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  1. Sacramento tutoring company grows with Bay Area acquistionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ESM Group of Sacramento has 75 employees and contractors and four offices that it uses for tutoring and college counseling. It picked up an office in San Francisco by acquiring Tutorpedia on Thursday.

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  2. One question voucher supports never can answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... tab. The same court that has previously ruled that every child in North Carolina has a right to a "sound, basic education" just decided that taxpayers must fund any sort of education the parents prefer, however unsound it may be. It is not about ...

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  3. Penn Dropping Essay Portion of SAT TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Phillymag.com

    ... from the essay sections of either the SAT or the ACT. Dean of Admissions Eric Furda told the Chronicle of Higher Education that the decision was one that had been "carefully considered": Our internal analysis as well as a review of the extensive ...

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  4. St. Charles Parish students average 20 on ACT, up from 19.8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | NOLA.com

    St. Charles Parish public school students averaged a score of 20 on the 36-point ACT examination this year, up from 19.8 a year ago. . The state average was 19.4, the national average 21. In addition, 77 percent of the St. Charles test takers had a high enough score to enroll in college or technical school.

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  5. GMAT Score - Growing in Importance?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The GMAT Club Journal

    From The Staff of MBA Admit.com, http://www.mbaadmit.com MBA Admit.com: Proudly, one of the most affordable MBA admissions consulting companies I have been asked many times recently whether I have noticed a trend with regard to the importance of GMAT scores in the admissions outcomes of candidates who have applied to Top-10 schools. Some notable trends have been school-specific.

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  6. Should I take the GRE, not the GMAT?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The GMAT Club Journal

    From The Staff of MBA Admit.com, http://www.mbaadmit.com MBA Admit.com: Proudly, one of the most affordable MBA admissions consulting companies Many candidates who take the GMAT test several times and cannot score well on the exam begin to wonder if they should switch to the GRE. Over the past few years, increasing numbers of top business schools have accepted the GRE score instead of the GMAT score.

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  7. Mission High,' by Kristina RizgaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | SFGate

    As an education reporter, I'm often asked whether a particular public school is a good one or bad one. These nervous parents pore over school test scores and worry.

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  8. This 10th-grader's summer vacation included studying law at Stanford UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Alabama Live

    ... Previous roles include the YWCA Heritage Panel, a Student Ambassador representing Chelsea High School, a Special Education Peer Helper, an altar server at her church and a volunteer camp counselor for the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. ...

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  9. Driver on cell phone hits teacher on cross-country charity bike trip, killing himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Washington Post

    ... of the lessons he taught his students about force, momentum, energy and waves. But Wanninkhof said teaching was an education for him, too. His students taught him about the serious obstacles confronting young people who grow up in poverty. "The ...

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  10. Pint-sized globetrotters: Nine Japanese students visit BainbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Bainbridge Island Review

    When Theresa Nakagawa moved to Japan in 2003, she had no idea she'd be there for more than a decade. Twenty-three, she had just graduated from UC-Santa Barbara, when she saw an ad in the newspaper about teaching English abroad.

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  11. Just Us in Davis: AIM: Using diversity as an excuse for inequityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Davis Enterprise

    I have been writing on the GATE issue for well over a decade. Please know it is neither a new issue, nor is the school board making rash, quick decisions without considering community input.

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  12. Readers debate merits of home schoolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... for a cheerleading competition. We have continued to home school our daughter because she is receiving a better education than she would in a public high school. At Florida Virtual School, my daughter is in honors classes and has earned her complete ...

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  13. Testing concerns dominate Pennsylvania House Education Committee hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | District Administration

    ... algebra I, literature and biology. Starting in 2017, students must pass the Keystones to graduate. Department of Education officials said Wednesday that the state spent $50 million to administer PSSAs and Keystones last year, according to the ...

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  14. DC Schools Introduce 'Flexible Credits' To Boost Horrible Graduation RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Daily Caller

    ... performance of some kind, The Washington Post reports . The proposal by the Office of the State Superintendent for Education would decrease the academic credits necessary to graduate and instead increase the requirements for physical education, art ...

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  15. We do indeed owe Sec. Duncan a debt of gratitudeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Whitney Tilson's School Reform Blog

    We owe Secretary of Education Arne Duncan a debt of gratitude. Thanks to his "Race to the Top" program, teacher evaluation has finally moved out of the 19th Century.

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  16. How education system can better serve studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wave

    Seventy-seven percent. That's how many Americans believe the federal government is doing a "fair" or "poor" job on K-12 education, according to a recent 2015 Schooling in America Survey by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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  17. Carter: Future Force Depends on Military Child EducationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter today thanked military children for their sacrifices and championed a family-focused approach to educational pathways for them and their service member parents. Speaking on the final day of this year's Military Child Education Coalition seminar here, Carter said that as a former university professor, he realizes the importance of education as it relates to a richer quality of life, a vibrant democracy, and from his current perspective as defense secretary, to national security and building the future force.

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  18. Brandy Gardner, from Carroll High School, giving commands for her team.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Science, technology, engineering, and math. Put those four words together, and it spells a lot of studying .

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  19. Funding Follows Results for Charter School Facilities BondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Reason Foundation

    ... helps ensure that scarce resources are invested in high-performing schools. This allows charters to offer quality education to more students and expand opportunities for students already enrolled. It is important to

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  20. Jon Stewart: Here are the guests for his final week on 'The Daily Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Christian Science Monitor

    According to Mr. Stewart, "Rescue Me" actor Denis Leary, comedian Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer of "Trainwreck" will appear on the show on the week of Aug. 3. "We're going to have a ball," Stewart said on the July 30 episode of "The Daily Show" of his last week. "And I can't wait to show my appreciation at all the support and enthusiasm that you guys have given the show all these years."

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