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  1. After the Storm, Schools Rise AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Huffington Post

    ... It was a far cry from what New Orleans schools looked and felt like a decade earlier. Back then, the city's education system was on the ropes, academically, financially and physically. Schools failed to educate the great majority of their students ...


  2. Illinois Tied for Highest ACT ScoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    The highest ACT score is a 36 and the average composite in Illinois is a 20.7 for the class of 2015 that puts the state in the number 1 ranking, along with Colorado. In addition, State Board of Education Spokesperson Matt Vanover says they saw some gains in the number of students meeting college readiness benchmarks.


  3. Study: Delayed brain development connected to poor kids' learning abilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Researchers examined the areas of the brains of nearly 400 of America's poorest children that impact scholastic achievement and occupational success. Structural differences in the brains of America's poorest children in comparison to higher-income children's may prove academically disadvantageous, but steps can help reverse the problem, a study said.


  4. Church group volunteers offer help to Fort Wayne schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Herald

    "I've had the same little girl from second grade to fifth grade," Washburn said. "She's just like another little grandchild almost.


  5. Natick Makes Best School Districts in Massachusetts ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Just in time for the start of the school year, Boston Magazine has released its annual rankings of the top school districts in Massachusetts. Using the most recent data from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Statistician George Recck, director of the Math Resource Center at Babson College, created a weighted average value based on the best available date for the school districts - including high schools, middle schools and elementary schools.


  6. Falls School District happy with ACT ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Menomonee Falls

    ... off. Along with our record Advanced Placement test participation and performance, we continue to raise the bar on education in Menomonee Falls," said Corey Colla, principal at Menomonee Falls High School. The state composite score is 22.1, with a ...


  7. Avon, Avon Lake play for Silver Rail trophy Sept. 4: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 |

    When the Avon Eagles take the football field against the Avon Lake Shoremen on Sept. 4 at Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium in Avon, it will be the first match up for the two schools as members of the Southwestern Conference.


  8. Class of 2019 arrives at UVMRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... they are the best UVM has ever attracted," said Beth Wiser, the director of undergraduate admissions at UVM. A UVM education is not cheap. The cost of tuition this year is more $37,000 for out-of-state students and about $15,000 a year for ...


  9. "Squawk like a sea gull"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Worcester County Times

    Members of the Class of 2019 and transfer students officially arrived Thursday for the academic year at Salisbury University in Salisbury. "Squawk like a sea gull" Members of the Class of 2019 and transfer students officially arrived Thursday for the academic year at Salisbury University in Salisbury.


  10. KY high school ACT's improving despite lower scores statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The Kentucky Department of Education says the state is behind the rest of the country when it comes to meeting ACT college-readiness benchmarks. "To see some pay off with some positive scores some positive movement is always nice," said Charley Broughton, Owensboro Apollo High School principal.


  11. Thumbs of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Lebanon Democrat

    Thumbs up to Dr. Paul Stumb, who was named the newest president of Cumberland University at the school's convocation Wednesday. Stumb, 55, has served Cumberland University since 2003, when he became an adjunct professor, a capacity in which he served for two years before becoming dean of the Labry School, a position he has held while the division evolved to its current incarnation as the Labry School of Science, Technology and Business.


  12. First scores from new standardized tests show mixed resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Education Week

    The first round of results from Connecticut's new standardized exams show more students than expected are excelling at English language arts, but math skills remain a challenge, according to scores released Friday. The math scores matched state estimates, but Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell said there is "significant room for improvement" and announced a new council to assist teachers that will be made up of educators, industry and business leaders and experts in math, science and technology.


  13. Lifelong learner, Broomfield High senior aced the ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Broomfield Enterprise

    ... that includes Ogden's ACT scores will be released next August. Even before he set foot in a classroom, Ogden said education was important to him, and math was like a second language. "When I was a kid, my dad and I used to do math problems. He ...


  14. P-G honored for 'beating the odds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Putnam County Sentinel

    A Putnam County school is listed among the top 50 of Newsweek magazine's 2015 "Beating the Odds" list. This list ranks the top 500 high schools in the nation for low-income students Pandora-Gilboa placed 46th on the list.


  15. Lamar Lauds ACT SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Lamar School announced this week that the Class of 15 averaged a composite score of 26.1 on the American College Test, or ACT. The average score in Mississippi and the nation is 19. The ACT is a curriculum-based measure of college readiness in English, math, reading, and science.


  16. Expect some changes at UCS this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | C & G Newspapers

    ... In a statement, Johns said her district's goal is to create a "college culture" that encourages additional education after graduation. "This college culture ensures our students are successfully prepared for these post-secondary experiences, whether ...


  17. For Your FileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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  18. University of Kentucky enrollment is growingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... $100,000 for four years in Lexington. There's also a growing school of thought - ranging from Bill Bennett, the education secretary under President Ronald Reagan, to President Barack Obama - that the limitless increases in college tuition are fueled ...


  19. Recent Mass. grads tie for top score on ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... reading and science), well above the national average of 28 percent, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said. "I congratulate our Commonwealth's students, who continue to lead the country in academic achievement and college ...


  20. More and more, Hurricane Katrina is portrayed as a blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WSOCTV

    ... New Orleans for the dramatic improvement its made since Katrina. "I think the best thing to happen to the education system in New Orleans is Hurricane Katrina ," education secretary Arne Duncan told Roland Martin . Some people have taken the praise ...