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  1. The GOP may deliver a knockout blow in its long fight for school vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Nashville Scene

    After years of trying, Republicans look ready to overcome fierce opposition from the education establishment and win state legislative approval of one of the key planks of their school reform agenda. This session, school vouchers legislation has made it farther than ever before in the House, surviving by a single vote last week in the finance committee.

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  2. U.S. Department of Education announces guidance to states to help reduce testingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Holtville Tribune

    Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced new guidance to help states identify and eliminate low-quality, redundant or unhelpful testing. "High-quality assessments give parents, educators and students useful information about whether students are developing the critical thinking and problem solving skills they need to succeed in life," said King.

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  3. ACT government says it is wary of mooted TAFE changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    ... Australian Governments, are designed as measures to increase competition in the sector. Newly appointed ACT Higher Education, Training and Research Minister Meegan Fitzharris said the government had expected some proposals for changes, but more ...

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  4. Childcare in the ACT is expensive and underqualified, says new reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    ... cause of injury." For children aged 0-4 years, 'school' incorporates a range of formal early childcare and education settings including kindergarten, preschool and centre-based childcare services. The measure is assessed by government has an ...

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  5. Exodus from public to private schools stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Labor has committed an extra $37 billion in schools funding over ten years and demands the government match it in the first question time of 2016. The long-running exodus from public schools to the non-government sector has halted, with the proportion of Australian students in public schools increasing for the first time in decades.

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  6. Number of home-school co-ops are increasing - Anderson Independent MailRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    Number of home-school co-ops are increasing Anderson Independent Mail Private school was too expensive, so Barr did research about home schooling and liked what she saw.

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  7. New worry on N.J. school test scores; graduation in doubt for some who didn't passRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | NorthJersey.com

    ... in math and reading to graduate and most North Jersey districts had fairly high passage rates for those tests. Education officials say the new requirements are better measures of college readiness. The change was needed, they said, because students ...

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  8. CommentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Williamson Herald

    I am writing you to express my adamant opposition to the upcoming bill, which allows tax dollars to be taken from public schools in order to transfer those funds to private schools via school vouchers. In my opinion, this is not the way to improve the performance of our public schools.

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  9. Most schools' grades stay flatRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Journal Gazette

    Most school districts in Indiana saw no change to their annual accountability grades in 2015, according to data released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Education.

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  10. GCMS speedster Meunier finds home at ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Stars and Stripes

    When classes begin in the fall at the United States Military Academy, some first-year cadets may wonder, "What did I sign up for?" Meunier's attraction to the military and ability to play football have meshed into a dream-come-true opportunity for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School senior. Meunier accepted a scholarship offer from Army late last week and made his commitment official Wednesday.

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  11. Cambridge News published World Cancer Day: The state of cancer care in Cambridge today -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Cambridge Evening News

    While survival rates for those treated at Addenbrooke's are better than the national average, referrals rates are rapidly rising and staff are facing increasing demands. The Cambridge hospital sees about 4,000 new cancer patients each year who in the last year, have been able to use a new Macmillan information pod which opened nearly a year ago.

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  12. Peotone School Officials Talk Cost CutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Peotone Vedette

    ... class sizes, and reductions in staff and programs. Superintendent Steve Stein led a discussion with his Board of Education last week, taking another look at the district's financial situation and providing options for potential cost reductions. He ...

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  13. 5Why kids a " now more than ever a " need to learn philosophy. Yes, philosophy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    ... forms or Kant's categorical imperative. (That kind of study is valuable, too, and should be included in secondary education somewhere, but that's an argument for another day.) The kind of philosophy I have in mind helps kids become better citizens ...

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  14. Stanford Football: Rounds out their 2016 recruiting classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Isportsweb.com

    National Signing Day is coming to a close and it was nothing short of eventful up to the day. Stanford football finished No.

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  15. Capturing Teachable MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    "Hey, what are we doing today?" one of my eighth grade boys asked as he flew through the door. His question out-trumped the usual "Are we doing ANYTHING today?" so I answered quickly.

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  16. 2016 Presidential Election Will Now Be Decided By Coin TossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Huffington Post

    In an attempt to streamline the cumbersome United States election process, this year's presidential election will be decided by the single toss of a coin on November 8th. "We're scrapping all the primaries, caucuses, conventions, and especially the Electoral College which, let's face it, no one is still quite sure how it works no matter how many times it's explained to us," says Harlan P. Oberwall, Chairman of the Nominating Overhaul Institute and Shoe Repair.

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  17. With STEM degrees, it's not the school that mattersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ComputerWorld

    ... Northeastern has about 1,000 undergrads enrolled in computer science, a five-year program with a cooperative education component that includes spending two or three six-month periods at an actual company. Brodley said, however, that it matters a lot ...

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  18. Victor Davis Hanson: The regrettable decline of higher learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Fresno Bee

    ... the ancient clothes of higher learning. Latin mottos, caps and gowns, ivy-covered spires and high talk of liberal education reflect a hallowed intellectual tradition. In fact, today's campuses mimic ideological boot camps. Tenured professors seek to ...

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  19. Maryland NAACP invites Hogan, leaders to marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    The president of the NAACP Maryland State Conference invited Gov. Larry Hogan and General Assembly members to participate in the national organization's "America's Journey for Justice," an 860-mile mile march from Selma, Ala., to Washington. Conference President Gerald G. Stansbury said it was "time to send a message that justice is for all, not just a chosen few."

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  20. Man arrested with loaded hand gun at BWI airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    A man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday morning after a loaded hand gun was located in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint, law enforcement officials said. Roger W. Allen, 55, was arrested by Maryland Transportation Authority Police officers called to the checkpoint about 10:54 a.m. said 1st Sgt.

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