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  1. Pay It Forward: Cody Watkins - Turning Hardships into HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | WTVC

    Heroes - they are all around us, turning hardships into hope. And, that's exactly what one local company did for an East Ridge family earlier this month.

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  2. Jackson County Sheriff's Department Identified Persons of Interest Bridgeport HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | WTVC

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Department has identified persons of interest in a Bridgeport homicide. Dejion Roberson's body was found on a rural county road in Bridgeport, early Saturday morning.

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  3. CEO with a passion for human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    If passion and intellect are requirements for leading the Canadian Museum for Human Rights - and they should be - then the new CEO and president may turn out to be an excellent choice. It remains to be seen whether John Young has some of the other essential qualities - leadership, vision, ambition and courage.

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  4. Settlement Reached in Anti-Semitism Suit Against Pine Bush SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Your News Now

    Details of a settlement in a 2012 anti-semitism lawsuit involving the Pine Bush Central School District were released Monday. The district has agreed to pay the five current and former Jewish students who claimed to be victims of anti-semitism and harrassment at school.

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  5. Japanese film a rare road movie gemRead the original story

    45 min ago | Scoop

    The Japanese film Haru's Journey - to screen at Massey University's Auckland campus on Monday, July 8 - is a rare road movie gem, filmed in the Tohoku region before the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. It's also a fitting prelude to the Japan Foundation's Travelling Exhibition which opens in the campus library on July 11. The free films are brought to New Zealand with the kind permission of the Japan Foundation and the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, and are shown in Japanese with English subtitles.

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  6. Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Black Enterprise

    Early this week I'm in San Diego attending the U.S. News & World Report's STEM Solutions Leadership Conference . A central theme of the conference is making increasing diversity in STEM a national priority.

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  7. Trustees to hire new Frisco High principalRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    On Wednesday, trustees are expected to name a new principal to replace the popular campus leader at Frisco High School. Hundreds of students walked out in protest earlier this month when they learned former principal Sylvia Palacios had been reassigned to an alternative school in the district.

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  8. ET family feared dead in Boston area plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Friends and acquaintances are mourning the death of a Knoxville area family feared killed when their private plane crashed into a ET family feared dead in Boston area plane crash - Friends and acquaintances are mourning the death of a Knoxville area family feared killed when their private plane crashed into a Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1IoJOzS Dr. Rick Kalister, with his wife, Betty, left, and daughters Jackie and Nicole, right. A plane crash Sunday in Plainville, MA.

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  9. Students Volunteer at Cabrini HospitalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KLAX

    A group of high school students is spending the summer volunteering at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Besides their age, they also have one more thing in common. That's what they want to be when they grow up.

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  10. Montclair Kids First to sponsor free internet accessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

    The group Montclair Kids First has unveiled a new initiative to provide low-income Montclair students and their families with free home-based internet access for four years. MKF announced in a release that it has collaborated with JerseyOn, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that works to help low-income families lacking internet connectivity, to negotiate and fund the purchase of Sprint Netgear Fuse Mobile Hotspot devices that will link up nearly Montclair 1,500 public school students to the Internet.

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  11. Colorado Supreme Court rules against school voucher programRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Colorado's Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a controversial school voucher program in a Denver suburb violates the state's constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools. The Colorado Court of Appeals had previously upheld the system first proposed four years ago by Douglas County, which granted taxpayer-funded scholarships to up to 500 qualifying elementary, middle, and high school students for tuition at 23 private schools, including 16 religious ones.

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  12. Blind Etobicoke sprinter beats the odds and inspires teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Gavin O'Sullivan, an 18-year-old student at West Humber Collegiate, is an inspiration to his teammates and even his coach. Being a sports fan, he decided to join the school track team.

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  13. Researching students key to closing gapRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Every student in the school is tracked. Attendance data, attitudinal data, achievement data, behavioural data - all of it is monitored to see if a student could be at risk of failing and if so where intervention is needed before it is too late.

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  14. Upstate New York school district settles anti-Semitism suitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    An upstate New York school district will pay $4.48 million and pass curriculum and training reforms to settle a lawsuit filed by five current and former Jewish students who claimed they were victims of anti-Semitism in the schools. The New York Times reports the suit accused Pine Bush Central School District officials of failing to take action to protect the students from anti-Semitic bullying from other students for years.

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  15. Kansas officials want school funding ruling put on holdRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KHGI

    Kansas' attorney general is asking the state's highest court to put on hold a lower court's decision that would provide roughly $50 million more in aid to school districts this week. Schmidt said the three-judge district court panel's decision to invalidate key parts of an education funding law was "unprecedented."

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  16. Exchange student organization seeks host families in Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Nino Rostomashvili, an exchange student from the Republic of Georgia, second from left, volunteers with the Open Space Division of the City of Albuquerque on Global Youth Service Day. LAS CRUCES >> A program under Foreign Links Around the Globe , a U.S.-based nonprofit international exchange organization, is looking to connect foreign students with host families in Las Cruces for the 2015-16 academic year.

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  17. $250K bond set for YMCA bus driver accused of distributing child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

    A judge has increased the bond amount for a Belmont YMCA bus driver accused of distributing child porn. Stephen Beeler is suspended without pay during the investigation.

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  18. Public school worker needs September job notificationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    DEAR CARRIE: I work in a public school. I was wondering if the district is required to give employees a written letter stating they will have a position in September, when school reopens.

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  19. Brick Schools' Transportation Department Managers Not Renewed; Sangiovanni Plans Ethics ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    He said he will file complaints against Cantillo, Talty, saying failure to renew his contract was retribution for speaking to prosecutor. Come Wednesday, the Brick Township School District's transportation department will be without its top three employees -- transportation manager Joseph Sangiovanni, assistant manager Tracey Nardiello and district services manager Lynelle Batzel.

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  20. Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Program Designed to Support...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Ago.state.co.us

    The Colorado Supreme Court this week ruled against a Douglas County Board of Education program that allowed 500 students from the Douglas County School District to use state funds to help pay tuition at participating private schools of their choice. "We are disappointed in the Court's ruling because it means that school districts now have one fewer tool to support parents in choosing the education that best fits their children's needs," said Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman.

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