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  1. We must do better to close the gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The RiotACT

    Last week the Prime Minister released the annual Closing the Gap Report which reports on progress towards our commitment of closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians in areas including life expectancy, health outcomes, education attainment, employment and wellbeing. This is the ninth report of its kind and is sobering reading.

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  2. Trumpa s hiring freeze leads some Army bases to suspend pre-K and other child programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events President Trump's federal hiring freeze is forcing at least two U.S. Army bases to indefinitely suspend prekindergarten and other programs for young children.

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  3. College Board to boost SAT security to combat cheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MDJonline.com

    ... and given to students overseas. "The most important thing is what they did not say," said Bob Schaeffer, public education director for FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing. "They did not say they're going to stop recycling tests, which ...

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  4. Immigrants change up their routines, brace for arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Atlanta

    Since Trump's immigration enforcement order and travel ban,... . Wilfredo Mendoza, of Boston, left, and Christina Villafranca, of Malden, Mass., right, displays a placards during a rally called "We Will Persist," Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Boston.

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  5. Photos: Athens Rotary awards STAR students, teachersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... John Roark, Athens Banner-Herald) Johnelle Simpson, chair of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee, introduces the recipients of the STAR Student and Teacher award program during a Rotary meeting in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, ...

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  6. Holtz says he hasn't gotten any money from outside groupsRead the original story

    Wednesday | SFGate

    ... she said. Holtz told The Associated Press that the group he was referring to in the email was WinnerWI, an education-focused group formed by former Republican state Rep. Don Pridemore , of Hartland. Both Holtz and Pridemore said the group has raised ...

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  7. Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidanceRead the original story

    Wednesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S.... Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through Mexico. The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

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  8. College Board tightens SAT exam security, but key risk remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    The owner of the SAT college-entrance exam, which has been plagued by a raft of cheating incidents overseas, outlined new security measures but stopped short of remedying the test's biggest vulnerability. The New York-based College Board said the steps include reducing the number of times the test is given outside the United States and increasing the auditing of test centers.

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  9. College Board To Boost SAT Security GloballyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years. The College Board tells The Associated Press it's reducing the number of international testing dates from six per year to four for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years.

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  10. Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    President Donald Trump is sending his Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to Mexico on a fence-mending mi... . FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly speaks in Munich, Germany.

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  11. 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold lifeRead the original story

    Wednesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The U.N. envoy for Syria says he's not expecting any breakthroughs in the first intra-Syrian peace talks under U.N. supervision in 10 months, hoping instead to build "momentum" for an eventual peace after nearly... The U.N. envoy for Syria says he's not expecting any breakthroughs in the first intra-Syrian peace talks under U.N. supervision in 10 months, hoping instead to build "momentum" for an eventual peace after nearly six years of war. The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.

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  12. Source: Administration to lift transgender bathroom guidanceRead the original story

    Wednesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... guidance was based on its determination that Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in education and activities, also applies to gender identity. It was not legally binding but sent a warning that schools could lose funding if they ...

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  13. Highland Park High graduate, Delta pilot, talks about pursuing passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... the benefits she had during her career as an air traffic controller. The event organizer, Gary Martin, a special education teacher and coach at Highland Park, reiterated Bolden's statements to the students that grades should be a hinderance to their ...

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  14. Study: Kentucky students' troubling transcripts point to possible 'grade inflation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... every day at Ballard High School, tutoring fellow Bruins who have fallen behind in the subject. In his State of Education speech Wednesday, Commissioner Stephen Pruitt reveled the need for more catch-up programs -- like tutoring services -- saying ...

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  15. 'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WKOW-TV

    The Army Corps of Engineers' plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp isn't likely to end on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota. Republicans who six years ago rode a wave of Tea Party discontent at town halls targeting congressional members are now skipping them to avoid giving Democrats the opportunity to strike back with the same tactic.

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  16. Next Article:HP, Mandating Diversity, Will Withhold Fees From Some FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | American Lawyer

    ... difference in mean scoring -- according to region, irrespective of race or gender. This indicates that quality of education in the Northeast is better than in the Southeast of the United States. The impact of superior education is further magnified ...

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  17. The Superintendent of Schools, Town Supervisor, and Mayor Speak of Completion and GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Fairport, NY: One hundred and twelve business professionals and local community members attended the annual Fairport-Perinton Chamber of Commerce's The State of the Town, Village, & Schools. This event has seen exponential growth during the last three years.

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  18. A case for coordinating education tax benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Tax credits, deductions and exemptions at the federal and state level deliver billions of dollars to families saving and paying for college, yet there is no effort to coordinate spending and tax policies. As a result, there is no clear picture of the impact of tax benefits on budgets or higher education, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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  19. So far, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is just what her critics fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events President Trump listens as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos has been U.S. education secretary for only a few weeks, but already she has shown herself to be exactly what her critics feared.

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  20. Former NFL players union director dies at age 76Read the original story

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    Prosecutors say two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head lured her to a ditch in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her. Prosecutors say two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head lured her to a ditch in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her.

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