AccumulationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 4PM EST SAT ...A WINTRY AND HEAVY RAINFALL STORM SYSTEM THIS WEEKEND ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN PLATEAU... WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY AS A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES THE AREA.

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  12. Two LI schools named to AP District Honor RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... el courses of interest," Commack Superintendent Donald James said. Joie Tyrrell is a Long Island native and covers education for Newsday, where she has worked for nearly 20 years.

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  13. New California School Dashboard paints a colorful pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    So many school districts are having such a hard time delivering the basics of an equal opportunity for an education that one in three statewide has been targeted for special assistance, according to a comprehensive state report card released by the California Department of Education Thursday. The state identified 374 school districts out of roughly 1,000 that qualify for additional help - more than 60 percent more than last year, when the state issued its first set of ratings under the new "school dashboard" system.

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  14. Charter School Lobby Silent as Charter Teachers Continue StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    ... best students or fomented "no excuses" discipline policies or increased segregation or denied services to special education kids or a thousand other shady business practices-whenever any of that happened, we were told they were just unfortunate side ...

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  15. Welcome, character-building waits in emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    As a gifted queuer with an aptitude for quiet waiting I have been trying in vain to share the angst of the news of the reported waiting times in Emergency at the Canberra Hospital. New statistics show that the average waiting time to be attended to in emergency at Canberra is 46 minutes.

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  16. Green Ridge Educational Foundation to award first scholarships in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Warrensburg, Sedalia 200, and the Truman Lake Community Foundation, Burkhart and the Green Ridge Board of Education sought nominations for members for the Green Ridge Foundation. "It was important to include board members who were long-standing ...

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  17. EDITORIAL: Devos right to sound alarm on higher education debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Sometimes the most controversial thing you can do is say what's blindingly obvious, but that no one wants to acknowledge. That's what Education Secretary Betsy Devos did last week when talking about student loan debt.

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  18. Yelp for School? DC Unveils Rating System for Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Washington

    ... and that doesn't tell you how good the school is," said Ruth Wattenberg, Ward 3 member of the D.C. State Board of Education. City officials say the report cards will help shape policy by giving District leaders and educators a common set of facts to ...

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  19. ACT Government to spend $2million to encourage kids to walk or ride to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The RiotACT

    ... to walk, ride or use public transport. Suzanne Orr, representing the ACT Transport Minister Meegan Fitzharris and Education Minister Yvette Berry, said the first year of the Active Streets saw a five per cent increase in the number of children who ...

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  20. No more letter grades when Utah board rolls out new report cards for schools Jan. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    Utahns will get their first glimpse of the state's new school report card on Jan. 3, state education officials told the Utah Board of Education on Friday. The new report card has no letter grades but employs a dashboard that gauges student achievement and growth, and rates schools as exemplary, commendable, typical, developing and those with critical needs.

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