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  1. Ghyll Royd celebrates fantastic SAT resultsRead the original story

    Thursday | Wharfedale Observer

    FORM 6 pupils at Ghyll Royd School in Burley in Wharfedale are celebrating fantastic SATs results, as they retain the school's 100 per cent pass rate for the fourth consecutive year. The pupils passed all of their English, Maths and Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar tests by either reaching or exceeding the age-related expectations.


  2. Asian-Americans are apparently losing interest in law school; report shows outsize enrollment dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABA Journal

    California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu is one of the authors of the study. Office of the Governor of California Asian-American enrollment in law school has declined more steeply than that of other racial and ethnic groups, according to a report documenting a glass ceiling for this group in the law.


  3. APNewsBreak: Claims of human rights abuses in Hawaii fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A human rights complaint has been filed on behalf of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's l... . FILE - In this March 22, 2016 file photo, an unidentified foreign fisherman smokes a cigarette aboard a U.S. fishing vessel at Pier 38 in Honolulu.


  4. Texas Senate aiming to move divisive bills at breakneck paceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Valley Morning Star

    The Texas Senate staged an unusual midnight floor session Thursday as conservatives who dominate the chamber rushed to revive abortion restrictions, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people before opponents have time to mobilize against them.


  5. Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 11 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A 9-year-old girl who survived when her siblings and father were stabbed to death said she saw her mother stab the others and that her mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her. A 9-year-old girl who survived when her siblings and father were stabbed to death said she saw her mother stab the others and that her mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her.


  6. Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing herRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WKOW-TV

    A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to. A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to.


  7. The Latest: Texas Senate concludes midnight sessionRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Latest on the Texas Senate hustling to pass bills in the first week of the special legislative session : The Texas Senate has concluded an unusual midnight floor session as a chamber dominated by the state's most-conservative voices rushed to revive previously stalled legislation. The session allows the chamber to take back up stricter abortion limits, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.


  8. After passing sunset bills in midnight meeting, Senate clear to push...Read the original story

    Thursday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The Texas Senate met at midnight Thursday, at the behest of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick , to approve the must-pass sunset bills -- a prerequisite to debating the rest of the items on the agenda for the special legislative session.


  9. 47% of grads have A's, but . . .Read the original story

    Thursday |

    The high school class of '16 had lots of A students: 47 percent graduated with an A average , reports Greg Toppo for USA Today . But while grades and graduation rates are rising, SAT scores are down.


  10. New Study Finds Alabama Students Improve Test Scores Using Fuel Education's StrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Since 2006, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools , in partnership with the Alabama State Department of Education , has provided schools across Alabama with access to Stride , an award-winning adaptive digital learning solution from Fuel Education , to improve student outcomes and to better engage individual students in school. To test the effectiveness of the program, the Auburn University Center for Evaluation analyzed ACT Aspire data for students using Stride and compared it to scores of their matched peers.


  11. Burke grads Austin Londo and Garnett Nicolas report to West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Newspaper

    To be an effective leader, you must not only be physically fit but also smart, respectful and responsible, which is consistent with the Burke Catholic atmosphere.” - Being accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point is an exceptional honor reserved for the nation's most promising students. Yet, not one, but two graduates of Burke Catholic High School's Class of 2017 will count themselves as members of the Long Gray Line.


  12. Kaplan Test Prep Expands Beyond High-Stakes Exam Preparation Into Academic Help ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Wire

    The new services, which are available online, including on mobile devices, offer students help from Kaplan's expert teachers right when and how they need it, whether it's working on challenging homework problems or preparing for exams. Kaplan's expansion into the academic help space is a natural move for the company, which has 50 years experience in preparing students for the GMATA and GREA , which test students' quantitative skills, and the MCATA , which has a major focus on basic sciences.


  13. Betsy DeVos' Latest Speech Draws Protests, Even Before She SpeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is speaking to the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, today in Denver, but protests from left-wing activists and teacher groups started yesterday. Hundreds marched from the state Capitol in Denver to the Hyatt Regency, the site of the speech, with signs reading: "Dump Betsy DeVos," "Take Devouchers Elsewhere" and "Stop School Privatization!" DeVos' speeches have drawn notable protests before, as when she gave the commencement address at a historically black college .


  14. Trial Set for Hawaii Woman Accused of Killing GranddaughterRead the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    ... were called to her house in June 2016. She died hours after contact at a nearby hospital. The state Department of Education states Stone removed her granddaughter from a Hilo elementary school for home schooling eight months prior to the child's ...


  15. When the sense of reality starts to flickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    A vintage mystery-thriller flick provides a very current term for a form of psychological warfare that seems much in use lately. I might not have noticed this term at all if I hadn't just had to change a number of lightbulbs around the house.


  16. Tips to Improve Your Child's Math ScoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Times

    At a time when math is becoming an increasingly important subject for students to master, students are exploring ways to better understand the subject of math and improve their test scores. One math skill builds on another.


  17. Union leader: School vouchers 'polite cousins of segregation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Union leader: School vouchers 'polite cousins of segregation' In blistering speech, union leader says Education Secretary Betsy DeVos refuses to acknowledge 'the good in our public schools' Check out this story on WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: Randi Weingarten, President of American Federation of Teachers , speaks about President elect Donald Trump's Education Secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos, during a news conference at the National Press Club January 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. Teachers' unions are mobilizing to urge a vote against DeVoss confirmation.


  18. The history of school vouchers isn't flatteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | District Administration

    ... students vouchers to attend segregated private schools - and no option for black students to receive a public education. We argued that the path to equality starts with recognizing this problematic history and continues through thoughtful ...


  19. Connecticut approves 504 new slots for charter school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | District Administration

    The State Board of Education approved 504 additional seats in state charter schools for next year Wednesday after hearing impassioned pleas both for and against the proposal. Most of it centered on plans to add 154 seats to Capital Preparatory Harbor School in Bridgeport.


  20. Eco-Brand Helps Children Become Smarter and HealthierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... through a quirky fantasy world. Their journeys and experiences reinforce the importance of outdoor activity, STEM education, and making healthy, responsible choices--all in a hilarious story-based format. (Think Spongebob Squarepants meets The Magic ...