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  1. Your View: The value of public school accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... not reflect a school's “grade” at a point in time, nor does it factor in the results of standardized testing. Instead, accreditation is a human process, based on whether an individual school meets the standards, established by ...

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  2. Goodell: - Big Ugly' Bill Holds Some Hope For EducationRead the original story

    54 min ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... things for education in the "Big Ugly" bill. He said that measures were put in place to open up the standardized testing to provide more access to testing scores and student success rates from the annual ELA and math exams for grades three through ...

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  3. 'I am so sorry': Son of Mr Fluffy breaks his silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | ABC News

    The son of the man who gave rise to the Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis says he is "so sorry" for the heartache it has caused. He said he felt a mixture of guilt, fear and compassion for the thousands of people who have been forced from their Mr Fluffy homes and the tens of thousands of others who may have been exposed to the potentially deadly asbestos.

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  4. Studies link kids'lead exposure tocrime years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    JOSE M. OSORIO / CHICAGO TRIBUNE Anne Evens, former chief of lead poisoning prevention at the Chicago Department of Public Health, in her office on June 5. She recently published a study that documented how lead continues to hurt children. After growing up poor in a predominantly African-American neighborhood of Cincinnati, the young adults had reached their early 20s.

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  5. Pine Tree HS talks Career ReadinessRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | East Texas Review

    Pine Tree High School will be presenting a series of special meetings for Pine Tree students as part of the 2015-2016 College Readiness Series. Dr. Tony Tipton, Director of College/Career Readiness and Mr. Bill Irvine, Lead PTISD Counselor will be presenters for this series.

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  6. PSAT score earns teen trip to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Madison Hull, 16, is pictured with facial transplant recipient Carmen Blandin Tarleton at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders summit at Harvard University in June. CHAMBERSBURG >> Little more than two years ago, Madison Hull had plans of becoming a musician.

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  7. Women, minorities struggle on Missouri teaching examsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Woman and minorities are failing Missouri exams to enter teaching programs and to gain certification at higher rates, raising concerns about bias. The gender gap is problematic because the tests are cutting off the very people most driven to the profession, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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  8. Wine, Soda Pop, and Law Schools - More on "Law Review Lift (Drag)"Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | PrawfsBlawg

    Some time this month I will get to a relatively more serious topic, like textual opportunism, but for right now I'm still fiddling around with Al Brophy's ranking system. that I don't bury the lead, let me say up front that I have played some simple-minded statistical games with Al's data.

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  9. Bishop Moore DL Josh Keeler picks Yale over UCF, VandyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    It was a difficult decision for Josh Keeler, but in the end, this is exactly the position he had planned for himself. The Orlando Bishop Moore defensive tackle has always strived for high marks in the classroom, which is why it was eventually a no-brainer for Keeler to choose Yale over UCF and Vandy, his other two finalists.

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  10. Summer Jobs for Teens? Not LikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    ... factors are at play, including more students attending summer school to keep up with a proliferation of standardized testing, and more student athletes committing to year-round schedules. But the recession pushed many more American adults to seek ...

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  11. 4 ways to outsmart any multiple-choice testRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Ideally, multiple-choice exams would be random, without patterns of right or wrong answers. However, all tests are written by humans, and human nature makes it impossible for any test to be truly random.

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  12. US set for STEM boostRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Fox News

    When it comes to education reform in the United States, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is the term that is usually at the tip of the tongue of every policy maker, teacher, or school advocate. For its detractors, STEM is a buzzword for more standardized tests or a de-emphasis on humanities education.

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  13. Students in region acing both ACT, SATRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    If there was a perfect ACT score in central Ohio, there's a good chance it came from a Dublin student. In the past four years, 25 Dublin students have aced the college-readiness test.

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  14. Racially offensive diatribe has no placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Iol.co.za

    NOT SO: The idea that black students cannot do well at university is a self-fulfilling myth of professors who do not see it as their mission to nurture their potential, says the writer. David Benatar's article, "Those Who Seek Changes Must Show They Are Desirable took me back to a comment made by two leading members of the famed Detroit Pistons basketball team, the eccentric Dennis Rodman and the mild-mannered Isaiah Thomas.

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  15. Dvorak: Genius Girl and elite-college maniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    Do not take summer research statistics. Do not hire a robotics tutor. Do not start yet another thread on a parenting forum asking for advice on how to get your child into the much-sought-after Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Northern Virginia.

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  16. Huidekoper: High school graduation rates aren't necessarily a reason to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Denver Post

    Graduates toss their caps in the air during the Broomfield High 2015 commencement at the 1stBank Center on May 23. In Colorado, high school graduation statistics tell us little about what that degree means in terms of a graduate's knowledge and skills. The recently published 2014 Legislative Report on Remedial Education again makes that clear, especially if you look at several high schools where the four-year graduation rate is impressive but the ACT scores and remediation rates are not.

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  17. Edmond teen scores perfect score on ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    PERFECT SCORE ON THE ACT TEST. NOW AN EDMOND TEEN CAN ADD HIS NAME TO THE SHORT LIST.

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  18. Business ties Bush made as gov. turned lucrative laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In his final year as governor of Florida, Jeb Bush led a campaign to persuade an Italian military contractor and its partners to build a plant in Florida, meeting with the company's chief executive, offering financial incentives and appearing at an event celebrating the project Soon after Bush had left government for the private sector, the contractor, Alenia North America, provided him with a warm welcome of its own: It paid him $64,000 to deliver a speech, his campaign disclosed.

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  19. Badgers Target Jamil Kamara Doesn't Have the Grades to Play for WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Badger of Honor

    After coming off a very encouraging visit to Madison one week ago, it appears as if highly coveted transfer Jamil Kamara will not be a member of the Wisconsin Badgers. According to a report from Benjamin Worgull of BadgerNation , the wide receiver who attended the University of Virginia who was slated to transfer to Wisconsin, does not have the grades to meet the university's criteria.

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  20. Flynn takes long road to Cornell Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    When Jamie Flynn was a hard-throwing, boisterous senior prodigy at Ashland High School, his dream was two-fold: to pitch at a Division I college and to leave that college without a penny of debt. The second half of that plan is probably off the table - baseball is not a revenue-driven sport like football at the college level, and only the most elite players receive substantial athletic scholarships.

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