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  1. UNC system proposes minimum admissions standards pilotRead the original story

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    ... of exceptions is limited to 1 percent of the number of freshmen accepted each year. Patrick Akos, UNC School of Education professor, doesn't do research directly on the subject, but he said there studies have pointed to GPA as a better predictor of ...

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  2. Reconsidering standardized test score dataRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The following is a guest commentary by Alexandra Pardo, Ed.D, executive director of Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School. Standardized test scores such as performance on the DC Comprehensive Assessment System , SAT, or Advanced Placement exams are often the primary measurement of assessing school quality.

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  3. Lunch, louder than you can imagineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Elementary school lunchrooms might be able to power whole neighborhoods if energy could be harnessed from decibels and channeled into the grid. I had not realized the possibilities before yesterday.

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  4. American Expat Launches The Adventurous Mailbox to Inspire Kids to...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Adventurous Mailbox offers series of adventure books introducing world cultures delivered from abroad in very stylish packaging, a dynamic "top secret" online community for kids, as well as professionally developed lessons to accompany the books. The team's desire is to introduce children to different ways of thinking and being, while inspiring a curiosity to learn other languages, travel the world, and lead well-examined lives.

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  5. Same-sex couple prepare to tie the knot againRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Glenda and Jennifer Lloyd after their wedding ceremony at the Old Parliament House rose gardens last year. Photo: Rohan Thomson Less than a year after they married in the rose gardens of Old Parliament House, Jennifer and Glenda Lloyd are getting ready to do it all again.

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  6. K12NN Wire: Marshall Tuck run schools SAT scores remained flat, some even declinedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race. Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful. Consider if ...

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  7. Mediocrity in, mediocrity outRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... 1999. It should be ashamed of these results. So should educational leaders who have supported this government's education agenda. However, it didn't take long for the government's supporters to offer excuses. Predictably, Manitoba Teachers' Society ...

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  8. Tom CrawfordRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times

    ... 30 days from the school calendar. During the 2011-12 school year, according to data from the state Department of Education, only 60 of Georgia's 180 school systems provided a full 180 days of classroom instruction. That number declined to 56 systems ...

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  9. BDN reporter's recollections of time with Gough WhitlamRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bega District News

    ... in her eyes as she told him about the wharf. My husband David and I both took advantage of the free university education, doing distance education courses, and I was at Littleton House doing an examination for my University of New England course ...

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  10. a This is not an Education Problem. This is a Government ProblemaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... other five-year-olds in our care." The problem is not with the people she works for, Bowles said. "This is not an education problem. This is a government problem," she wrote. Bowles was not directly named in the letter to parents from officials ...

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  11. 'UK first' football academy to aid female footballers in Yorkshire earn US scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... ections to try to secure aspiring sports stars athletic scholarships. Leeds City College is third largest further education college in the UK, offering academic and vocational subjects at locations across Leeds and Keighley to around 57,000 students.

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  12. Coming Soon: Northbrook Academy to offer classes in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Northbrook Academy, a private preparatory school, is proud to announce that for the first time will be opening our doors to the community at large for an unprecedented Enrichment Program. The new enrichment program is designed to encourage exploration of theatre arts, visual arts and language arts.

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  13. What's next for Pinay teen after 'X Factor' winRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Filipino-Australian singer Marlisa Punzalan still can't believe she was named the youngest winner of "The X Factor Australia" in six seasons. Speaking on the Australian morning show "Sunrise," Punzalan said she is "very happy" that all her efforts paid off and she is now living her dream of becoming a recording artist.

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  14. Pittsburgh Promise aids city students' progressRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... from district schools and city bricks-and-mortar charter schools scholarships of up to $40,000 for post-secondary education in Pennsylvania if they meet certain requirements. So far, $55.4 million has been awarded to more than 5,323 recipients. The ...

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  15. Education Secretary Duncan talks tech with L.A. Unified's CortinesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks to educators at Walt Disney Concert Hall at a forum on early childhood education. While there, he also met briefly with L.A. Unified Supt.

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  16. Stage show teaches students to stop being zebrasRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A ZEBRA? IT STARTS WITH A LION. STALKING A HERD OF ZEBRAS.

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  17. Education Briefs, Oct. 22-24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Park Record

    ... in the state on advanced placement exams and the SAT. According to a press release from the Utah State Office of Education, PCHS ranked fifth in the state in number of students who took AP exams, with 566, placing among schools with much higher ...

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  18. St. Charles Parish public schools system maintains 'A' grade; 15 schools rated A or BRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... one of only 10, A-graded districts in the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Louisiana Department of Education. If there were an honor roll for districts, St. Charles Parish Schools would be on the list as 11 of the district's 15 ...

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  19. UNC system proposes minimum admissions standards pilotRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... of exceptions is limited to 1 percent of the number of freshmen accepted each year. Patrick Akos, UNC School of Education professor, doesn't do research directly on the subject, but he said there studies have pointed to GPA as a better predictor of ...

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  20. St. John Parish school system retains 'C' grade as overall score improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... score increased nearly 3 points, according to data released Tuesday (Oct. 21) by the Louisiana Department of Education. The schools "report cards" are based on student achievement for the 2013-2014 school year. The performance scores for elementary ...

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