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  1. Deer Creek teen youngest in Oklahoma to make a perfect score on ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Getting a perfect score on the ACT is an amazing accomplishment, and an Edmond teenager is now one of the youngest students in the state to make that perfect score. Omar Khan got a perfect score on the ACT college admissions test and he only just finished his freshman year at Deer Creek High School.

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  2. Where They Stand: Scott Walker on issues of 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... to make the university independent from state oversight and regulation. Walker has referred to that as the higher education version of the law he signed affecting state workers four years ago. Walker has not made climate change a focus of his ...

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  3. Some School Districts Look to Levies after Kasich Vetoes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... what I just said here? " Laughter The governor's budget is being praised the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a conservative group founded by Jeb Bush and now chaired by Condoleezza Rice. They support Ohio's increased funding for private ...

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  4. Norwalk-La Mirada School District to boost visual, arts programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Whittier Daily News

    NORWALK – Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District's visual and arts program will get a boost with an additional $1 million for next school year. “Visual and performing arts is an integral part of our comprehensive program,” said Albert Clegg, assistant superintendent of educational services.

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  5. Teachers may get $10,000 bonus for high SAT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... test taker today. I'd like a do-over," Woods said. Fresen, who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and has close ties to a charter school management company, could not be reached for comment despite calls to his office and ...

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  6. With social media tease, Wisconsina s Walker jumps into 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | New York Post

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling the country, speaking to conservatives, courting voters and scoring well in some early polls, Walker will officially enter the race with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  7. Five-year-old Ayva rejected by four Sittingbourne primary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Kent Online

    A mum has hit out at Kent County Council after her daughter was denied a place at four primary schools. Three months before they left, they applied for places for their son Jason at Westlands School , Sittingbourne, and for daughter Ayva, five, at Kemsley Primary School.

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  8. Schafer: Business climate not the same for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    ... of a state's skilled workforce, and Minnesota did well here, too. Minnesota also finished in second place for education, with CNBC highlighting the state's high schoolers perpetually holding the top spot for composite ACT test scores. "The 20th ...

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    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker greets President Obama after the president's arrival at La Crosse Regional Airport in La Crosse on July 2. As President Obama arrived in Wisconsin on Thursday, Gov. Scott Walker warmly welcomed him with applause, a friendly smile and some laughing banter. Don't be fooled.

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  10. Expanding school choice will benefit public school students | Paul Brennan | 20Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Townhall

    ... ve been talking about expanding the statewide voucher program as if it's going to make the sky fall down on public education," said C.J. Szafir , associate counsel and education policy director at the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty .

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  11. PARCC Testing Dropped From Ohio SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WBNS

    ... discontinued but I saw immediately they've replaced it with AIR testing," Barnovsky said. The Ohio Department of Education said Ohio students will now take math and language arts standardized tests administered by the American Institutes for ...

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  12. Admits Record 34,652 Freshman and Transfer Students for Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | UC San Diego

    The University of California, San Diego has admitted a record 26,502 freshmen and 8,150 transfers for the fall 2015 term. The number of new freshmen is up 1,969 compared to last year and there is also an increase among transfer admits by 874 students.

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  13. Highlights of Wisconsin budget up for final committee voteRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Washington Times

    The two-year state budget up for passage Thursday by the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee is expected to be taken up by the Assembly on Tuesday. It's unknown when the Senate will vote on it.

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  14. With social media tease, Wisconsin's Walker jumps into 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling the country, speaking to conservatives, courting voters and scoring well in some early polls, Walker will officially enter the race with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  15. Controversy erupts over appointment of Gerrita Postlewait as next Charleston schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Post and Courier

    ... a contract.” Postlewait graduated with a doctorate from West Virginia University, and started her career in education administration in 1986 as superintendent of Wetzel County Schools in West Virginia. She moved to Horry County in 1992 to ...

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  16. AIR takes over Ohio testing with optimism, but also controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Cleveland.com

    ... opt out movement and make them continue listening to us. We can't back down or go away." Bob Schaeffer, national education director for Fair Test , an organization critical of standardized testing, said AIR is a "relatively new player" in testing ...

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  17. UCSB Offers Admissions to More Than 29,000 for Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Noozhawk

    Volunteers help new freshmen and transfer students to UCSB transport their belongings to campus residence halls during Move-In Weekend. UC Santa Barbara has offered a place in its fall 2015 entering class to a total of 23,074 high school seniors.

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  18. In hunt for new treatments, nonprofits are acting like venture capitalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    By the late 1990s, the Bethesda-based Cystic Fibrosis Foundation had spent decades searching for ways to alter the course of the deadly lung disease. Researchers had identified the genetic cause of the condition a decade earlier, and incremental improvements in care meant many patients were living into their 30s.

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  19. RCGC athletes team up with Special Olympics for summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jersey Journal

    ... ified Sports program. The summer camp program is free to the athletes and includes sports specific instruction and education information on nutrition, health, wellness and fitness.

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  20. D.C. July 4 fireworks forecast: Slight chance of showers and storms, mildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    In the current weather regime, late day shower and storm chances are a staple and, regrettably, one we cannot remove through Independence Day. 8 p.m. forecast: Temps 77-79.

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