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  1. Editorial: Late school start doesn't help kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Detroit News

    ... school years and is one of only four states specifically to place tourism ahead of schooling. According to the Education Commission of the States, which surveyed laws around the country related to school year length and start times, Michigan ...

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  2. Lois M. Collins: School start times are designed for everything but the kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    The American Academy of Pediatrics says we're starting school too early for teenagers to thrive.

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  3. "Fast" Applications: What To Do When a College Gives You the VIP TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    ... experts committed to guiding families through the college admissions process. As counselors and published higher education researchers, we aim to bring perspective (and some sanity) to college planning, and we strive to provide students with the ...

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  4. Go Ape Treetop Adventures swing into North Myrtle Beach this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Myrtle Beach Online

    The course includes five zip lines, including one that crosses a lake and is 900 feet long, several rope ladders, and two Tarzan swings.

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  5. Back to School: Pediatricians push for later start times for teens to curb lack of sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Prince George Citizen

    Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.

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  6. Later School Start Time: Good for Kids, Hard to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.

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  7. Gov. Rick Scott calls for scrutiny of standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... former Gov. Charlie Crist, the likely Democratic nominee - was trying to make up for his previous neglect of education in an election-year conversion. Scott's gubernatorial office announced last week that he would propose the highest per-student ...

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  8. The problem with the a problem with tenurea for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Attacking tenure and job protections has become the rage in school reform circles.

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  9. New school year brings new outlook to EL districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Review

    A welcoming, comfortable environment where students, staff and parents can embrace education to the fullest extent.

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  10. Fairly weight test resultsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    Anticipation and fall are in the air, as they always are when school reopens. But this year, add trepidation among teachers as the state Department of Education implements a new protocol for evaluating them.

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  11. In Our View/Letters to parents, No Child Left Behind Act: About those a failinga schoolsRead the original story

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... children get slammed the hardest. After all the shouting, there's a simple, two-part remedy: Fully fund education as the McCleary decision requires and repeal NCLB. Feel strongly about something? Share it with the community by writing a letter to ...

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  12. OPINION: The College Board's Coup To Politicize American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    The College Board, the private company that produces the SAT test and the various Advanced Placement exams, has kicked off a national controversy by issuing a new and unprecedentedly detailed " Framework " for its AP U.S. History exam.

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  13. Study recommends later start times for middle and high schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPMT-TV York

    Young adults should have later school start times, so they can catch up on sleep.

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  14. States with Faster Internet Access Have Smarter PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Emmy Advanced Media

    ... are also conducive to learning. The dissemination of information from one person to another is the essence of education . Families living in communities and homes with fast internet connections had to invest in the infrastructure needed to provide ...

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  15. Inspirational Brother Rice Student Loses Battle With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Caption: Brother Rice High School remembers the life of Cameron M. Fahey, 17, a popular senior who died Aug. 21 after a nearly 10-month battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

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  16. Advanced Placement scores releasedRead the original story

    Yesterday | KeysNews.com

    The Monroe County School District on Monday released its Advanced Placement and American College Testing scores, and they are a mixed bag of results.

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  17. Pediatricians: "Let them sleep."Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    ... is the latest of multiple studies in the past two decades recommending later start times for schools. The Education Commission of the States recommended it in May. Others date to 1993. On Monday the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Ohio ...

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  18. Gap persists as St. Cloud students test below averagesGap persists as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Cloud Times

    ... High school sophomores take an additional reading exam, and juniors test in math. The Minnesota Department of Education reported that statewide, all groups made gains in reading, except for English learners, who showed no change. "We're very excited ...

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  19. Pediatriciansa Rx for schools: Later start timesRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.

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  20. More Read the original story

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi education officials say student scores on a state test fell in 2013-2014, and they think they know why.

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