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  1. Meet Clinton Bolick, Libertarian Lawyer Turned Arizona Supreme Court Justice: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... just how horrible our public schools are for many of our students. It made me realize that I could do more for education focused in a systemic direction rather than just a few students at a time. And I interned for Orin Hatch-which illustrates just ...

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  2. Sorry, technophiles: 92 percent of students prefer books to e-readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    Sorry, technophiles. While the world may be going digital, when it comes to reading, regular books are here to stay.

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  3. Hearing set in BISD's Lambert fraud, conspiracy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... business to her son; stealing from unaudited booster club funds; overbilling students dual-enrolled in higher-education programs and pocketing the differencel and other unexplained cash deposits, according to Bales. The indictment accused Lambert, ...

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  4. Amish give up on pricey Ontario, head for new life on Prince Edward Island farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SooToday

    Much like the past when pioneer families travelled west for farmland to call their own, two groups of Amish families from Ontario are heading east to till the fertile, red soil of Prince Edward Island and establish a new home. According to realtor Brad Oliver, it has simply gotten too expensive in Ontario for the Amish communities to expand, and young people to own their own farms.

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  5. Clarke's Lanoue leaving for Fulton County schools jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... national Superintendent of the Year awards, the Vermont native has emerged as a national figure for teachers and education administrators pushing back against the burden of standardized testing in public school systems, the state's proposed ...

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  6. Finding a social weakness, then creating a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... awardees, the panelists said they were awed by the students' proposed solutions for challenges in the areas of education, income and mental health. 'A leader is someone who stands up for what they believe in ... and we've got a room full of leaders ...

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  7. Applications soar after university drops SATRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    This kind of jump is unprecedented, the school said. About 6,000 more students applied compared to the year before.

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  8. First-semester Gpa a Better Predictor Of College Success Than Act ScoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scientific Blogging

    ... some of their financial barriers to college access are removed," said co-author Denice Ward Hood, a professor of education policy, organization and leadership at Illinois. In the sample, about 44 percent of the students who enrolled in 2005 and ...

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  9. Cruz wants to force D.C. to fund a school voucher program it doesn't wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... year. "School choice is the civil rights issue of our era. Each and every child has the right to access a quality education," Cruz said in a news release. "Not only does school choice give low-income children the same choices and opportunities that ...

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  10. For-profit colleges in Maryland are ripping off students, consumer group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... at for-profit colleges, private career schools and public colleges in Maryland, using data from the Department of Education and Maryland Higher Education Commission, a state regulator. Advocates found that programs offered at for-profit schools cost ...

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  11. Why school choice is right for America's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    Quality education is every child's right, not a privilege that only belongs to upper-class families. It has been almost 62 years since the U.S Supreme Court 1954 ruling in the Brown vs. Board of Education case, which abolished racial segregation in public schools because every child has the right to quality education under the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

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  12. They took the tests. But they got into a selective college without sending scores.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... a statement. "I'd like to believe this is evidence that we're about to see a resurgence of pragmatic liberal arts education in this country." Wesleyan is now in its second test-optional cycle. Twenty-eight percent of its applicants this year chose ...

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  13. Reforming Liberian Schools in Five Easy Steps -- Part IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Perspective

    ... new college grads with high scores into graduate programs at home or abroad. It is an investment in our children's education. Indeed, we could reduce class size and yet fail to achieve our goal to improve instruction. This is what some of you have ...

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  14. More Students Apply to GWU After Test Requirement RemovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMAL-AM Washington

    Since George Washington University declared itself a "test optional" school, the number of applications by prospective students has risen by 28%. More than 25,000 people have applied to GW since the school decided to do away with ACT and SAT tests.

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  15. One dish meal: Cuban picadilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    Beans and rice is a Caribbean staple. Serve this classic Cuban ground beef dish over rice as the main meal or use as filling for tacos or empanadas.

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  16. Record number of UI applicants will get admission news todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Gazette

    ... overall has grown for many years, though it dipped last year, said Chuck Tucker, vice provost for undergraduate education and innovation. That was when the UI switched to a single application deadline (Dec. 1) and notification date for students. The ...

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  17. '19 Kids and Counting' Update: Anna Duggar Defends Homeschooling...Read the original story

    Thursday | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    '19 Kids and Counting' Update: Anna Duggar Defends Homeschooling Decision, Family's Net Worth Issues Continue On Gospel Herald In her new post on the Duggar Family blog, Josh Duggar's wife talked lengthily behind her decision to let her children be educated in a home school system.

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  18. Fuel Education Launches Online Career Readiness PathwaysRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | T.H.E. Journal

    Fuel Education has launched a new blended and online program, Career Readiness Pathways , for career and technical education . "Online and blended learning models are ideal for high schools looking to transform or expand their CTE offerings quickly, affordably and thoroughly," according to a news release.

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  19. District being 'cautious' with early results of report cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | This Week Community News

    South-Western City Schools officials say they will wait until all the state report card data for the district are received before evaluating the information and deciding if anything should be appealed. The Ohio Department of Education released the first set of data for the 2014-15 school year earlier this month.

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  20. 6 Education Stories to Watch in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his list of the top stories he'll be watching in 2016.

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