Education Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Dc startup Calolo raises $100K to help students get into collegeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | University Business

    Washington, D.C.-based edtech startup Cololo, previously known as CollegeAppz Inc., has raised a $100,000 friends-and-family round to bring their mobile education software product to two D.C. schools - Mary Center, a nonprofit in D.C., and Transcend Academy, a private test prep company. Cololo's software application works to help students prioritize and organize tasks related to applying to higher education institutions.

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  2. Dansville Mustangs race towards futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Genesee Country Express

    This is a journey that started long before anyone arrived at Dansville High School,” he said. “At this crossing place we look back at all the years of studying, papers, exams, classes, deadlines, relationships, road trips, games and sleepless nights.

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  3. Join Test Takers from Around the Globe for the TOEFL Test Prep ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Canada NewsWire

    ... on the TOEFL A Go Anywhere website at www.toeflgoanywhere.org . About ETS At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions ...

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  4. New teacher bonuses a bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the bonus. This idea gets me so steamed not just because it makes Florida look like a lightweight in the world of education, but because it takes time and attention away from the worthwhile stuff. Parents sigh and roll their eyes and, once again, ...

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  5. Idaho education department releases new test scoresRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Idaho students scored higher taking new standardized tests compared to the national benchmarks used to measure English language arts and math proficiency. Scores were supposed to be released June 5, but a delay with the vendor pushed the release date several weeks.

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  6. Capital Life: Ceramicists step up for triennaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Anita McIntyre, Blue Print for a Capital , 2015. The porcelain paperclay monoprint drawing with screen prints and metal stand will feature at Craft ACT's ceramics triennale exhibition.

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  7. American OpinionAFRAID in America?Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    America's airlines - they're the ones who told passengers to take a flying leap - have wallpapered the country with ads focusing upon how inexpensive their basic airfares are. While I don't enjoy flying, I recently had to get from here to there and back.

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  8. Home schooling on the rise in Fairfax County, nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Fairfax Times

    ... from Edwige Pinover. The 10-year-olds have been home-schooled since preschool. While their mother leads their education, they also take part in supplemental classes and private lessons. Jenny Grove-Bradshaw of Centreville home-schools her ...

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  9. Upward Bound students across the state participate in "Fun Day Olympics"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | West Virginia Metro

    ... at Salem College in 1976 Archie Talley, as well as from SIU President Dan Nelant, who spoke on the importance of education. Upward Bound is one of the TRIO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education since 1965 that focuses on helping ...

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  10. Arlington School Board expands protections for transgender peopleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    The Arlington School Board voted Wednesday to protect transgender employees and job seekers from discrimination, following in the footsteps of nearby Fairfax County schools, where the move stirred noisy controversy. In Arlington, however, two policy changes meant to expand the protections passed quietly.

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  11. Shaquille Oa Neal is the funniest thing to happen to golf since Charles BarkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    Nothing will ever take away from Shaquille O'Neal's accomplishments on the basketball court. Likewise, there might not be anything that can make Shaq accomplished on the golf course.

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  12. Grand Rapids schools working on seeing SAT gains similar to ACT uptickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MLive.com

    ... is 19.8. While below the state average, Ron Gorman, GRPS' executive director of high schools and alternative education, said only East Grand Rapids and Byron Center have outperformed the district in terms of ACT growth over the last two years. "With ...

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  13. When it comes to death, Marina Abramovic knows exactly how she wants to craft her endingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    Marina AbramoviA lies in a bed during a media preview of her 12-day project titled "Marina Abramovic: In Residence" in Sydney, Australia. to sing "I Did it My Way."

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  14. Meet the first registered candidate for the 2048 presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... "I was very interested in politics back when I was in middle school," he told me. His candidacy "grew out of an education program I was doing with the Boy Scouts. I was putting on the meeting program one month and I wanted to do it on civics. I ...

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  15. Flying this weekend? Arrive early and leave the fireworks at home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    If you are one of the 77,000 Washington area residents traveling by air this July 4th weekend, airport officials have a message for you: Leave the sparklers, firecrackers and rockets at home. There's no space for fireworks aboard your flight this holiday weekend, one of the busiest travel events of the summer.

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  16. Concerns raised by SAT snafuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Philly.com

    ... know whether scores from two sections left uncalculated are the same" as all sections, said Bob Schaeffer, public education director of the Boston-based Fair Test: National Center for Fair and Open Testing, a critic of the SAT and other standardized ...

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  17. Brian Binggeli, 56, is the new Plano schools superintendent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the Collin County school district. "The most important thing is that everyone I talked to really does value public education here in Plano and is very supportive," Binggeli said. Binggeli was selected by trustees in March where they praised his ...

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  18. Is Pittsburgh Better Than Philadelphia? A New Study Says SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    ... and for all, which one comes out on top. In three out of five categories that were analyzed - quality of public education, employment opportunities, sports fandom, commuting patterns and nightlife - Pittsburgh was rated better than Philadelphia. For ...

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  19. Indiana Board of Education considering changing how schools are ratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... on the east side of the block between Chestnut and Guthrie streets. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Indiana Board of Education is considering changing how it rates schools. Under a proposal from state Superintendent Glenda Ritz, state officials would ...

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  20. Ohio Ditches PARCC ExamsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... along with the sheer amount of time kids spent on testing. Now, the budget dictates the Ohio Department of Education must pick a new test provider. The ODE will go with the American Institutes for Research, the same company that develops the state's ...

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