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  1. Vision for a gem in our midst: James Tracy leads Rocky Hill School into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    ... when your total student count is 300. Besides being a nationally recognized thought leader in the field of education and having been published in many of the leading education journals, Tracy also has an impressive record of increasing the academic ...

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  2. Five Things You Didna t Know About Reddit Co-Founder Alexis OhanianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    It's a no-frills social platform with a network of 234 million unique users and eight billion monthly page views. Users can post in almost 900,000 "subreddits" or ask anything of prominent figures like President Obama, Snoop Dogg and NASA Mars scientists.

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  3. We must ensure standardized tests don't crowd out teaching, learningRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    I am writing to publicly applaud Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken Wagner's recent decision on sparing 10th and 11th graders from Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers testing.

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  4. Proximity Learning looks to bring virtual teaching, tutoring to Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Warwickonline.com

    ... company provides certified teachers and tutors in a slew of topics, including their newest venture, special education in 17 states, with the hopes of moving into Rhode Island as well. Although Proximity Learning began in world languages, virtually ...

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  5. Middle school students help a penguin walk again with 3D printingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mashable

    Yellow Purple, aka Purps the Penguin, is a 23-year-old African penguin that was injured on her left leg in 2011. Now, thanks to Mystic Middle School, Mystic Aquarium and ACT Group, Purps has a 3D printed boot.

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  6. Think teachers cana t be fired because of unions? Surprising results from new study.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    ... this originally appeared. Berkshire, who gave me permission to publish this, is a freelance journalist and public education advocate who worked for six years editing a newspaper for the American Federation of Teachers in Massachusetts. Certainly ...

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  7. Donald Trump Jr. called for 'school choice' - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Raw Story

    Speaking at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday evening, Donald Trump Jr. offered a harsh critique of the American education system: "Our schools used to be an elevator to the middle class; now they're stalled on the ground floor. They're like Soviet-era department stores that are run for the benefit of the clerks and not the customers, for the teachers and the administrators and not the students.

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  8. The Republican Party's Education PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Tucson Weekly

    A week ago I wrote about the Democratic party's education platform , which became significantly more progressive than the 2012 version as it moved from the first draft to its final form. The Republican party's education platform is pretty similar to its 2012 version, with a few changes around the edges.

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  9. you can't beat a trump...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Your Democracy

    GOP efforts to restrict immigration to the civil rights movement's fight against Jim Crow laws. But the Texas senator was loudly booed by Donald Trump supporters in the convention hall when it became clear that he was not going to endorse the man who beat him for the Republican presidential nomination.

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  10. SPA celebrates 60 years with national roadshowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Film

    Foxtel Australia has deployed a new smart media asset management system which is helping it to store and share the burgeoning weight of digital content easily and quickly. ATOM, and ACMI present the 2016 Screen Futures Summit, 1 - 3 July 2016 .

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  11. Airdrie soccer player joins Whitecaps residency programRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Airdrie City View

    It can be a long road for any athlete to make it to their ultimate goal - but for Airdrie's Jacob Aulin-Angelozzi, he's about to take one of the biggest steps in his soccer career. Heading into the upcoming school year, Aulin-Angelozzi will begin his first year with the Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club residency program.

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  12. Penguin receives special 3D printed walking bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | UPI

    A Connecticut aquarium teamed up with a 3D printing company and a local middle school to give an injured penguin a special walking boot. Mystic Aquarium shared a video documenting how they were able to rehabilitate a 23-year-old African penguin, known as Yellow/Purple or "Purps the penguin," with the help of 3D printing.

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  13. Pok mon goes to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    Before freshmen got to campus this year, something else did: PokA mon Go, creating surreal scenes across the country as people staring at their phones took meandering, ant-like paths while playing the game.

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  14. Study: Crumbling school buildings yield crummy scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | UPI

    New research helps explain why, all things being equal, students attending well maintained schools score better on standardized tests than students at run-down schools. As many parents surely warn their kids as they select their outfit for the first day of school, appearances matter.

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  15. Viggo Mortensen and Matt Ross on the Fantasy of Perfect FatherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Time

    In the opening moments of Captain Fantastic , a deer saunters peacefully through the woods of the Pacific Northwest, nibbling on leaves and looking effortlessly majestic. Six children, ranging from waist-high to the precipice of adulthood, surround the animal from all sides, breathing silently, their faces caked in mud.

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  16. New Montgomery superintendent says achievement gap is top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    ... is "my No. 1 concern as we start this school year," Smith said. He said he will give more details at a Board of Education meeting Monday and present a plan to principals and others in mid-August. "We have to be thinking about it, working on it and ...

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  17. Plan ahead with Sylvan! Save money and stress with Sylvan SAT/ACT PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RiverBender.com

    Our SylvanPrep for ACT or SAT can help reduce your student's stress and increase test scores for one of the most important exams of his or her academic life. *SAT is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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  18. Sources: Deal struck for Temple president's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Philly.com

    ... harassment complaint against Dai, whom has hired a lawyer and called the allegations "fabrications." Theobald, an education finance expert, came to Temple from Indiana University where he was senior vice president and chief financial officer. During ...

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  19. GOP Education Platform: Strong on fundamentals, dizzying on detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reason Foundation

    The Republican National Convention is in full swing this week in Cleveland, and while even GOP delegates are still in the dark about what Donald Trump actually thinks about education, the party's platform is pretty specific. At its strongest, the document comes down firmly in support of school choice and funding portability.

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  20. Enactus: The enablerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manila Bulletin

    I could not refuse the invitation from former deputy minister of agriculture and former undersecretary of trade and industry ENACTUS Philippines Chairman Jose P. Leviste Jr. to be a judge at the ENACTUS national competition, the winner of which will represent the Philippines in the 2016 World Cup in Toronto, Canada. Joey always manages to be involved in interesting and inspiring advocacies and spending more than 5 hours of a Saturday afternoon I thought would be worth it.

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