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  1. Southern Oregon student sues over failing gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The News-Review

    A student with dyslexia has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Southern Oregon University, asserting he failed two classes because the school denied him reasonable test-taking accommodations. The Mail Tribune reports 22-year-old Mikhail Savona seeks damages not to exceed $1 million.

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  2. Medomak Valley recognizes student HEROsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Herald Gazette

    ... missed any days of school nor been late to class. The Student Assistance Team at Medomak Valley wants to promote education by encouraging students to attend class whenever it is in session and celebrating those who are everyday Attendance Heroes. ...

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  3. Houston school trustees approve plans to improve 27 schoolsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... bilingual-certified teachers and focusing on students needing help in certain subjects, such as reading. The Texas Education Agency in August warned HISD , with 215,000 students and 287 schools, to make improvements at some schools or possibly have ...

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  4. High school dress code hypocrisy exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The Gillette News-Record

    From the front of a class, Samantha Hardin said she was called out for wearing a sleeveless top at Green River High School. She added she was cornered last week by Principal Darren Howard, Assistant Principal Joe Hamel and a teacher and told her apparel wasn't appropriate.

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  5. Donald Trump To Speak At Hate Group's Annual Event, A First For A PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Yahoo!

    President Donald Trump will be the first sitting president to address the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit , which the Southern Poverty Law Center described as a "rogues' gallery of the radical right." Trump will be the keynote speaker at Friday's event, which will also be attended by his former strategist, Steve Bannon.

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  6. This School Day Runs 12 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | New Haven Independent

    ... electives. Weekly, the students pick up 2.25 hours of science, 4.5 hours of art and dance, 2.25 hours of physical education, and 1.5 hours of Spanish. After the official day ends, kids take a break with a snack then launch into a rotating schedule

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  7. Turnaround plans approved for 27 Houston schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | District Administration

    Houston ISD trustees approved campus turnaround plans for 27 of the district's struggling schools as it seeks to avoid a state takeover or school closures triggered by low performance at some of those campuses. The turnaround plans focus on campuses that have been categorized by the state as "improvement required" for between one and eight years, 10 of which could trigger a state takeover of the district if their academic performances do not improve this school year on standardized tests.

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  8. 1 education Goodbye, SAGE. Utah Board of Education picks new vendor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... the testing vendor that developed the SAGE exam taken by public school students each year. The Utah Board of Education announced Friday that it will enter into a five-year, $30 million contract with Questar Assesment Inc., headquartered in ...

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  9. ASMSA opens search for Class of 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts is one of 16 public residential high schools in the country specializing in the education of academically gifted juniors and seniors. Located in historic downtown Hot Springs, the school is a campus of the ...

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  10. Putnam schools show improvement in ACT scoresRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | Herald-Citizen

    The average score for Putnam County school students taking the ACT exam has improved markedly in 2017, according to statistics released this week by the Tennessee Department of Education.The average a The average score for Putnam County school students taking the ACT exam has improved markedly in 2017, according to statistics released this week by the Tennessee Department of Education. The average 2017 ACT composite score for Putnam County was 21.2, an increase of 0.7 points from the average score in 2016.

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  11. Trump to religious conservatives: 'Stopping cold' attacks ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | USA Today

    Trump to religious conservatives: 'Stopping cold' attacks on 'Judeo-Christian values' President Trump said his administration is "stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values." Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2yjRPpc WASHINGTON - In the first speech by a sitting U.S. president to the Values Voter Summit, President Trump said Friday his administration is "stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values."

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  12. 2017 Lakeview Homecoming CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Natchitoches Times

    Lakeview Jr./Sr. High School introduces its 2017 Homecoming Court. The Court is comprised of twelve students elected by the student body.

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  13. How schools rank on 7th-grade PSSA examsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | Business Journal

    Do you know how public schools performed statewide on the most-recent Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams, given to students in grades three through eight? The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently released the results of standardized tests given earlier this year, including the Keystone Exams, which is taken by high school ... (more)

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  14. SITE Santa Fe Unveils its Newly Expanded Starchitect-Designed SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The New York Observer

    The New York-based design firm SHoP Architects has constructed an art oasis in New Mexico, where their latest project, SITE Santa Fe, recently reopened after nearly 10 months of renovations. The firm is best known for their work on Brooklyn's Barclays Center Arena and the Steinway Tower in Manhattan, as well as Uber's headquarters in San Francisco.

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  15. In Our View: Gronwoldt for Pos. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The Columbian

    ... high school. The Evergreen district has done an effective job of managing growth and incorporating technology into education. But with this year's Legislature altering public-school funding and with John Steach taking over as Evergreen's ...

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  16. Teachers union urges state to scrap tests, use money for Harvey-damaged schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Chron

    HFT President Zeph Capo held a press conference in front of Houston ISD Thursday to ask the Texas Education Agency to cancel this year's implementation of the STAAR test and use that money to help Harvey-affected school districts. HFT President Zeph Capo held a press conference in front of Houston ISD Thursday to ask the Texas Education Agency to cancel this year's implementation of the STAAR test and use that money to help The president of the Houston Federation of Teachers urged state education officials on Thursday to cancel this year's battery of standardized tests and to use the money to help offset the costs of rebuilding schools damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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  17. What Do Parents Want From Schools?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Edutopia

    Several recent polls have asked adult members of families their thoughts about education. Media coverage of such polls focuses mostly on findings around school choice.

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  18. Board OKs waivers for Little Rock school systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | NWAonline

    The Little Rock School District is now among nearly 100 of the state's traditional school districts to receive waivers from state rules and laws that were earlier awarded to publicly funded but independently operated charter schools. The Arkansas Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to waive a handful of state teacher licensure laws and rules for the state's largest district, clearing the way for the system to hire "content experts" such as computer programmers, licensed building contractors and licensed health care professional employees for the district's brand-new Excel career-education program.

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  19. Schools to receive letter grades for student performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Covington Leader

    ... The Every Student Succeeds Act is a U.S. law passed in December 2015 that governs the United States K-12 public education policy.The law replaced its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act, and modified provisions relating to the periodic ...

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  20. Scamardo named Commended StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | The Robertson County News

    The Superintendent Pete J. Bienski, Jr. of Mumford School announced that Edward Scamardo has been named a Commended Student for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation , which conducts the program, was presented by the superintendent to Edward Scamardo.

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