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  1. 5 things to know for Friday in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday. The Associated Press obtained the report by the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general, which adds to a growing list of mismanagement in the Philadelphia regional Veterans Affairs office.

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  2. 15 Chinese Accused of Using Impostors for College Entrance ExamsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... some of them to colleges because of concerns about their validity. According to the Institute of International Education, China sends more students to study in the United States than any other country; 31 percent of the international students in the ...

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  3. Don't let your kids' education slip this summer a " build Camp Digital LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SiliconValley.com

    ... summer, from the advanced kids to the struggling kids," said Ellen Siminoff, chief executive of Shmoop, an online education site that offers online classes on a range of topics such as SAT prep, pre-Algebra and the works of Dr. Seuss. "Every kid has ...

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  4. Richard Winn Academy 2015 Graduation Scholarships and AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Independent

    ... The Spirit of Nursing Scholarship was established by RWA alumni, family, and friends who have continued their education to become registered nurses. Upon acceptance to an accredited registered nursing program and a minimum grade point average of ...

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  5. Velez: Why suspend Kto12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    IN CONTINUATION to last week's column, Sir Loloy Escalante likened the K to 12 education program to a complex equation that doesn't solve the perennial problems in the education system. How then do you solve such complex equation, or more importantly, solve the problems in education? Sir Loloy said their group the Alliance of Concerned Teachers opposed the Kto12 as early as 2012 during public consultations such as one held here in Davao City.

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  6. Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slashdot

    Vadim Makarov writes: Fifteen Chinese nationals living in the U.S. have been charged with creating an elaborate scheme to take U.S. college entrance exams on behalf of students . For the past four years, the accused provided counterfeit Chinese passports to impostors, who sneaked into testing centers where they took the Scholastic Aptitude Test , the Graduate Record Examination , and others, while claiming to be someone else, according to a federal grand jury indictment .

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  7. On the Brink: Students as part of solution in York City schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Dispatch

    This entry is the sixth in a series highlighting The York Dispatch s blogs at ydtalk.com. Cara Selemme is a North Codorus Township mother who writes The Unlikely Advocate, a blog about her 8-year-old son Jackson s seizures and the movement to legalize medical marijuana treatment in Pennsylvania.

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  8. Arkansas panel concludes testimony on education policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier

    An Arkansas panel tasked with reviewing the state's education policies and standardized testing has concluded listening to nearly a week of testimony from teachers, testing coordinators and others. The Governor's Council on Common Core Review will conduct four more "listening tour" stops around the state before submitting its findings about the in-state future of Common Core State Standards and its accompanying standardized testing program to Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

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  9. More colleges dropping SAT score requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Traditionally, a big part of the college application process is taking the SAT exam. But, as Anna Werner reports, more educational institutions are rethinking the importance of standardized testing.- CBS News

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  10. Groton-Dunstable Regional High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Groton Landmark

    Awards: Student of the Month, October 2014; Excellence in AP Environmental Science Award 2014; Excellent Work Ethic Award 2014; Elizabeth Haskins Mathematics Contest 2013, third-place; Letter of Commendation for outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National merit Scholarship Qualifying Test 2013. Will I miss GDRHS? "I will definitely miss GDRHS.

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  11. Missing: Hundreds of SATsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIXY-FM Champaign

    Parents say hundreds of SAT tests taken by Virginia students at a high school were lost in the mail, leaving students in a bind. WJLA-TV reports tests are missing for 300 students who took the SAT on May 2 at Broad Run High School in Ashburn.

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  12. 14 Tips for High School Athletes from International College Counselors: How to Get RecruitedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Digital Game Developer

    ... can do more to get themselves on the radar of a coach. All they need is a game plan," stated independent education consultant Mandee Heller Adler, CEO and founder of International College Counselors . 1. Research the ins and outs of recruiting, ...

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  13. 5 Ways to Prepare for Freshman Year at a U.S. CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    International students can watch college lectures from U.S. universities in English online to get an idea of the college classroom experience. Many prospective international students have been admitted into schools they want to attend and feel extremely excited at the moment.

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  14. Westchester Educators Call On Cuomo To 'Get It Right'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ossining Daily Voice

    HARRISON, N.Y. Some of the top educators in Westchester and Putnam County came together as an "unaffiliated team" in Harrison to call for the "immediate suspension" of the adopted education reform that was included in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's most recent state budget. More than 200 teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, parents and students representing 40 school districts gathered at the Harrison High School auditorium, where they spoke out against Cuomo's Education Transformation Act of 2015, which emphasizes even more importance on state standardized testing and infrequent, independent teacher evaluations.

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  15. Bill exempts Connecticut juniors from standardized testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Education Week

    ... and more learning in our public schools are in the future," said Sheila Cohen, president of the Connecticut Education Association, the state's largest teachers' union. The legislation also allows a committee that has been reviewing state education ...

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  16. From poverty to PhD, former Pomona gang member establishes philanthropic foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... a lot of racial issues. Well, there was then, I don't know about now.” “My mom always tried to push education, but I didn't think much about it, just that if I wanted to keep a roof over my head I had to go,” he said. “At ...

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  17. OP-ED | Big Data Is Not the Devil, But It Surely Isn't Education's Savior, EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    ... problem whacks you right between the eyes. As Jeffrey Villar , Executive Director of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform, writes in a recent CTMirror op-ed, "Imagine, if you would, a world in which we didn't make data-driven decisions." ...

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  18. Mapping Low-Income African American Parents' Roles in Their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | TCRecord

    Background: Much discussion and debate has surrounded the role that low-income minority parents can play in their children's education. Research focusing on parents' roles has stressed parents' sense of self-efficacy, cultural background, socio-economic factors, and the context of school to explain not only what motivates parents to become involved in their children's education, but also how, why, and in whose interests.

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  19. Hundreds of SATs get lost in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Recordpub.com

    Parents say hundreds of SAT tests taken by Virginia students at a high school were lost in the mail, leaving students in a bind.

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  20. Josh Duggar's face appears on every article after US website...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... Part of a strict Baptist movement, the strain of which emphasises female submission, modesty, rejection of higher education for women, home-schooling and a shunning of contraception, Duggar is the eldest of Patrick Jim Bob and wife Michelle's 19 ...

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